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134th Infantry Regiment

"All Hell Can't Stop Us"

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Pfc. Sanford H. Nelson

Company C - Headquarters Platoon

Pfc Sanford H. Nelson

Pfc. Nelson was drafted and enlisted in Fort Mclellan, Alabama on January 8, 1943. He was killed in action in Mortain, France on August 9, 1944. Initially, he was reported as missing action when his platoon was cut off from the remainder of the troops during an attack.

Thanks to Derrick Reaves for this picture and information. Pfc. Nelson was Derrick's great-uncle. He would like to hear from anyone who remembers serving with his uncle. Please contact him at derrickmreaves@gmail.com

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