Clipped From The Mexia Weekly Herald
i ULESS FISHER :| ;ON FURLOUGH • _ • ! Staff Sg't. Uless fisher of 601 S.:uth Belknap is reported as hav- ' ing been awarded a merit furlough home ami is now on his way home for reclassification or discharge, ac cording to the public relations ofr fice of the 3rd Armored '•Spearhead" Division in Europe. He has fought in five European campaigns —in Normandy, northern, France, th» Rhinclund, the Ardennes, and in central Germany. His division was the first armor in Belgium, the first Allied force to take a German town, and the first completely to pierce the Siegfried line. It was also the 3rd which made the longest one-day drive in the history of armored warfare—a 101- mile sweep in 19 hours to encircle the vital Ruhr region and trap more than 374,000 enemy troops. It was during this amazing drive that its commander, Major General Maurice Rose, was killed by a j youthful German tank commander. j'