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

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Destruction at Falaise, August 1944

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Howard Fabel [NY], Joesph St. Laurent [MA] and Bob Searl [NJ], Eupen, Belgium, December 1944.

Ed Stewart [NJ], Eupen, Belgium, December 1944

Red Brand [DE] Ira Dyckes [NY] Pat Milone [NY in basic training at Ft. Jackson, SC in July of 1941

Bob Searl [NJ] & Gus Fischetti [NY] while stationed at Clifton College in Bristol, England

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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US Army encampment, serving as the site for basic training for the 56th Signal Battalion from May 1941 to June 1942

Company "A" Gas Mask Drill. A "ragtag" bunch of recently drafted NY/NJ Citizen soldiers going through the adaption phase to military life...A far different well trained group they were when the Initial Assault beachead landings were made in June 1944…

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"War Games" part of basic training for the 56th Signal Battalion during the autumn of 1941
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