At 5:30 AM, December 16th, 1944 Leo Grad Jack Hogan Fired Back at the Wermacht

Posted By: Patrick Hickey, December 16, 2014

When Jack Hogan was drafted into the Army during World War II he said he knew it was his duty to serve. “It was a normal thing,” said Hogan, 84, of Chicago’s Ashburn community. “When I was drafted in 1943 the wars had started.” The 19-year-old was assigned to the 755th Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Battery. His battalion fought* in the Battle of the Bulge, the largest battle fought by Americans in World War II at Bastogne, Belgium. Continue reading…


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