Archive for the ‘315th Infantry’ Category

Follower of the site, Bob Walker, was kind enough to pass along these “moving orders” transferring his father, Kenneth Walker, and Philip Snyder, from OCS to the 79th Infantry Division at Camp Pickett, Virginia during World War II. Walker and Snyder would serve together throughout Northern Europe in the 1st Battalion, 315th Infantry. Sadly, only [...]

This week’s Letters From War Wednesdays comes to us from World War II and Lt. Phil Snyder.  Snyder landed at Normandy’s Utah Beach as a platoon leader with the 315th Infantry, 79th Infantry Division. While still fighting on the Cotentin Peninsula, Snyder was wounded on July 3, 1944.  He healed and rehabbed in an English [...]

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