Category Archive: World War II

Nov 02

Herbert Miller–WWII Memories & Bronze Star

I have finished transcribing and posting my dad’s WWII letters, a task I began a little over a year ago. Although I did not post his letters on every Friday’s blog post, there were at least 30 blog posts of letters. I started transcribing and posting them about a month before Veterans Day 2017 and …

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Oct 26

Dear Mom & All–WWII Letters from Herb (part 30)

Below are the last of the transcriptions of my dad’s WWII letters. That is not to say another letter or two may show up sometime, but right now, I think this is it. This past year I have been transcribing the letters that my dad, Herbert Miller, wrote home while in the Army, stationed in …

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Aug 03

Dear Mom & All–WWII Letters from Herb (part 25)

I continue with the transcriptions of the letters my dad, Herbert Miller, wrote home while serving his country during WWII. The war was over by the time he wrote these letters and he was serving in the Occupation Force in Germany until he had enough time and points to be honorably discharged. [1] During this …

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Jul 06

Dear Mom & All–WWII Letters from Herb (part 24)

My dad, Herbert Miller, was trained as a replacement troop during the fall of 1944, arrived in Europe in December of that same year, and was assigned to Company L, 333rd Regiment, 84th Infantry Division. The 84th was known as the Railsplitters. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium and later in …

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May 18

Dear Mom & All–WWII Letters from Herb (part 21)

Memorial Day is about a week away and a good time to post a few more transcriptions of my dad’s WWII letters and photos. Today’s letters are from May and June, 1945, 73 years ago. [1] My dad, Herbert Miller, was trained as a replacement troop during the fall of 1944. After he arrived in …

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