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Stories behind the stars: PFC Marion Kellesvig
October 4, 1944, Wisconsin State Journal
Before U.S. entry into World War II, the 11th Infantry Regiment was activated for service in April 1941 at Fort McClellan, Alabama. In 1942 the Regiment shipped to Iceland for 15 months and then to England. They arrived on the Normandy coast on July 10, 1944 and joined the 5th Infantry Division with the Patton’s Third Army.