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Joseph Flynn - World War II

The son of Irish immigrants, Joseph Flynn was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 7, 1920. Joseph and his brother were drafted into the Army prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Thinking he was going to fulfill his service in fourteen months, Flynn ended up serving as a medic for nearly four years. He was assigned to the 941st Field Artillery Regiment, part of V Corps of the 1st Army when the unit landed on Omaha Beach only seven days after D-Day in June 1944.

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Technician, Third Grade (Staff Sergeant) Joseph Flynn and several military buddies taken in Germany at the end of the war, in August of 1945. From Left to Right (back row) are Barnes, Bingham and Ashley; (front row) Flynn, Zucco and Morvis.

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August of 1945

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Photo of Sergeant Joe Flynn during the Battle of the Bulge in December of 1944.

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December of 1944

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Photo of Sergeant Joe Flynn (on right) with an unknown soldier during the Battle of the Bulge.

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