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Published Sources

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Balkoski, Joseph. From Beachhead to Brittany: The 29th Infantry Division at Brest, August-September 1944. (Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 2008).

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Boesch, Paul.  Road to Hurtgen: Forest in Hell(Houston Texas: Gulf Publishing, 1962). 

Bowman, Stephen L.  A Century of Valor:  The First 100 Years of the 28th U.S. Infantry Regiment—Black Lions.  Wheaton, IL:  Cantigny First Division Foundation, 2004.  

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Shelton, James E. The Beast Was Out There: The 28th Infantry Black Lions and the Battle of Ông Thanh, Vietnam, October 1967. Cantigny military history series. Chicago, IL: Cantigny First Division Foundation, 2002.

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Unpublished Documents

Adjutant General's List of WW2 casualties by organization, Casualty File, Textual Reference Room, National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report 8th Cavalry Recon Troop, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 CAV - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report 12th Engineer Combat Battalion, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 ENG - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report 13th Infantry Regiment, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 INF (13) - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report 28th Infantry Regiment, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 INF (28) - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report 121st Infantry Regiment, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 INF (121) - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report 8th Medical Battalion, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 MED - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report MP Platoon, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 MP - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report 708th Ordnance Company, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 ORD - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report 8th Quartermaster Company, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 QM - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report 8th Signal Company, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 SIG - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report  HQ Special Troops, 8th Inf Div. July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 - SHQS - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report 709th Tank Battalion, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  ARBN - 709 - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

After Action Report 445th AA Battalion, July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  CABN- 455 - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

Berol, Alexander F., Operations of Company L, 13th Infantry in the Attack on Duren, Germany. Advanced infantry officer's class monograph, Ft. Benning, GA. 1950.

 Combat History , 8th Infantry Division, Assistant Division Commander, located in After Action Report  HQ Special Troops, 8th Inf Div. July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 - SHQS - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

Fritter, Lee W., Operations of the 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment in the Ruhr Pocket. Advanced infantry officer's class monograph, Ft. Benning, GA. 1948.

Linse, Francis D., Operations of Company I, 121st Infantry near Hurtegn, Germany. Advanced infantry officer's class monograph, Ft. Benning, GA. 1948.

Manzolillo, Russell J. Operations of the 3rd Battalion, 28th Infantry Division; Sieg River Offensive, Ruhr Pocket. Advanced infantry officer's class monograph, Ft. Benning, GA. 1947.

Olson, Oscar, Letters to home 1941-15, Olson family records. San Luis Obisbo, CA.

Tisdale, Charles F, Operations of the 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry in the Battle for Brest. Advanced infantry officer's class monograph, Ft. Benning, GA. 1950. 

Unit History 8th Cavalry Recon Troop, May 1943 - 31 Dec 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 CAV - 0.1  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

Walker, Perrin, Report of the Death of General Walker, located in files of HQ Special Troops, 8th Inf Div. July 1944 - May 1945, Records of the Adjutant General's Office,  308 - SHQS - 0.3  Record Group 407; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

 

Websites

Army Heritage and Education Center  http://www.carlisle.army.mil/ahec/index.cfm

Buck's War, http://members.aeroinc.net/breners/buckswar/index.html (accessed 28 March 2010)

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Interviews

Balkoski, Joseph, email  correspondence, 10 and 25 Feb., 14 March 2010.

Bathuurst, Ira, telephone interviews,  3, 7, and 12 April 2005.

Burket, Gil, email correspondence, 14 June 2010.

Bowman, Steven, email correspondence, 28 January  2010.

Cullotton, John, email correspondence, Feb - March 2010.

Curley, Charles, email correspondence, 3 March  2010.

Canelis, Greg , email correspondence, 10 Feb 2010.

 Eubanks, David, email correspondence, September-October 2008.

Halle, Tim, telephone interviews 3 and 11 March 2010.

Kopis, Don, Email correspondence, 4 April 2010.

Landry, Walt. Telephone interview, 10 March 2010.

Olson, Oscar,  written correspondence 2001 - 2010.

Ramcke (jr).Herman B., multiple  telephone interviews 2001-2005.

Rosenboom, John, email correspondence, September-October 2008.

Svoboda, Robert, email correspondence, January 2009.

Tisdale, Captain Charles, Multiple telephone interviews,  August 2001.

Whipple, Harold, telephone interview, 4 March  2010.

 

 

 

 

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