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Teletype Training Class - Clifton College
Roberts, LaSalla, Searl [NJ]
Hauck [NJ], Williams [NY], Fischetti [NY]

Bob Searl [NJ]: Cerisey Forest, France

Images of the war's effect on a quaint village in Normandy

St. Laurent [MA], Gahres [PA], Schum [NY] at Bury St. Edmonds, England

Note and photo memory of Sister Agnes, during our stay in Herve, Belgium. Reads: "To Bob, in remembrance of midnight mass in Belgium, 1944. God bless you, Sister Agnes."

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Departed NY Port of Embarkation July 1942 in Naval Convoy. Arrived Gourock, Scotland with elements of 56th Signal Battalion aboard. An anxious two week voyage, in the U-boat infested waters of the North Atlantic Ocean in this recently quickly…

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St. Vith, Belgium

Robert Searl in Eupen, Belgium, a few days before the Battle of the Bulge, Dec 1944

Citizen soldier - Private - 56th Signal Battalion - First Corps. Drafted May 1941 to serve one year in the pre-war military service at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. In December 1941, Pearl Harbor, changed this to eventual direct participation in the…

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Resting in a village outside of Bayeux, so named due to a coal mine that once existed here.
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