81st Infantry Division (Wildcats) World War 2

81st Infantry Division (Wildcats) World War 2

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REGIMENTAL COMBAT TEAMS 321st, 322st, 323rd Became part of the Occupational Forces in Japan Dept 1945 assigned to Eighth Army

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Pvt. Leo Carpenetti 321st reg.\81st div. Wildcats

    Pvt.LEO CARPENETTI,INDUCTED INTO THE 321ST REGIMENT\81ST DIVISION,WAS LOST SEPT. 20TH ,1945,WHEN HIS REGIMENT WAS RELIEVING THE FIRST MARINES AT BLOODYNOSE RIDGE.HE WAS ONLY CARPENETTI NOT A NAVYMAN,AND THE FIRST OF TWO BROTHERS LOST DURING WW2.THE SECOND ,EDWARD ANTHONY CARPENETTI,LOST MAY 12.,1945 ABOARD THE USS NEW MEXICO,KAMAKAZE HIT HIS GUN BATTERY IN OKINAWA..RIP...KNDEST REGARDS TO THE CONTRIBUTER OF THE REGIMENTALIMAGE,GOD BLESS

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