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82nd Airborne Paratroopers at Quorn Camp 1944

Francis X. Schweikert, was an American paratrooper based at Quorn Camp from July to September 1944. These photographs and those in artefact 2044 and artefact 2046 were taken at the tented Quorn Camp and given to Francis by John Diffin (a fellow paratrooper) when he visited the Schweikert home in 1947. All of the men shown here were in G Company:

Picture 1 Alfred Lambdin
Picture 2 Alfred Lambdin
Picture 3 Walter J. Blasik
Picture 4 Carl Horst

These images are reproduced by kind permission of Bob Schweikert, son of Francis X. Schweikert. More information can be found on the 505 Parachute Infantry Regiment page of the 505th Regimental Combat Team website.

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 Submitted on: 2019-01-17
 Submitted by: Bob Schweikert/Sue Templeman
 Artefact ID: 2045
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