Russ Darkes - Texas 36th Division
Russ in WWI style garb. At the battle of San Pietro he was ordered to clear a German machinegun nest. He ordered his men to fix bayonets and then began to attack the Germans. As they saw the cold steal on the end of the American rifles, they bagan to shout "Kamerad" which is the German way of saying, "I surrender." He took the MG nest and was awarded the silver star. He was in the military for a long time as you can see by the next picture.
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