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WW2 Medical Detachment 39th Infantry bring backs

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This gentleman, Luther Powers, according to his nephew, worked in hospitals. Interestingly, look how many Airborne tabs he collected. He stitched them into a long chain. The British knife with the chain is personalized and really cool. He must have had a lot of contact with the paratroopers. He sent the helmet, a Luft Q60 to the nephew during the war and specially picked out a small one for the boy. The Purple Heart is unmarked. I have his uniform in storage and will have to search for it. Unfortunately no photo of him.

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A fabulous group, my status is currently jealous.

 

 

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That's the infantry division (39th) that my uncle was in....I think Company 'B'....Nice little group.....Bodes

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Great Grouping !


In Memory of Air Corps Technical Sergeant Carl F. Durfee. He died of wounds on 30 December 1944 while serving in the South Pacific. You are not forgotten.

ASMIC member

American Legion member

US Air Force & Air National Guard TAC - MAC

JOHN N. DANIELS ---152nd COMPANY C New York State Infantry--- captured 1864 survivor of Andersonville ---- Great-Great-Great Uncle

Captain Robert L. Hosler, 522nd Fighter/Bomber Sq. 12th Army Air Corp. World War Two P47 Pilot - 1 DFC- 5 Air Medal & 0ne Purple Heart---Uncle

1st Sgt Ann Barry, US Army Air Corp WAC World War Two --ETO --- Aunt

Sgt Willam M. Barry, USMC----Pacific World War Two--Father





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