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OPERATION RED DEVIL (2)
Army Pvt. First Class Robert W. Batt, whose wife, Estella, lives at 421 NE 11th St., participated in "Operation Red Devil" held in the Canal Zone. Pvt. Batt is a rifleman in Company C, Third Battalion of the 508th Infantry stationed at Fort Kobbe, C.Z.

[Fort Lauderdale News, Fort Lauderdale, FL, , Main Edition, Page 27]

In Canal Zone ---
Army S. Sgt. GRADY THOMAS
, 24, son of Mrs. NELDR1A HAYES of Alexandria, participated in "Operation Red Devil" in the canal zone, ii was one oi the biggest parachute assault exercises ever held in the Canal Zone.

[The Times, Shreveport, LA, , Other Editions, Page 25]

Private Lacey R. Street, whose parents, the Rev. Mrs. Darrell B. Walker, live on Rt. 1, Princeton, participated in "Operation- Red Devil" one of the biggest chute assault exercises held in the Canal Zone.
   Pvt. Street, a member of Company A, 3rd Battalion, the 508th Infantry stationed at: Ft.-Kobbe, and his unit went through six weeks of training to become familiar with Vietnam-style jungle fighting.
   The exercise, which ended Dec. 23, consisted of :live fire squad tactics,. platoon jungle operations and , maneuvers through jungle reaction course.

[Beckley Post-Herald The Raleigh Register, Beckley, WV, , Page 24]

FT. KOBBE, C.Z.---
    Army (AHTNC) Army Private First Class Charles D. Dorman
, 20, son of Daniel D. Dorman Sr., 2643 Bodega Ave., Petaluma, participated in "Operation Red Devil" in December, one of the biggest parachute assault exercises ever held in the Canal Zone.

[The Petaluma Argus-Courier. Petaluma, CA, , Page 7]

Army Private Albert Benjamin Jr., 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert R. Benjamin of West Willington. participated in operation "Red Devil" in December, one of the biggest parachute assault exercises, ever held in the Canal Zone. Pvt. Benjamin is a rifleman in Company A, 3rd Battalion of the 508th stationed at Fort, Kobbe. His unit went through! six weeks of training to become become familiar with jungle fighting.

[Hartford Courant (Hartford, Connecticut) 23 Jan 1967, Mon Page 47]

   

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