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Iowa WWII Service Compensation application submitted by Joseph L. Jungblut on 21 December 1949.

Joseph enlisted in the Army in Dubuque, IA on 6 August 1943. He completed basic training at Camp Dodge, IA before being assigned to the 1226th Military Police Company. 

Pvt Jungblut left for the ETO on 4 December 1943 but it was not until 3 June 1945 that he was transferred from the 6900th Reinforcement Depot to Company G, 508th PIR.  Whether he became jump  qualified prior to this or perhaps attended the jump  school in Frankfurt is unknown.

On 21 June 1945, Pvt Jungblut was appointed to the grade of Pfc and 4 days later was transferred to Company I.

He re-enlisted in the Regular Army on for a period of 3 years per War Department  Circular (310-C-S) as of 9 November 1945. and on the following day was sent on TDY to the 6903rd Reinforcement Battalion. 

Pfc Jungblut was discharged on 26 August 1948.