Category Archives: Company I

Memorial Day 2018 – Fort Snelling National Cemetery

For the first time in 35 years the Fort Snelling National Cemetery is placing a flag at every grave this weekend for Memorial Day (usually it’s only by request) – a total of more than 175,000 flags. I took a … Continue reading

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John Neggia I-304-76

Here’s my Christmas card (December 2017) from John and Virginia Neggia. John Neggia served with my Dad in Company I, 304th Infantry Regiment, 76th Division – part of Patton’s 3rd Army. They were both only 18 years old when they … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

Here’s to my Dad on Veterans Day. Richard J. Keefe (1925-1992) Part of Patton’s 3rd Army in World War II. And here’s a video I made awhile back honoring the men who served with him in I-304-76. For more on … Continue reading

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Lieutenant Richard Keefe – Nuremberg, Germany

After the end of World War II my Dad was stationed in Germany until the fall of 1946 and eventually served as the Headquarters Company Commander, 1st Division, 3rd Battalion, 26th Infantry. A point of distinction was that this put … Continue reading

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Schmölln, Germany – Then and Now

The following are pictures of Schmölln, Germany, a town my Dad’s Infantry Company occupied in the waning days of World War II. The pictures from July of 1945 are from the photo album of Donald Katz, the Captain of Company … Continue reading

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