HQ, 3rd Battalion
Camp Toccoa, GA
1942


photos from Robert R. Webb, Jr. [son of the late Robert R. Webb, Sr.
(SSG, HQ, 3rd BN, 506th PIR, 1942-1945 and author of Freedom Found
)]
Mount Currahee

In 1942, Robert Webb, Sr. wrote on the back of this photo, "Now this is the one and
only Mt. Currahee. It's three and a half miles from the bottom to the top, and we run
up it every day. P.S. When we start jumping 'Currahee' will be our battle cry."



Robert Webb, Sr.

Photo (taken by Thayer U. Carlton) of Robert Webb, Sr. at Camp Toccoa



Pauli, Harrison, and Bradley

Caption on the back of the picture says, "Three nuts in my squad. All swell fellows."

(L-R): William Pauli (Communications; POW D-Day); Jack W. Harrison (Communications; KIA Normandy)
and Jim Bradley (Mortars; POW D-Day). Pauli and Harrison were members of D-Day Stick#1 with
LTC Robert Lee Wolverton (3rd BN CO; KIA D-Day).




Thayer U. Carlton
Thayer U. Carlton (KIA D-Day): text on back of photo reads
"This is my best pal and assistant squad leader. PVT Carlton"




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