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Modern Era Photos of Men of The 508th (2 of 2)

Glen Drake
(Co H)

Hugh and Loretta Drake
(Co E), undated photo.

Garfield F. Drewrey
(Co B) [1921 - 2008]
He was only in the 508th one month when he was severely wounded in Holland and evacuated.
Leslie A. Droge
(Service Co) was transferred to the 541st before the 508th shipped to the ETO but attended many 508th reunions.
Richard R. Dudley
(Hq 1st) a late arrival joining the company in Frankfurt
Lester "Pat" Dunlap
(Co E)
was in the 325th GIR during the war and after re-enlisting he was transferred to Co E serving in the honor guard.

Victor Dushensky
drove this car in the '50s at Arlington Speedway, a quarter-mile dirt track. "Duke" Dushensky (right) with Jimmy Camillaccio, one of the car's sponsors.

[PICTURE THE PAST, Poughkeepsie Journal (Poughkeepsie, NY), 26 Aug 2012, Sunday, Page G1

What WAZZIT?
   Duke's car was a 1947 Hudson Hornet Coupe, very popular as stock racers in those days.
   The Hornet dominated stock car racing in the early-1950s.  Its 308 cu in (5.0 L) six-cylinder engine produced high torque at low RPMs and could beat V-8s from other makes whose power advantage came only at much higher RPMs. There was no room on a quarter-mile race track with short straight-aways to get the V8 RPMs that high..

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