134th Infantry Regiment
"All Hell Can't Stop Us"
Pfc. Virgil W. Begesse
Photo taken in 1944 before being sent to France
Pfc. Virgil W. Begesse was first wounded in action on
November 13, 1944. After recuperating he returned to duty with his unit on
December 1, 1944. He was seriously wounded in action again on January 2,
1945 during battle in the Ardennes. He lost his lower leg as a result of this
injury. He recovered in Utah and became a judge in North East Kansas until his
death in 2003.
Pfc Begesse's son-in-law, Kent Prose, for the picture and information about his