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I am trying to find out a little more about my grandfather's service.  I have his discharge paperwork and he was with the 413th AAA Battalion in Battery C.  He received an EAME Theater Ribbon with 5 Bronze Stars.  I can't find much online regarding Battery C.  Can you tell me a little more about them?  

Thank you,
Melissa Miles

Dear Ms.,
       Thank you for your question.  In it you typed "He received an EAME Theater Ribbon with 5 Bronze Stars."  Yes, Five Bronze CAMPAIGN Stars:

Normandy          June 6-July 24, 1944
Northern France   July 25-September 14, 1944
Rhineland         September 15, 1944-March 21, 1945
Ardennes-Alsace   December 16, 1944-January 15, 1945
Central Europe    March 22-May 8, 1945

       In your question you typed "I can't find much online regarding Battery C."  I suggest you read my March 25, 2015 response to someone elses interest in the 413th AAA Gun Battalion.
       In your question you typed "Can you tell me a little more about them?"  Specifically "Battery C" no I cannot.
       Good Luck with your quest.

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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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