Porter Smith

Died: Feb. 28, 2012


Army Infantry, 45th Infantry Division, From Oct. 1944 to August 1945.

Porter was too young to enlist in the Army when the war was at its peak, but when he was old enough to enlist he was deployed to France right after the Battle of the Bulge. His ship landed in Le Havre and he went through France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany. When the war ended, Porter was in Dachau.

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