WWII US ARMY OFFICERS GUIDE BOOK, 7th ED. 1942, HARDBACK, WAR HERO OWNED For Sale

WWII US ARMY OFFICERS GUIDE BOOK, 7th ED. 1942, HARDBACK, WAR HERO OWNED
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WWII US ARMY OFFICERS GUIDE BOOK, 7th ED. 1942, HARDBACK, WAR HERO OWNED:
$45.00

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For sale is the above hardback book of WWII US Army \"The Officers\' Guide\" book that is named and numbered to WWI & WWII war hero Cecil Ray Everette who was awarded a Silver Star Medal in WWI and another SS in WWII, along with a Purple Heart and 3 Bronze Stars. The book is in excellent condition, has some hand written notes of his. Binding is tight and no damage to any of the pages, a great piece of history that needs a new home.

Cecil Ray Everett # 0146604 was born on April 20, 1896. Hejoined the Pennsylvania National Guard in 1914. His unit was activated and sentto El Paso, Texas to help in the U.S. vs. Mexico engagements and he was awardedthe Mexican Service Medal. At the entrance to WWI he was a 1stLieutenant of Company “B”, 112th Infantry Regiment of the 28thDivision. During WWI he was made commander of Company “B” until the end of thewar. During the war he was awarded a Silver Star Medal, a Purple Heart medal,and 5 bars to his Victory medal.

When WWII broke out he was a Lt. Colonel and CommandingOfficer of the 1st Battalion, 406 Infantry Regiment, 102ndInfantry Division, the “Ozark” Division. During WWII he was awarded a 2ndSilver Star, 3 Bronze Stars, and 4 battle stars to his European Campaign Medal.He eventually left the Army at the end of WWII as a full Colonel, a trueAmerican war hero. He died in Feb. 1970 in Huntington, Indiana; my hometown.



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