Heroes: the Army
"...I don't really remember but anyway, I was a guard for the Nurenberg trial, we disarmed civilians, guarded DP camps and other places..."
LeRoy M. Morgan
- Branch of Service: Army
- Unit: Co. F., 405th Regiment,
102nd Infantry Division
- Dates: 1942-1945
- Location: European Theater
- Rank: PFC
- Birth Year: 1925
- Entered Service: Alden, MN
LeRoy Morgan Letter - dated 15 May 1989:
From LeRoy Morgan, Conger, Mn.
I Joined the Company after the war. I landad in LeHarve, France two days before the war was over. We were in a large tent, in bed, when all the horns on the ships began honking. We knew then that the war was over. There wasn't a pillow left in the tent. We were all replacements and were to go to the front the next day. I don't really remember but anyway, I was a guard for the Nurenberg trial, we disarmed civilians, guarded DP camps and other places. I was overseas for 16 months.
----- LeRoy Morgan
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Massacre at the Isenschnibbe Barn
American Battle Monuments Commission: WWII Honor Roll
National World War II Memorial
Information and photographs were generously provided to World War II Stories -- In Their Own Words by Mr. Edward L. Souder of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The subjects of these essays are all members of Co. F., 405th Regiment.Our sincerest THANKS for allowing us to share their stories!
Original Story submitted on 19 September 2002.
Story added to website on 26 September 2002.
September 5, 2002.
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