Monday, August 31, 2015

August 31, 1944:Yanks Streaking for Belgium; Russians At Bucharest; British Racing to Amiens


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The Johnstown Tribune - August 31, 1944
Seaman Nick Fratrich
Birth Records:
Staff Sgt. & Mrs. James Kroskie - son
Mr. & Mrs. Henry Smith - son
Mr. & Mrs. William Thomas - son
 Pvt. & Mrs. Paul - son Gene Edward
Lt. & Mrs. E.J. Gillespie - son
Mr. & Mrs. Floyd Stombaugh - son
Pvt. & Mrs. James Rose - son - James Blair
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Park Jr. - daughter
Mr. & Mrs. Harold Keith - son
Mr. & Mrs. George Sivi - son
Mr. & Mrs. James Metzgar - daughter
Pfc. & Mrs. Harry Horne - son
Pfc. & Mrs. Shelby Steele - son
Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Williams - son
Mr. & Mrs. John Quigley - daughter
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Downey - daughter
Mr. & Mrs. Charles Hill - daughter
Staff Sgt. & Mrs. Michael Bernott - son

Sunday, August 30, 2015

August 30, 1944: American Steel and Infantry Thrust Within 38 Miles of Belgian Border


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The Johnstown Tribune - August 30, 1944
Local Names:
Pfc. Walter Piper
Wilson Piper
Lt. George Wright
William Weiser
Pvt. Blain George
Gilbert George
James Chamiok
Frank Chamiok
Cpl. Edward Swiencinski
Pfc. Alexander Swiencinski
Tech. Sgt. John Wilson
Pfc. David Joganic
Staff Sgt. John Sullivan
Pfc. Roy Beal
Pfc. Herbert Loutsenhizer
Russel Grumbling
West End Youths Each Lose Foot:
Robert Buettner
Leo Kot
Robert Fiscus
Richard Fiscus
James Ambrose
Tony Fabrizia
Obits:
Mrs. Pauline Kordell
Miss Sarah Bishop
Charles Stewart
Mrs. George Feik
Frank Ulery
John Bankhoffer
Patricia Bjorkland
Mrs. Ralph Gilormena
Mrs. Luke Dunlap
Elmer Heffley
Mrs. Agnes Pieszkala
Willis Hershberger
John Quinn

Friday, August 28, 2015

August 28, 1944: Yanks Capture Meaux, on Marne


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The Johnstown Tribune - August 28, 1944
Pvt. Emory Stockberger
Sgt. John Stanko
Pvt. Thomas Rubritz

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

August 26, 1944: Allies Drive Toward Germany, Belgium On the Heels of Fleeing Nazi Troops


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The Johnstown Tribune - August 26, 1944
Sgt. Howard Bischof
Alva Imler
Emory Fabrosky