Charles Kenneth Shively

​Shared by granddaughter Helen Langley Naples



FAMILY STORIES....Memories of the men of the 65th

William J Roberts Jr

261st Infantry, HQ Company

Shared by his son Jon Roberts​

"He graduated high school in June, turned 18 in July, and was inducted into the Army on November 9, 1943. Sent to Europe, he didn't come back to the United States until April 27, 1946. Discharged at Fort Dix, NJ on May 2, 1946."

My Dad's Secret War

A digital scrapbook lovingly created by Jeff Stamer, about his father Daniel C. Stamer (MP Platoon)..

Picture 1:
Camp Shelby, MS 1944

​Left to right- front row:  Mr. Williams- Boise, ID. Ed Dowling-Bronx NY. Ira Kelso-Oklahoma City, OK. Edwin Simon- St. Louis, MO. Hank Schneider- Brooklyn, NY. Tom Gannon- Bronx, NY.

​Second row: William Hill- Bessemer, MI. George Mechtley-Emporia, KS. Lou Louisa-Bronx, NY. George Tatakis-New Bedford, MA. Rodney Coffin-Ashland, ME. John Groman-Allentown, PA.

​Third row: Herbert Ruderman- Perth Amboy, NJ. Hy Garber- Brooklyn, NY. Galen McLaughlin- Lennep, MT. Joe Koosman-Clifton, NJ.

Picture 2:

Front row, left to right: Lyons, William J Roberts Jr-Granville NY. Simon, Kelso, Gannon

​Second row- Leroy Westburg-Alexandria, MN. Carl Moholt-Glendive, MT. McLaughlin, Ruderman, Tatakis, Mechtley, Henry Pfiefer- Callicoon, NY.

​Third row- Samuel Bailor-Hoxeyville, MI. Groman, Tudor, Gwyn Gardiner-Seat Pleasant, MD. Coffin