Wild Hands Toward the Sky.
“Attached is (the) Tanker Tidbit in honor of Bruce,” Eric emailed me about the piece. “We focused on his D-Day landing, as that is a major ordeal to have been part of and survived to say the least, as we all know. A book alone could be written about him as he made it through the entire ETO with the 741st from Omaha Beach to Czech Republic. Honestly, can’t even imagine that and what he experienced, as it’s not too common to have made it all the way through as a combat arms troop. In the words of one senior NCO from the 66th Armor who fought in the MTO and ETO, ‘By the end of the war, we only had nine of our original unit members that were with us from when we left the U.S. in 1943.’”