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Robert Marion - World War II

Robert Marion was born and raised in rural Mississippi, and was drafted into the Army in April, 1943. Following his training, he was assigned to the Quartermaster Corps, and served with the 3201 Quartermaster Company. The unit participated in the Normandy campaign and the liberation of France, and also in the Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe campaigns.

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Robert Marion in his military uniform, World War II.

Where:

Unknown

When:

World War II

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Narrator’s photo

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Members of the 3201st Quartermaster group in Belgium, February 26, 1945, unloading casualties from the Third Army at the military cemetery in Foy, Belgium. Robert Marion is in the front left, with his right side to the camera.

Where:

Foy, Belgium

When:

February 26, 1945

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Picture from http://www.corbisimages.com. May be restricted. Patrons desiring to use this photograph should contact the ALPL Audio-Visual Curator.

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Members of the 3201st Quartermaster group attending the burial services for the recently interred at U.S. Military Cemetery #1, Foy, Belgium, February 26, 1945. Services conducted by Capt. Cleetie Clemens, Chaplain of the 90th Infantry Division.

Where:

Cemetery #1, Foy, Belgium

When:

February 26, 1945

Ownership:

http://www.everytownusa.com/world-war-ii/90th-id-pic-of-the-week-2/ U.S. Army Signal Corps Photo, Courtesy National Archives. This image is considered to be in the public domain



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