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S/Sgt. Robert Edward Peterson was born on March 6, 1921, to John E. Peterson and Maibel I. Schwarz-Peterson in Chicago, Illinois. With his brother, Roy, and his sister, June, he was raised at 906 South Ninth Avenue in Maywood, Illinois, where his father was the Chief of Police. After high school, he worked as an underwriter […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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T/5 Charles Albert Peterson was born in Chicago on November 3, 1919, to Charles J. Peterson & Ruth M. Hansen-Peterson. Until the age of ten, he grew up at 3212 West Addison Street in Chicago. In 1930, his family moved to 2135 North 72nd Court in Elmwood Park, Illinois, where he attended Elmwood Park Grade School. […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Joseph Pickney Pevey was born in Chunky, Mississippi, on July 4, 1908, and was the youngest of four children, and the only son, of Joseph F. and Rosie Donella Pevey. His mother was a full-blood Choctaw Indian from one of the Mississippi Indian Clans. He was called “Joe” by his family members. Joe had […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – C Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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PFC Lewis R. Phillips was born on November 4, 1916, in Beloit, Wisconsin, to Louis H. Phillips and Rose Lee Thomas-Phillips. With his two sisters and two brothers, he lived at 467 Jalena Avenue, Janesville, Wisconsin. He left high school after three years and worked as a waiter. At some point, he joined the Wisconsin National […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – A Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Dominick Piccolo was born on July 26, 1917, in the Bronx, New York, and was the son of Anthony & Kate Piccolo. With his three sisters, he was raised at 472 Arnold Avenue, Bronx, New York. He attended college for three years. Dominick was inducted into the U.S. Army on March 24, 1941. It is […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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At this time, little is known about Cpl. Bruno J. Pierotti. It is known that he was the son of Colombo and Odetta Pierotti and was born on October 10, 1914. With his brother and two sisters, he was raised at 233 East Second Street in Pomeroy, Ohio, and attended Pomeroy High School and Miami […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Arisan Maru
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Pvt. John M. Pimperal was born on March 13, 1919, and lived at 620 West Surf Street in Chicago, Illinois. He was drafted into the army and became a member of Company B, 192nd Tank Battalion, while its members were training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. A typical day started at 6:15 A.M. with reveille, but […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion, Prison Camp, Yokohama
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Pvt. Paul Peter Pirnat was the oldest of twelve children born to Frank & Anna Pirnat. He was born on June 6, 1919, in Hopkinton, Iowa, and known as “Peter” to his family and friends. He grew up on the family’s small farm near Worthington and attended school there. Peter moved to Cleveland, Ohio, and […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – HQ Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Pvt. Edward Plodzien was born on September 24, 1918, in Chicago, Illinois, to Martin Plodzien & Agnes Zachara-Plodzien. With his two sisters, he grew up at 1320 West Julian Street in Chicago. He attended high school for one year before leaving and going to work in a tannery as a mill hand. With his two […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – B Co., 192nd Tank Battalion
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Capt. Alvin Charles Poweleit, M. D. was born June 8, 1908, to August Poweleit & Caroline Yutze-Poweleit. His mother died and his father remarried. He had two sisters and one brother, a half-sister, and a half-brother. Alvin married, Loretta Catherine Thesing, on June 28, 1930, and attended the University of Louisville. He graduated from the university’s […]
Filed as: Provisional Tank Group, 192nd – MD, 192nd Tank Battalion
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