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James Julius Winn Interview Notes – April 4, 1966

1966
   

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Winn states that he was a student at Ft. Benning in 1929. He recalls the party Mrs. Marshall gave at Ft. Benning for her daughter Molly in 1930 or 1931. He was assigned to Ft. Myer in 1937 and was there when the Marshalls came in 1939. He married Molly the following year. He and Molly were at Ft. Rucker, Alabama in May 1944 when they got word that Molly’s brother Allen Brown had been killed. Assigned to 1st Army Artillery, Winn was ordered to the European Theater after the Normandy invasion. On June 30, he arrived in Normandy and was at Le Bourget at the time of the liberation of Paris.

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