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He was in the U.S. Army, 28th Infantry Division, the European theater, from 1943 to 1944, when a rheumatological illness required him to be hospitalized in France, followed by England, then returned to the United States.
He left North American Aviation to volunteer for the United States Army.
He often said that illness saved his life as the rest of his unit fought in the Battle of the Bulge and most did not survive.
www.davisenterprise.com /articles/2005/06/08/obituaries/225obit2.prt   (496 words)

  
 Formations of the United States Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Additional fictitious divisions belonging to the non-existent U.S. Fourteenth Army were created as part of the Operation Quicksilver deception in 1944.
Airborne, armored, cavalry, infantry, and mountain are each numbered in their own sequences, and are thus grouped.
Airborne, armored and infantry are each numbered in their own sequences, and are thus grouped.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Armies_of_the_United_States_Army   (462 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/U.S. 28th Infantry Division
The 28th Infantry Division was a unit of the United States Army in World War I and World War II.
The Division was not mobilised during the Vietnam War, although in 1965 it was selected as one of three divisions in the Army Selective Reserve Force.
It is nicknamed the "Keystone Division", as it was formed from units of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/U.S._28th_Infantry_Division   (873 words)

  
 28th Infantry Division (Mechanized)
The 28th Infantry Division is the oldest division in the armed forces of the United States.
In early July 1945, the 28th began its redeployment to the U.S. The Division was deactivated on December 13, 1945.
Although the 28th was not mobilized in force for Operation Desert Storm, division volunteers were deployed to serve in the Middle East and other locations.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/agency/army/28id.htm   (1472 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/U.S. 29th Infantry Division
The 29th Infantry Division was formed in 25 August 1917 as a National Guard Division from Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia and was sent to Europe in July 1918.
Teamed with the U.S. 1st Infantry Division, the 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th Division was in the first assault wave to hit the beaches at Normandy on D-Day, 6 June, 1944.
The division was out of combat in March but in early April the 116th Infantry helped mop up in the Ruhr area and on 19 April the division pushed to the Elbe and held defensive positions until 4 May.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/U.S._29th_Infantry_Division   (1064 words)

  
 OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF THE SOCIETY OF THE THIRD DIVISION
Infantry Division and attached units in war, the cold war, or during peacetime to join our Society.
Earlier this year Outpost #3 member Henry Burke provided photos of a historical marker placed near the birthplace of the Third Infantry Division at the beginning of World War I. The Dowd House was the headquarters for Camp Greene as the post was called then.
To perpetuate the memory of other former comrades who shared a background of honorable military service with the Third Infantry Division.
www.warfoto.com /3rdiv.htm   (2716 words)

  
 4ArmedForces 28th Infantry Division Black Lions Magnet
You can place these United States Army 28th Infantry Regiment Flexible Magnets on any metal surface to remind you of someone, something or someplace special.
These Magnets make it clear that you or someone you know is proud to be associated with the 28th Infantry Regiment.
www.4armedforces.com /product/0100_M48A   (71 words)

  
 Rec Fresh : Article 'British 3rd Division (World War I)'
Divisions may be infantry, airborne, cavalry, mechanized or armoured.
Currently the 3rd Division is the only division at continual operational readiness in the United Kingdom and comprises three mechanised brigades; the 1st, 12th and 19th.
British 3rd Division (World War I) Template:Infobox British WWI division The British 3rd Division, known as the Iron Division, was originally formed in 1809 by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington for service in the Peninsula War.
www.rec-fresh.net /DisplayArticle72531.html   (236 words)

  
 Special events and ceremonies
U.S. division (mczd.) - who had specifically come from the U.S. for this true highlight occasion - presented Raymond Beringer with the award and thanked him on the part of the United States armed forces for his action beyond the call of duty during the Korean conflict.
U.S. Infantry Division Association, assisted by two U.S. veterans and Luxembourg dignitaries at the sound of taps.  Flowers were then offered and silent tribute was paid to all those GIs, who had lost their lives around Hill 313.
U.S. Infantry Division/Pennsylvania National Guard, is currently deployed in Europe and headquartered at Germersheim, Germany.
www.nat-military-museum.lu /pageshtml/events2002.html   (5278 words)

