My dad’s boss, his brother lived through the Malmedy Massacre-T5 John O’Connell(sp)
SF invasion was to take place on June 6- not enough boats to pull it off
We rarely talked about the war.i was Marine grunt in Nam; my 2 other relatives were Army in Nam.dad landed at Southern France too( called the...
My dad’s picture is in the 36th ID combat book. Lyon, France- he is sitting backwards on a little truck type vehicle-flat bed
My father was 36th ID, Signal Corps, HHC, landed in Salerno and Southern France
My relative, Carl Proffitt, landed in first hour,King Co,116th Inf Reg
He got all his men off the landing craft. He survived the war.moved back to...