The 39th Infantry Regiment is credited with eight campaigns for the European Theatre of Operations. They are: Algeria-Fr. Morocco (with Arrowhead) Tunisia, Sicily, Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace & Central Europe. These would be indicated by one silver star & three bronze stars on his E.T.O. Campaign Ribbon. Your uncle is correct, the 39th did receive the Belgian Fourragere for service in Belgium during WW 2. Please pass along to your uncle this sentiment. D'UNE VAILLANCE ADMIRABLE Richard V. Horrell WW 2 Connections.com
The 39th Infantry REGIMENT of the 9th Infantry Division was stationed in Aichach, Germany in the fall of 1945, & well into 1946. Richard V. Horrell WW 2 Connections.com The 39th Infantry saw heavy combat in Europe in WW2. They were part of the 9th Infantry Division. Check any website relating to the 9th Infantry Division for more info.
Many helmets worn by soldiers in World War I had pictures painted on them like lightning bolts, dice, and targets. The 9th infantry regiment's helmets had targets painted on the tops of them that looked like bulls' eyes.
The 9th Infantry U-S-A- - 1901 was released on: USA: February 1901
For many years Audie Murphy was recognized as the most decorated US soldier of WWII. Murphy was awarded the Medal of Honor and the Distinguished Service Cross, the two highest American medals, among a total of 33 decorations, including five from France and one from Belgium. Most of Murphy's service was as an enlisted man, though his Medal of Honor came after he accepted a battlefield commission and was commanding a company in the 15th Infantry Regiment of the 3rd Infantry Division. Murphy finished the war as a captain.Some contend today that Major Matt Urban was the most decorated soldier. All of Urban's service was as an officer. However, Urban did not earn a Distinguished Service Cross, and his Medal of Honor was not awarded until 1980. Urban served with the 60th Infantry of the 9th Infantry Division.
Answer The 9th Armored Infantry Battalion was part of the 6th Armored Division. It received credit for the following campaigns:NormandyCentral EuropeArdennes-AlsaceNorthern FranceRhineland If you search for the history of the 6th Armored Division, then you will find details on the 9th Armored Infantry Battalion.
DEREK CLAYTON has written: 'FROM PONTEFRACT TO PICARDY: THE 9TH KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR'
Yes, all four Regiments were involved. They included the:9th Cavalry.10th Cavalry,24th Infantry, and the25th Infantry.
C Company of the 9th Infantry suffered a near massacre at the hands of the rebels. Source: Gates, John M - Schoolbooks and Krags, Page 248
Gump was in Company A, 2/47th Infantry, 3rd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division. Platoon leader Lt. Dan Taylor.
Hermann Everts has written: 'A complete and comprehensive history of the Ninth Regiment New Jersey Vols. Infantry' -- subject(s): 9th, History, New Jersey Infantry, Regimental histories, United States, United States Civil War, 1861-1865, United States. Army. New Jersey Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865)
He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace on Oct, 9th, 2009.
J H E Whitney has written: 'The Hawkins zouaves' -- subject(s): 9th, History, New York Infantry, New York Infantry 9th Regiment, 1861-1863, Regimental histories, United States Civil War, 1861-1865
troops of the 9th infantry began leaving in june of 1969...
9th Korean Infantry Division. Served in Vietnam where my avaiation company worked for them. Wonderful people.
The First Star was given to Joanne Woodward on the 9th January 1960.
The world cups start usually on June 9th and end in July 9th.
In 2005, the 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division began transformation to the US Army's new modular force structure. As a result many of its units were reflagged. Also, units previously held at division level were made organic to the unit, a key element of the modular transformation. 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry was reflagged as the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry. The 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry was reflagged as the 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry. 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry was reflagged as the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry. The 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery and 2nd Forward Support Battalion (redesignated 2nd Brigade Support Battalion) were also made organic to the new Brigade Combat Team.
It currently isn't known who the first one hundred and eleven recipients were, however the first documented Victoria Cross winner was won by John wood. He was part of the 20th Bombay native infantry division and he fought in the Anglo-Persian wars. he was awarded the Victoria Cross on the 9th of August 1856 in Bushire Persia.
No. Germany won the most medals at the 1998 Winter Games in Nagano with 29 (12 gold, 9 silver, 8 bronze). Japan won 10 medals (5 gold, 1 silver, 4 bronze) and was tied for 9th.
J. Madison Drake has written: 'Fast and loose in Dixie' -- subject(s): Accessible book, Biography, History, New Jersey Infantry, New Jersey Infantry. 9th Regt, Personal narratives, Prisoners and prisons, Prisoners of war, United States, United States Civil War, 1861-1865, United States. Army. New Jersey Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865) 'The history of the Ninth New Jersey veteran vols.' -- subject(s): History, Regimental histories, United States, United States Civil War, 1861-1865, United States. Army. New Jersey Infantry Regiment, 9th (1861-1865)
Forrest Gump (Company A, 2 Battalion, 47th Infantry, 3rd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division, US Army, Republic of South Vietnam, 1968): "Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get."
Richard Fiske Fiske is best known by modern viewers for his portrayals of neurotic foils to The Three Stooges Fiske's brief acting career was cut short when he was drafted into the United States army in 1942. He was killed in action two years later at La Croix-Avranchin, while serving within the 9th Infantry Regiment (United States) 2nd Infantry Division. 1st LieutenantFiske (Potts) was 28 years of age. Fiske was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medal, and several other military honors. He is buried at Brittany American Cemetery in France
James R. Fleming has written: 'Band of brothers' -- subject(s): Confederate States of America, Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 9th. Company C., History, Regimental histories, Tennessee Civil War, 1861-1865, United States Civil War, 1861-1865 'The Confederate Ninth Tennessee Infantry' -- subject(s): Confederate States of America, Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 9th, Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 9th. Company C., Genealogy, History, Personal narratives, Regimental histories, Registers, Soldiers, Tennessee Civil War, 1861-1865, United States Civil War, 1861-1865
No. Freddy Adu played on the 2008 United States football team that placed 9th.