Village News - Also serving the communities of De Luz, Rainbow, Camp Pendleton, Pala and Pauma

Artillery support company raised my spirits

 

Last updated 10/3/2013 at Noon



I was in World War II, 2nd Armed Division, 41 Armed Regiment FCO in 1944. We had a black artillery company that gave us artillery support every one in a while.

One day I was sitting in my fox hole, all alone, and I heard this black artillery company sing “Old Susanna” as the artillery came over my fox hole, giving (heck) to the enemy.

It made me realize I was not alone. I sang along with the artillery company. That made my day for me. I wanted to thank those great guys, a lot. It was great for me to hear them and I have never forgotten it.

John S. Cardona

...



For access to this article please sign in or register.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017