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  1. Joanie Caldwell

    Joanie Caldwell New Member

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    My Father was Robert G. Courtney. He was in the 45th Infantry Division, 179th Reg. Any information on him would be greatly appreciated! I plan on traveling to Italy in the Fall and would like to attempt to trace his steps.
     
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    Thank you
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    I love Stirling, by the way!
     
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    .....Aloha..my uncle was also with the 179th..I have his regimental book and a list of their HQs ...the book has maps of where they were/etc
     
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    Wow! I wish I had one of those!
     
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    ..yes, it does get down to company level locations/battles/etc ....I even have a picture of a reunion they went to, I think....let me try to find it and post it--and some other things
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Hi Joanie. Glad you could join us. Seems you've already learned something. Your journey has begun. The experts here will direct you to sources that will be helpful. Good luck and have fun.
     
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    Thank you so much!
     
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    ....I can't find that picture..I've got it somewhere......hahahahha..but can't find it ..still looking ..thanks to Takao, it looks like you can download the Regimental book
     
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    Ok, thank you!
     
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    Welcome to the forum. Rich A. in Pa.
     
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    Thankyou!
     
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