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These Old Mill Run newsletters (Ozark County, Missouri) have information about these soldiers: Albert Byrd, Travis Bushong, Russell Deatherage, Lowell Frazier, Virgil Garrison, Vernon Kahl, Hubey Hall, Elza Hillhouse, Audie Luna, Henry Taber, Clifford Warrick.
Here are the contents of the US Army Divisional Public Relations Book entitled “The 6th Infantry Division in World War II, 1939 to 1945. This book was donated to our organization by Robert E. Phelps, II, whose father, Colonel, Robert E. Phelps, Colonel (now deceased), served with the 20th Infantry Regiment of the 6th Infantry Division in the Pacific during World War II.
Here are additional documents and reports regarding the 6th Infantry Division and the Battle for Luzon.
Here is a report outlining somd of what the Japanese did to US and other prisoners. Ultimately, after the war, the United States tried and executed Japanese soldiers and officers for torture as war crimes. Waterboarding was a war crime that resulted in the US convicting and executing Japanese soldiers who employed it.
Here is the recently declassified 6th Infantry Division Plan of Attack for Luzon the Philippines.
Verification from the Department of the Army regarding the authorization of the 6th Infantry Division Members to have been awarded the Army of Occupation Medal for qualifying service as a part of the Army of Occupation (Japan) in Korea if service was for 30 days in Korea and between September 3, 1945 and April 29, 1949.
IN ORDER TO APPY FOR THIS MEDAL: (1) A cover letter requesting the medal along with—(1) This verification material, (2) a copy of the veteran’s discharge papers, and (3) a filled out “Standard Form 180” signed by the Veteran or next of kin should be sent to the following address:
National Personnel Records Center, Medals Section (NRPMA-M)
9700 Page Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63132-5100
Please download the Standard Form 180. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat, your local VA should have these forms available. Your VFW Post or American Legion Post may also have access to these forms.
Photos in memory of those who fought in World War II.
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Second Photo of Humphrey display case.
Photos of the 51st Field Artillery.
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Members of Btry C, 51st Field Artillery Battalion November 1945 at Kwangu, Korea awaiting to be sent home. Courtesy of Arthur Tindall