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BELGIUM NEWS LINE

With Parachuters in Belgium
Pvt David B. Rice of Pelican Lake, Wis, rifleman of the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment helps [Pvt] Robert L. Keller of Hartsville, Ind. into his pack as the men prepare to move up into action with 82nd Airborne Division in Belgium. [Both men were in Hq 3rd]

[The Rhinelander Daily News (Rhinelander, Wisconsin) ˇ Mon, Jan 22, 1945 ˇ Page 2]

 

Alvin Nunes who was with the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment attached to the 82nd Airborne Division during the time of the Ardennes Campaign (Battle of the Bulge) during the last half pf December 1944 is entitled to wear the Belgian Fourragére, a red and green braided cord which is worn around the right shoulder Each member of the division is to receive the recognition as the result of the unit having been cited twice in an Order of the Day of the Belgian Army which authorized the Fourragére 1940.

[The West Side Index, Newman, CA, 26 Sep 1946, Thu, Page 7[]

 

   

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