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                     Description:                    The Road to Germany

                                               The Story of the 5th Armored Division
                                                         "V" for Fifth and Victory

         This is one of a series of G.I. Stories of the Ground, Air & Service Forces in the European Theater of Operations, to be issued by the Stars and Stripes, a publication of the Information and Education Division, Special and Information Services, ETOUSA.....Major General Lumsford E. Oliver, commanding the 5th Armored Division lent his cooperation to the preparation of the pamphlet, and basic material was supplied to the editors by his staff.
         This pamphlet was made, to be given to the troops to send home.

         * Click on the title below to open a slideshow of the actual document:


                                            *Click Here           THE ROAD TO GERMANY

.                                                            *Large file, may take a short time to load

     

* Note: The source pamphlet pictures for this slideshow were generously contributed by Carol Wilcox, whose uncle is Capt.Everett Wilcox, HQ Battery Commander of the 71st AFA

 

LATEST NEWS

In Memory Of .. 4/14/2014
Everett Hammock Wilcox  95
Crystal River, Florida
(Former Major in the 71st)
6/27/1918 - 4/14/2014
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1-02-13
"Letters From Frank"
A short film by Jo Caputo
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New pictures 12-26-12
Restoration of one of the 71st's
L-4 Observation Aircraft going on in Spain
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26 NEW PICTURES in
"Photograph Collections"
Collection      1-11-13
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9-25-11
Article showing recent services
at Ardennes American Cemetery, Belgium
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