  
 Michael B. Ellis, Sergeant, United States Army
while serving with Company C, 28th Infantry, 27th Division near Exermont, France, on October 5, 1918 during World War I. He died on December 9, 1937 and was first buried in St. Adaldert's Cemetery in Niles, Illinois.
Ellis' outfit, the famous First Division, was in the thick of the raging battle.
He was the only soldier in Pershing's First Division to receive this honor.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /mbellis.htm   (5278 words)

  
 WORLD WAR I U.S. 28TH INFANTRY DIV OF PA. DOUGHBOY HELMET
Description: World War 1 U.S. 28th Infantry Division of Pa. Doughboy Helmet with Shield Unit insignia.The paint on the helmet is in excellent condition.
Shipping outside United States: Quoted at time of purchase
The liner is gone, but the leather chin strap with buckles is intact and in good condition.
www.antiqnet.com /detail,world-war-28th,836961.html   (102 words)

  
 4ArmedForces 28th Infantry Division Patch
Although most of our United States Army Infantry Divisions 1 - 29 Patches have an iron-on backing, we recommend that you sew them on for longer lasting results.
Our Patches are made from colorfast threads on heavy backing to keep their shape and good looks.
www.4armedforces.com /product/3003_70790   (79 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: US 8th Infantry Division
Category:Infantry divisions of the United States Category:World War II divisions of the United States
The 8th Infantry Division was a unit of the United States Army in World War I and World War II.
The 8th Division did not have battle experience in World War I; it returned to the United States and was inactivated in January 1919.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/US-8th-Infantry-Division   (79 words)

  
 Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Links Page
The 28th Infantry Division is the oldest division in the Armed Forces of the United States.
51st Engineer Combat Bn 28th Infantry Division 110th Regiment Homepage (PA/OH)
Patton's Troubleshooters, the history of the 702nd Tank Battalion Red Devils and the 80th Infantry Division Blue Ridgers and other attached units
www.battleofthebulge.org /links.html   (79 words)

  
 World War II Battle of the Bulge Re-Enactment
The 28th Infantry Division is the oldest division in the Armed Forces of the United States.
Waynesburg, PA 110th Infantry Regiment, Pittsburgh, PA Company L 109th Infantry Regiment Philadelphia, PA The World War II Federation, Host for the Annual Battle of the Bulge Re-Enactment at Fort Indiantown Gap, PA Headquarters, 28th Infantry Division (Mech)
Paper Dolls A women's WWII re-enactment group that portrays women from all walks of life, from hometown sweethearts to French Resistance, from American Red Cross and Army Nurse to German Signals Helferin, from WASPs to Russian Snipers.
www.28-110-k.org /links.html   (79 words)

  
 Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Links Page
The 28th Infantry Division is the oldest division in the Armed Forces of the United States.
General Orders No. 1, dated 12 March 1879, officially established the 28th Division.
, the history of the 702nd Tank Battalion Red Devils and the 80th Infantry Division Blue Ridgers and other attached units
www.battleofthebulge.org /links.html   (589 words)

  
 Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Links Page
The 28th Infantry Division is the oldest division in the Armed Forces of the United States.
General Orders No. 1, dated 12 March 1879, officially established the 28th Division.
, the history of the 702nd Tank Battalion Red Devils and the 80th Infantry Division Blue Ridgers and other attached units
www.battleofthebulge.org /links.html   (589 words)

  
 Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Links Page
The 28th Infantry Division is the oldest division in the Armed Forces of the United States.
General Orders No. 1, dated 12 March 1879, officially established the 28th Division.
, the history of the 702nd Tank Battalion Red Devils and the 80th Infantry Division Blue Ridgers and other attached units
www.battleofthebulge.org /links.html   (589 words)

  
 HISTORY OF THE 28TH INFANTRY REGIMENT
Frederick J. Bailey and John P. Usher of the 28th Infantry, was traveling well in the rear of the front lines when it was stopped by what appeared to be a United States Army captain and sergeant, standing by a halted American jeep.
The reserve battalion of the 28th Infantry, no longer needed in the southern sector of the front, was moved to the town of Alsheid and held motorized for possible use to reinforce the 9th Armored Division.
While visiting the Division, General Marshall presented the Silver Star medal with Oak Leaf Cluster to Lt.Col. (then Major) Donald R. Ward, 3rd Battalion Commander of the 28th Infantry, for courageous exploits on the field of battle.
www.militaria.com /8th/28history3.html   (589 words)

