A Currahee lost in battle, remembered in our hearts

Oliver M. Horton


Major Oliver Horton, Commanding Officer of the 3rd Battalion, was killed in action on October 5, 1944 in the Battle of Opheusden in the Netherlands during Operation Market-Garden. A bridge in Opheusden is dedicated to Major Horton.

Remembered by Berhard Floursen and Cees Johnson residents of "The Island".

 

 

Parachutist BadgeCombat Infantry Badge506th Unit Crest

 

 

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