Military History/7850 QM DEP GP

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John High wrote at 2015-03-26 20:10:49
Two things, (1.) I found the headstone in Dyer, TN for a M/Sgt Paul W Jacobs that has 7850 QM Dep Gp, Det 1, Mannheim on it. (2.) My dad's military record shows he was assigned to Det 1, 7850 QM Dep Gp in late 1947, early 1948 (apparently near Mannheim, Germany as that is where I was born.)  


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Richard V. Horrell

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Can answer: World War Two. Specifically, the troop transport ships that took US Military Personnel overseas & returned them to the US, 1941-47. Also, unit history of US Army QM, Signal, MP, Ordnance, Medical, Transportation & Engineer units that served during WW 2. The more obscure units are my specialty. If you have the APO that a Veteran sent letters from or received letters at, I can look up the history of that APO.

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A lifelong study of WW 2, including participation as a WW 2 Re-enactor, 1980-2002. Also, interviewing over 400 WW 2 Veterans about their role in WW 2.

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AASLH, Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society

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Over 800 Profiles that I have written for client's about their loved one's role in WW 2.

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BA, History & Political Science (19th & 20th Century European History) Webster University, Webster Groves, MO.

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Assisting the National Archives on numerous occasions during the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of WW 2, 1991-95.

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Respectfully, I do not disclose the names of the clients I deal with. I have a confidentially agreement with them.

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