2/Lt George E. Miles
Lt George E. Miles
Captain George Miles is a distinguished graduate of the
University of Notre Dame. Lieutenant Miles jumped into Normandy as the 2/508 Battalion S-4. He was wounded during
the hedgerow fighting and taken to Hill 30 until he could be evacuated
to England. After recuperating, George returned to the Regiment
just prior to the Ardennes conflict. He assumed command of E Co.
during the Battle of the Bulge after his commanding officer, and best
friend, Lloyd Polette was killed. George remained in command of
the company through the Battle of the Bulge to the end of the war.
When the 508th was stationed in Germany, Captain Miles served as the 508th PIR
Pfc Orville Moore, 20, 508th Parachute Infantry, is now with the
army of occupation stationed at Frankfort, Germany, according to his
parents, Mr. and Mrs.. C. M. Moore, Corsicana [TX], route one.
Entering the service in March 1944, he went overseas in January 1945.
He also served in Belgium and France.