World War II Uniforms -United Kingdom – 1941 Jan., North Africa, Corporal, 6th Royal Tank Regiment United Kingdom – 1941 Nov., North Africa, Pilot, No. 112 Sqn, RAF United Kingdom – 1941 Oct., North Africa, Captain, 3rd King”s Own Hussars United Kingdom – 1942 Mar., St Nazaire, Sergeant, No. 1 Commando
World War II Uniforms -Finland - 1939 Sep., Lake Lagoda, Seaman, Lake Lagoda Flotilla Finland - 1943, Pilot Finland AF Finland - 1943 Jan., around Leningrad, Captain, 2nd Division Finland - 1944 May, Karelia, Lieutenant, Infantry Division
DUTCH and FRENCH SS - 1 SS.Oberscharfuehrer, Pionier Kompanie 33, Berlin 1945 - 2 Grenadier, 33.Waffen SS Division "Charlemagne", Pomerania, 1945 - 3 SS-Unterscharfuehrerm Landstorm Nederland, Holland 1945
World War II Uniforms - Abyssinia - 1941, Ethiopia, Private, Abyssinian Patriot Army Australia - 1941 Jan., North Africa, Private, 6th Division Australia - 1941 Mar., Syria, Private, 7th Division Australia - 1941 May, Tobruk, Private, 9th Division
World War II Uniforms - France - 1943 June, Ukraine, Private, French Volunteer Legion France - 1944 May, Italy, Goumier, French African troops Germany - 1939 May, Madrid, Pilot, Condor Legion Germany - 1939 Sep., Baltic Sea, Seaman, German Navy
How a soldier shot a famous general’s funeral in Normandy after D-day
Patton & Teddy Roosevelt Jr (1943) This past week I spoke with a D Day veteran who told us he was on the same vessel going into Normandy as Teddy Roosevelt (the younger). He was helped over the side by a man who said "Good luck son." Not having a clue who that man was he got into the LST. Another fellow said. "Do you know who that was! That was Gen. Roosevelt!.