Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

24/7/2008

WW2 vet gets long-lost Army cup back

BROOKSVILLE, Fla., July 23 (UPI) — Years after a Florida man lost the tin cup he carried as a soldier through Africa and Europe, he got it back from a woman who found it in a New York field.

Leonard Noreen’s name and serial number were inscribed on the cup with “Smash and Drive,” the motto of the 422nd Regiment. He also used it for a record of his military service, etching the places his unit was deployed and the dates, Hernando Today reported. for more click here

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