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"Butts on this article" Regis Carr
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In 2014 while the author was preparing a monograph about his father-in-law’s farming experience, the family mentioned that he had been held briefly as a POW in the weeks shortly after crossing Omaha Beach in June 1944. Regretfully that information – a brief, but significant, detail of his lengthy military service – was not shared until long after his death in 1986, so first-hand details were unavailable. If there was to be a more detailed story, the author was determined to pursue the details. In November 2019, while researching S/SGT John Edgar Scott’s unconfirmed appearance in the iconic June 1944 photo of soldiers climbing through the E-1 draw in Easy Red sector of Omaha Beach, the au ...
John Edgar Scott - A Blooming Success Regis Carr
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After ten years working on his father’s farm – beginning at the age of 10 – John Edgar Scott joined the U.S. Army as it began a period of mobilization leading up to World War II. After three years of training on posts and stations in the United States, he deployed with the Second Infantry Division to Ireland, then Wales, and ultimately crossed over Omaha Beach on D+1. After the war, he returned home to Texas and reunited with his wife, Vivian. Over the next 14 years they established new homes as the Army and Air Force sent Edgar to new postings. Then, with 19 years of honorable, military service Edgar chose a new path to success – one that would raise the level of challenge and bring g ...
Sergeant James Elvie Pate Regis Carr
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In December 1941, James Elvie Pate was a 32-year-old, single ranch hand on the Tommy Brook Ranch in west Texas and a base violin player in a local band. By April 1942 he had joined the U.S. Army and was assigned to the 90th Infantry Division – the Tough ‘Ombres. Two years later he was a married sergeant aboard a ship passing by the Statue of Liberty - bound for England and eventual participation in the landings on Utah Beach. Four days following that landing and within several miles of the beach he was wounded and sent back to England for treatment. Upon return to France he fought in the operation known as the Falaise Pocket. Just days before that battle was won, Sergeant Pate paid the u ...