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The book describes how two crewmembers, Sgt Wm Lanza and Sgt Alfred Todd hid out with the Italians and evaded capture for 2 months.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 4 · 28 Jul 2010 You

The story of the last flight of this B-25 crew is told in a new book just released: "Shot Down In Italy" by John W. Lanza, the nephew of the top turrent gunner.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 4 · 28 Jul 2010 You

Lt-Col. Wiley M. Reed was killed at Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864. Major Wm Peery took command of the regiment.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 4 · 06 Jul 2010 You

Summarized this says that he had been unfit for duty since October 1863 due to a contusion of lung caused by his horse killed during a charge. The 5th Miss Cav participated in the…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 8 · 06 Jul 2010 You

The road marked State Line Road closely matches present-day Poplar Road. However, this road changes quite differently further East it goes. The M&CRR did not change and is…

Image, found in Civil War Maps: Page 1 · 06 Jul 2010 You

About Nov1864, the 5th Miss Cav became part of General Rucker's brigade.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 10 · 05 Jul 2010 You

Pvt Tounsend was killed at Battle of Fort Pillow while serving as a substitute for H. F. McWilliams.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 4 · 05 Jul 2010 You

Card states McLeod enlisted at Wyatt, Miss on 22 Oct 1863. During General Chalmers attack at Collierville from Oct 8 to 12, the 5 Miss Cav was left to defend the crossing of…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 05 Jul 2010 You

Brig-Gen Chalmers was commander of the cavalry in Northern Mississippi. The 5th Miss Cav Regiment reported to him.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 6 · 05 Jul 2010 You

This card for William A. McCAIN directs you to the card files for William A. McCANE. I don't know why his name was listed as McCANE. This is the ancestor of Senator John McCain,…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 1 · 05 Jul 2010 You

Listed as deserted on 19 Feb 1864. The 5th Miss Cav fought in the Battle of Okolona, Miss on 22 Feb, where General Forest's brother was killed and also Lt-Col Barksdale, the…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 4 · 05 Jul 2010 You

The 2 top photos were taken at a different time than the lower photo. In the top photo, he is the rank of Sergeant(3 stripes). In the lower photo, he is the rank of Private (no…

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Sgt. Condon Edwin Davis.jpg · 17 Jun 2010 You

Sgt Davis is wearing the Dress uniform with Sergeant Rank and a Marksmanship badge. It is not clear, but he appears to be wearing the DUI badge of the 328 Field Artillery…

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Jess,Maude, Condon Davis.jpg · 17 Jun 2010 You

Ship Transports for 328 FA Btln(compare to Block 36): 24 Dec 1943 - Hampton Roads, VA, USA to Casablanca, N. Africa, aboard the USS General Alexander E. Anderson carrying…

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Discharge copy.jpg · 17 Jun 2010 You

The 85th Division sailed back to US on the USS West Point from Naples, Italy to Hampton Roads, VA on the dates of Aug 16 - 25, 1945.

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Untitled · 17 Jun 2010 You

Sgt's Cole and Davis are modeling Army winter attire. On the left is the white winter coat. I'm not familiar with the coat on the right.

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Untitled · 17 Jun 2010 You

Soldier on the left is British and most likely Australian by the slouch hat he is wearing.

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Condon E Davis pants in boots.jpg · 17 Jun 2010 You

Photo take during basic training at Camp Shelby, Miss. He is ready for guard duty.

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Condon E Davis with rifle.jpg · 17 Jun 2010 You

Awards include European-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal and Bronze Star Medal. Earned credit for 3 Campaigns.

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Discharge copy.jpg · 17 Jun 2010 You

My Dad has similiar photo of tent and Olive trees and described it as at LUCCA, Italy, which would have been December 1944.

Image, found in steve_cole's uploads: Blais, Davis, Perry, and Ryan (background) · 17 Jun 2010 You