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Stories Behind The Stars: SSG Maroy C. Dietzsch
Photo from the Wisconsin State Journal, Nov. 1, 1944
During World War II, the 101st Airborne Division activated for service on August 15, 1942. They moved overseas to the Royal Air Force base at North Witham, England. Some of the division participated in the first night landing before the invasion on D-Day in June 1944.