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...of the first units to train at the camp was the 4th Infantry Division. Its soldiers were among the first to land on Utah Beach during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy. Also during World War II, German and Italian prisoners of war were housed...

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Jacob Jay Pearlstein

...Jay joined the army and served as 2nd Lieutenant with the 4th Infantry Division based in Augusta. He landed by ship on Utah Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Cited for heroic action, Jay received the Bronze Star, the Oak Leaf Cluster, The Presidential...

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Family traces father's emotional journey on, after D-Day

...European soil, as we did before this trip, you can only imagine.Highlights of our itinerary included: Omaha Beach; Utah Beach; Caen; Bayeux; St. Lo; Mortain (likely the victory confirming the Germans could not stop the momentum of the Allied...

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May we never forget their sacrifice

...German-occupied Western Europe turned the tide of World War II.Tens of thousands of Americans stormed Omaha and Utah beaches and parachuted into coastal France that Tuesday morning. Many ? too many ? never returned home.It was nothing...

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Augusta area 100-year-olds share secrets of longevity

...smoking." Chick Pelonero was born Oct. 6, 1913, in Pittston, Pa. He was drafted into World War II, landing on Utah Beach on D-Day. He was stationed at Fort Gordon, and went on to work for the VA Hospital in Augusta. He turns 100 next...

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James Anderson

...World War II with the 82nd Airborne Division, nicknamed by the Germans as "The Devils in Baggy Pants". He fought at Utah Beach, Normandy and in operation "Market Garden", about which the movie "A Bridge Too Far" was based. He received numerous...

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Fort Gordon has been a show of might for decades

...Barton, who later became a well-known Augusta real estate executive, 4th infantrymen were the first to land on Utah Beach during the D-Day invasion of Normandy during World War II.Two other divisions, including an armored division with...

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Fort Gordon

...of the first units to train at the camp was the 4th Infantry Division. Its soldiers were among the first to land on Utah Beach during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy. Also during World War II, German and Italian prisoners of war were housed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/27/com_504714.shtml
Fort Gordon

...of the first units to train at the camp was the 4th Infantry Division. Its soldiers were among the first to land on Utah Beach during the D-Day Invasion of Normandy. Also during World War II, German and Italian prisoners of war were housed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/29/com_176792.shtml
Tale of two Italians shows interesting facet to a long-simmering debate

...adopted homeland during World War II. A member of the storied 4th Infantry Division, Tantillo made the initial landing on Utah beach on the early morning of June 6, 1944 - D-Day. On the evening of June 5, Tantillo shook hands with British Gen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/06/let_127340.shtml
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