Honoring All Servicemen and Women – Especially My Dad and Uncles – 1942-1946

"Greatest Generation" Life Lessons

This post first appeared on my Blog February 12, 2013. It was part of a series of Guest Posts written by gpcox  concerning areas of interest during the War. 

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I’m pleased to present this Guest Post from gpcox addressing how the Technical and Ground Forces all worked together to create success in their endeavors, which ultimately won the war. Without cooperation between all seven departments, nothing could have been accomplished.

As readers of my blog, pacificparatrooper.wordpress.com are aware, my father, Everett “Smitty” Smith was a sharpshooter trained as a paratrooper and gliderman with the 11th Airborne Division in WWII, this put him in the Ground Force.  But, neither he nor the rest of the soldiers would have gotten very far without the Technical services as each department of the Army worked to support the other.  Should one fail in the chain, a devastating domino effect might hinder or…

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One thought on “Honoring All Servicemen and Women – Especially My Dad and Uncles – 1942-1946

  1. Janet – Thank you for the re-Post. So many servicemen and women fulfilled their mission without getting much recognition. We need to honor all of them every day. (Sorry to be so late in relying but I was working out of state this past weekend.)

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