134th Infantry Regiment
"All Hell Can't Stop Us"
Pfc. Raymond E. Lonto - Company C
Pfc. Raymond E. Lonto was originally from Shakopee, Minnesota. He moved to Burbank, California in 1940 where he worked in a Lockheed plant putting hydraulic landing gear lines in P-38 aircraft. He entered the Army, arrived in Europe on December 29, 1944 and was assigned to Company C, 134th Infantry Regiment. He went on line during the Battle of the Ardennes on January 10, 1945 and was evacuated with frozen feet on January 15. He returned to duty with Company C on May 14, 1945 when the Company was stationed in Harkenbleck a small village near Hannover, Germany. He returned to the United States with the Regiment on September 5, 1945.
Raymond E. Lonto
Thanks Pfc. Raymond Lonto's son Jim Lonto and his grandson Tim Lonto. Also thanks to Mr. James Graff, Company C, 134th Infantry Regiment. They provided the pictures and biographical information.