Category Archives: Company I

Veterans Day

For Veterans Day – In 1944 my Dad was 18 years old and a 2nd Lieutenant in the 76th Division. On Veterans Day the Division was shipped out of Camp McCoy, Wisconsin bound for Europe. My Dad turned 19 en … Continue reading

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John Neggia I-304-76

Here’s my Christmas card for 2018 from John Neggia. This holiday greeting is particularly special to me as Mr. Neggia served with my Dad in Company I, 304th Infantry Regiment of the 76th Division – part of Patton’s 3rd Army. … Continue reading

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Company I – Sketchbook & Notes

“I crossed the Saar at Echternach and drove to Bitburg…it showed the tremendous difficulties overcome by the 76th Division in forcing the Siegfried line. ”From one point on the road along which the 76th Division had successfully advanced, fifteen pillboxes … Continue reading

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German City Honors 76th Infantry Division

Frank Mucedola (1921-2007) served as a Tech Sergeant in I-304-76. A musician in civilian life, he established the Frank Mucedola Accordian School in Auburn, New York and has toured with the world-renowned Mantovani Orchestra. The following article originally ran in The Auburn Citizen … Continue reading

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Company I, 304th Regiment, 76th Division

Company I 304th Infantry Regiment 76th Infantry Division The following pictures were taken at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin the Fall of 1944. (Left to Right) 2nd Lieutenant Steve Galanas, 2nd Lieutenant Richard Keefe, Captain Don Rue Hickman, 1st Lieutenant Donald Katz, … Continue reading

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