Excerpts and pictures from the soldier's "Yank" Magazine as well as other references of the life and times of the World War II era.
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Flag Draped Buddy
On the ruins of a St. Lo church lies the flag-draped body of an American major, who vowed he'd reach the town but was killed leading his battalion through the outskirts of St. Lo. His men brought him in to the town to fulfill his promise.