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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Howard Margol | Battery B, 392nd Field Artillery Battalion, 42nd Infantry Division - Army

8:54   |   He had desert training and mountain training, so Howard Margol figured that with the way the Army usually worked, he would be sent to the Pacific. What he wanted was a transfer to the 42nd Rainbow Division where his twin brother was serving. Told there was no way short of a letter to President Roosevelt from his mother, he decided to try that.

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