Harry B Fillner - Pg 2

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Harry B Fillner - Pg 2 - at ★ 32nd Continued from Page 1 retary; Mrs....
at ★ 32nd Continued from Page 1 retary; Mrs. Margaret Schmidtt. Capersville, Mich., treasurer, and Mrs “ 7s J, , L T- . “ ision and co-director of tee for higher education, was main speaker at the Sunday evening evening banquet. t ntii, a xetueu .xanuuai uudiu and lde’t 0?Superior Stale UnKFersi. f ^ ;!l> remarks on „the < 2 ,,, , Guard as a defense institution . f American freedom .. HiU traced the earlv historv Qf fl ht,n umts ln ,he Amerl' can R gu<. Some instin,tions, sa|d Hm f comba, ; are ., „ f. • older than their name, is a “’rlle 32nd,” said Hill, ,2 o( ,hc magnjficent lradl. e tJon of sUte organizations - He showed how the 32nd> with abuut'30(XIO troops ^ (or about four months ln \Vor]d War I, received 13.261 dead and wounded The Verdun cam- aj hc said „was the most ^ . mjutia hlstorv .. The 32nd durj Wo^,d w „ sald ffiu 15,000 , tro°Ps commltted during peak employment and suffered 7,268 - dead and wounded sajd not of division vas coj^jnitted at a single time tou8f1 the division is credited with 320 days of actuaI combat- m - j ;™ »; i with the 32nd during 1942-1945 and now a Wisconsin State Col- . Rn. f Roopntc le^e Board of Regents employe, erUertained the banquet with a variety of stories from his a variety of stories from his wartime coverage of the unit, Philip Bigley of Viroqua. a World War II member of the 32nd, was master of ceremo- nies

Clipped from The La Crosse Tribune08 Sep 1964, TuePage 2

The La Crosse Tribune (La Crosse, Wisconsin)08 Sep 1964, TuePage 2
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