  
 Combat Chronicle- 8th Infantry Division
The 8th Division did not have battle experience in World War I; it returned to the United States and was inactivated in January 1919.
The Crozon Peninsula was cleared, 19 September, and the Division drove across France to Luxembourg, moved to the Hurtgen Forest, 20 November, cleared Hurtgen on the 28th and Brandenburg, 3 December, and pushed on to the Roer.
On 6 April the Division attacked northwest to aid in the destruction of enemy forces in the Ruhr Pocket, and by the 17th had completed its mission.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/lineage/cc/008id.htm   (485 words)

  
 28th Field Artillery 8th Infantry Division
In December of 1957 the 28th FA relocated to Baumholder and later that month most of those who were inducted in to the service in February of 1956 were returned to the United States for release from active duty under Operation Santa Claus.
In the late summer of 1957 the 8th Division adopted the pentomic structure and the 28th FA was modified replacing the three 155 batteries with two 155 batteries, one 8in battery and one battery of Honest John Rockets.
(In 1956 the Army still traveled by train and ship.) We arrived in Bremerhaven about 8 days later and boarded trains for Schwabisch Gmund where we replaced the 9th Infantry Division's, 34th Field Artillery Battalion.
members.aol.com /jcullo3250/myhomepage   (485 words)

  
 Bambooweb: 28th division
1: The '''28th Infantry Division''' was a unit of the United States Army in...
1:...in, only to be wrecked and replaced by still more divisions.
4:...-''Gen. James Gavin,'' Commander, 82nd Airborne Division, 1944-1945
www.bambooweb.com /articles/2/8/28th_Division.html   (485 words)

  
 28th
Other Pennsylvania units of the 28th Infantry Division had their beginnings in the Revolutionary War.
Oldest Division in the Armed Forces of the United States"
Elements of the Division can trace their histories back to 1747, when Benjamin Franklin organized his battalion of "Associators" in Philadelphia.
www.bcs-pa.com /pa/28th   (485 words)

  
 Stone & Stone: Subject Page: United States: Ground unit histories of divisions
Historical and Pictorial Review of the 28th Infantry Division.
Ours to Hold High: History of the 77th Infantry Division in WWII.
Story of the 34th Infantry Division: Louisiana to Pisa.
books.stonebooks.com /cgi-bin/foxweb.exe/base/subjects?1001365   (485 words)

  
 Stone & Stone: Subject Page: United States: Ground unit histories of divisions
Historical and Pictorial Review of the 28th Infantry Division.
Ours to Hold High: History of the 77th Infantry Division in WWII.
Lauer, Walter E. Battle Babies: The Story of the 99th Infantry Division in World War II.
books.stonebooks.com /cgi-bin/foxweb.exe/base/subjects?1001365   (485 words)

  
 World War II Battle of the Bulge Re-Enactment
The 28th Infantry Division is the oldest division in the Armed Forces of the United States.
General Orders No. 1, dated 12 March 1879, officially established the Division.
Britain's 6th Airborne Division Provost Company (Corps of Military Police)
www.wwiifederation.org /links.html   (485 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: US 88th Infantry Division
The 88th Infantry Division was a unit of the United States Army in World War I and World War II.
The 88th Infantry Division arrived at Casablanca, French Morocco, 15 December 1943, and moved to Magenta, Algeria, on the 28th for intensive training.
Nickname: Blue Devil Division; sometimes called Clover Leaf Division.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/US-88th-Infantry-Division   (485 words)

  
 Stone & Stone: Subject Page: United States: Ground unit histories of divisions
Historical and Pictorial Review of the 28th Infantry Division.
Ours to Hold High: History of the 77th Infantry Division in WWII.
Lauer, Walter E. Battle Babies: The Story of the 99th Infantry Division in World War II.
books.stonebooks.com /cgi-bin/foxweb.exe/base/subjects?1001365   (485 words)

  
 Stone & Stone: Subject Page: United States: Ground unit histories of divisions
Historical and Pictorial Review of the 28th Infantry Division.
Ours to Hold High: History of the 77th Infantry Division in WWII.
Story of the 34th Infantry Division: Louisiana to Pisa.
books.stonebooks.com /cgi-bin/foxweb.exe/base/subjects?1001365   (485 words)

  
 World War II Historical Preservation Federation Rules of Authenticity
The 28th Infantry Division is the oldest division in the Armed Forces of the United States.
General Orders No. 1, dated 12 March 1879, officially established the Division.
Britain's 6th Airborne Division Provost Company (Corps of Military Police)
www.wwiifederation.org /links.html   (485 words)

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