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

8:59   |   As they were setting up a new gun position, everyone in Howard Margol's artillery unit detected a strange odor. Some said it was a chemical factory but Howard Margol said no, that was the smell when his mom burned chicken skin. The new gun position was near the town of Dachau.

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