711th Railway Operating Battalion- Quimby
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Russell Quimby son of D.M. (Bing) Quimby sent these marvelous photos of his dad's 711th ROB service in Iran.  Donovan "Bing" Morris Quimby 1918-2015 ( age 96+) Donovan Morris Quimby died at the Eastern Nebraska Veterans Home on June 23, 2015. D.M. “Bing” Quimby was born September 23, 1918 in Springview, Nebraska to Dr. Donovan Perry Quimby DDS and Ruth Ann Quimby (nee Morris). He grew up in Wakefield, NE where he graduated high school in 1937. He then attended Wayne State College for three semesters. In 1939, he moved with his parents to South Sioux City, NE where he domiciled for the nex ..read more
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Articles and Interviews : The Liberation Line The Untold Story of the Normandy Landings by Christian Wolmar (with a little help by me )
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All Aboard the Liberation Line- Daily Express London England May 3rd 2024         The D-Day Heroes You've never heard of ...........Telegraph UK May 1st 2024 Wolmar's appearance on WW2TV  excellent YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/@WW2TV)   ..read more
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746th Railway Operating Battalion - Whitfield
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Thanks to Robert E. Whitfield's grandson Joseph for sharing all this great info about his dad's service in the 746th. We think he was in Company A as he was in signals. Very fun song     This will be a two part post - stay tuned ..read more
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New York Central man Pictured at work on the Bengal & Assam Railroad in India
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N.Y.C. 718th in Luxembourg hauled thousands of captured
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Army Railroaders in Europe Move 10,000 Tons of Freight Daily
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First U.S. Roundhouse on European Continent - Cherbourg
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Railroading on the Burma and Assam: The Tale of a train that ran away NY Central Highlight September 1945
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743rd ROB Stimson NY Towerman Railroads in Antwerp and Hanover as Dispatcher New York Central Magazine August 1945
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N.Y. Central Railroad Headlight Magazine Vol.VI No.11 November 1945
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War time editions of N.Y. Central Railroad Headlight are a goldmine and this edition includes mentions of soldiers in the units:   CH November 1945 701st RGD Guilfoyle 750th ROB Bresler 717th ROB Julian 719th ROB Firestine   ..read more
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