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John S. Hurst Narrative

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3462
Abstract

In this narrative, John S. Hurst describes his time in the U. S. Army from his induction in July of 1944 to his discharge in August of 1945. He mentions his service replenishing ammunition during the Battle of the Bulge and details many of his struggles, including the frostbite and pneumonia that finally sent him home. The collection also houses a copy of a photograph of Hurst in his uniform.

Dates: 1996 February 6

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  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945. X
  • Subject: Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. X
  • Subject: United States. Army. Infantry Division, 78th. X