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Plichta Brothers

Technical Sergeant John F. Plichta It was the morning of D-Day June 6, 1944 and Technical Sergeant Johnny Plichta was on a transport ship with the U.S. 1st Infantry Division heading to Omaha Beach. Johnny had already survived two beach landings, one at Oran, Algeria...

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Donlin Brothers (Hazleton, PA)

2nd Lieut Robert P. Donlin Even though he was married and had a baby daughter at home, Robert Donlin enlisted in the U.S. Army in May 1942, completed his officer's training at Fort Benning, Georgia, and became a second lieutenant in the 84th Infantry Division. Robert...

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