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Alexander Mizanoski  Email
June 20

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My amazing grandfather served with the 304th, 76th his name is Edward Mizanoski. Listed here

http://76thdivision.com/304/history_304th_089.html

Anyone have more information about him please email me.


Ron Jesz Email
June 5

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Hello, I am the only son of PFC Edward J. Jesz, who was assigned to the 385th Infantry Brigade “L” (Love) Company of the 76th infantry Division during WWII.

My dad passed away in 2001 without sharing much of his experiences during the war. I am an avid student of WWII, especially the ETO, and am currently working on my masters degree in military history after serving 32 in Federal law enforcement.

While watching the celebration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day this evening ( June 5, 2019), I read an article of someone who made a documentary of their relatives’ trek through Europe during WWII. This got me thinking.......would there be anyone interested in coordinating a trip to Europe next year to create a lasting documentary of a much overlooked unit which served during WWII and walk in the footsteps of our ancestors from LeHarve, France to Chemnitz?

I think there is a story to tell, as recounted in “We Ripened Fast”, but I think a film that could be more accessible to future generations would be the highest honor we surviving descendants could dedicate to our heroic fathers and grandfathers.

I admit that I have no experience in organizing this sort of endeavor, but I believe that all things great merely start with an idea and the contributors add their ideas and experiences to turn it into a reality.

I may be contacted directly at: Ron.jesz@att.net or by phone: 469-264-1421, if anyone would be interested in developing this once-in-a lifetime trip to honor and immortalize our ancestors. ONWAY!!


Natalie Email
March 31

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Hello!

Gathering information on the 301st Combat Engineer Battalion, 76th. Looking for relatives of men in the 301st, who served with my Grandfather.

http://76thdivision.com/MButler301/koenig1.html

Thank you.


Grant W Taylor Email
Nov 22, 2018

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My grandfather, 98 now, is still alive. We have re-traced his steps according to his battalion book (417th, 1st Battalion) across western Europe from his landing in France to Chemnitz.

It was the best trip of my/our lives. We went to the reunion in MI and in La Crosse.

I'd imagine not many of these heroes are left--but mine is...and I've been to Echternach, Lux where they crossed the Sauer River and earned their stripes. 

God Bless those amazing men and souls.


If any of you are still out there honoring these brave men, please let me know.


John Vietas Email
Sept 20, 2018

Comments:

Hello,

I'm looking for information about the 302nd inf, 76th Division during World War One. My Great Uncle and his brother did their training at Fort Devens starting April of 1918, and then shipped off to France in July.

They were eventually re-assigned to the 305th and 307th of the 77th Division at the end of October 1918. Fortunately, there are many good references available on these units, including a regimental history of the 305th of the 77th, my Great Uncle's last assignment. 

I'm especially interested to know what the 302nd was doing from July through late October of 1918. It would really help elucidate this portion of my family's history. Any leads would be appreciated.

Yours sincerely, John F Vietas 


Phil Vallerand Email
July 23, 2018

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My father in law was Sgt Calvin E Frombach of the 76th division, 304th Inf Regiment Company M. Thank you for maintaining this fantastic website. I am looking for any information about him and photos or people who knew him. many thanks for the good work.


Karen Simmons Jetton 
June 23, 2018

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Seeking information on My Uncle William S Simmons from Winn,Parrish La. Died March 2 1945 part of the 76th division, and is buried at Luxembourg.


Sorry, this is a private entry which is only viewable by the owner.

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Jim Clarke 
April 30, 2018

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Compiler of Combat Paths...an attempt to trace the US Army units (down to the company level) in European and Mediterranean Theaters of war on a day-by-day basis.  Need detailed information on 76 ID's units.


CF Email
July 26, 2017

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I'm looking for information about a private in the 304th, 4th Battalion Cannon Company who may have died in an accident on April 26, 1945, just before he likely would have been shipped back home. I'd be very grateful if you'd contact me if this story sounds familiar to you. Thank you.
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