Honoring World War II Foot Soldiers
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Honoring World War II Foot soldiers

 

By Arthur Hirsch, The Baltimore Sun

5:00 a.m. EST, January 13, 2014

 

 

 

 

Thanks to Gina Lukens (Facebook) for sharing this with me.

 

Here's an excerpt - read the rest via the above link:

 

During a forced march from Belgium to southern Germany in the closing months of fighting in Europe in World War II , U.S. Army prisoner of war Cpl. Michael Romanelli said he thought often of getting home — to any sort of life he could make. Romanelli, now 91, recalled thinking "I'll be happy to go home and dig ditches for the rest of my life."
Marion J Chard
Proud Daughter of Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek
540th Engineer Combat Regiment, 2833rd Bn, H&S Co, 4th Platoon
There's "No Bridge Too Far"
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