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Collected Bits

Discover our collection of documents, reports, photos, and more about my grandfather and the 79th Infantry Division.



Unit Journals, 314th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion

June 1944

July 1944

August 194$

September 1944

October 1944

November 1944

December 1944

June - December 1944



Morning Reports, 314th Infantry

27 June 1944

16 November 1944



World War Two Dead

Iowa WW2 Dead



Combat History of the 314th Infantry Regiment

Combat History of the 314th Infantry Regiment



History of the 313th Infantry Regiment

History of the 313th Infantry in World War Two



History of the 315th Infantry Regiment

Official History of the 315th Infantry



Personal Artifacts

Melvin Johnson's Birth Certificate

Melvin Johnson's Marriage License

Internment Document (1)

Internment Document (2)

Internment Document (3)

Induction Document

Western Union Notification of Wounds

Western Union Notification of Death

Purple Heart Posthumous Notification Letter

Grave Flag Box

79th Infantry Regret Letter

Confirmation of Death Letter

General Order #4 Awarding Combat Infantry Badge

Those servicemen that were awarded the Combat Infantry Badge were later also awarded the Bronze Star for their actions.



Photographs