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134th Infantry Regiment

"All Hell Can't Stop Us"

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Cpl. Peter P. Polosky

60th Engineers Combat Battalion, Company C

Cpl Peter P Polosky

Corporal Peter P. Polosky was from Nanty-Glo, Pennsylvania.  He was 26 years old, married, with a 6 month old baby when he was drafted.  He worked in the coal mines in western Pennsylvania.  Knowledge of explosives and engineer viewpoints were a plus for the unit he was assigned to.  Three months after he was drafted, in early 1943, FDR put a halt on drafting miners as coal production for the war effort was flagging.  Corporal Polosky passed away in 1995.

Cpl Peter P Polosky

Thanks to Art Wilson, son of Pfc Robert A Wilson for this photo

Thanks to Jason Polosky, Cpl. Polosky's paternal grandson, for the picture and information about his grandfather.

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