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Thousands expected in Normandy for D-Day anniversary

...Brothers. American paratroopers were nearly routed by an SS tank division until saved by the arrival of the U.S. 2nd Armored Division, aka "Hell on Wheels."On a tour of the manor grounds, Feuardent pointed out foxholes and let us handle examples...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-10/tourists-will-invade-normandy-d-day
Curtis Glass

...Oscar and Ester Clark Glass. He enlisted in the Army during World War II, achieving the rank of Lieutenant in the 2nd Armored Division, and was decorated with a Purple Heart and Silver Star for service in Africa and Europe. He moved to Chattanooga...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000167132747
MAJ John P. Clements (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Class. MAJ Clements retired from the U.S. Army 2nd Armored Division and retired from the U.S. Postal Service after...member of the Retired Officers Association (MOAA), 2nd Armored Division Life Member, and 82nd RCN BN Association member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-10-14/maj-john-p-clements-augusta-g
Veteran made his mark as author and tennis player

...the 41st Armored Infantry Regiment of the Army's 2nd Armored Division, nicknamed "Hell on Wheels." The unit liberated...one of the cities freed from Nazi rule by the 2nd Armored Division."We tried everything to stop him, but he wouldn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-02-13/veteran-made-his-mark-author
Clifton Henry Sanders (TALLAHASSEE, Fla.)

...1938. Clifton served in the U.S. Army during WWII, Company 'C', 82nd Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Armored Division from March 1941 - July 1945. He attained the rank of Sergeant and was a Purple Heart recipient. He used the G...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2010-06-15/clifton-henry-sanders-tallaha
We need to finish the job in Iraq

...I would like to see is the number of our troops increased and finish the job. I went to north Africa with the 2nd Armored Division in 1942, and served in seven campaigns and two D-Day landings. There were a number of my friends killed; the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/22/let_105421.shtml
Letters
News you can use

...coming here, Gen. Greene was deputy commander with the 2nd Army, where he served under Gen. George Patton in the 2nd Armored Division. A West Point graduate, Gen. Greene was born into a military family. His father retired as an Army colonel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/19/met_13397.shtml
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Online Only: Combat vet backs Bush

...back to Pearl Harbor and what happened to this country. I had been in the U.S. Army about two years in the 2nd Armored Division. In November 1942, my unit went to North Africa, and for the next 30 months we were involved in combat in seven...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/30/let_432864.shtml
Letters
Tank warfare has solid history

...generation harken back to World War II, when Army Gen. George S. Patton made a name for himself commanding the 2nd Armored Division. Tanks first entered the war Sept. 15, 1915, when the British army -- thanks to the insistence of then-First...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/24/met_268502.shtml
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MAJ John P. Clements (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...Class. MAJ Clements retired from the U.S. Army 2nd Armored Division and retired from the U.S. Postal Service after...member of the Retired Officers Association (MOAA), 2nd Armored Division Life Member, and 82nd RCN BN Association member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-10-13/maj-john-p-clements-augusta-g