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Personal Collection

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John J. Mohn while at Akron University, Fraternity Phi Kappa Tau, 1940
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Debora Mohn Altimus personal collection.
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John Mohn at Camp Clairbourne, Louisiana, 1941.
Debora Mohn Altimus personal collection.

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John Mohn stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia, c.1943.
Debora Mohn Altimus personal collection.

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Unidentified man, Stan Krisena (tent buddy and friend), and John J. Mohn at Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, 1942.
Debora Mohn Altimus personal collection.
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John Mohn and his brother Robert (Bus), who was in the Army Air Corps, 1945.
Debora Mohn Altimus personal collection.
John Mohn with his sister-in-law Helen Mohn at Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, 1942
John Mohn with his sister-in-law Helen Mohn at Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, 1942
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John Junior Mohn poses with his father, John “Jack” Mohn, c.1942
Debora Mohn Altimus personal collection.

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John Mohn and his great Aunt Clara Isenhour, c.1943
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37th Division Yearbook, Signal Company, Camp Shelby, Mississippi, 1940-41
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Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, 1942
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John J. Mohn poses with directional signage “Duffey Avenue” at Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, 1942
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Gordon Kenny and John J. Mohn poses with directional signage “Duffey Avenue” at Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, 1942
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Parade of soldiers of the 106th Division organized by Operations Officer Captain John J. Mohn,  Indianapolis, Indiana, c.1944

 Infographics & Excerpts

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Map information based on John Mohn’s memoir. Created by Mandy Altimus Pond
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Excerpt: The Horror Begins
ForcedMarch_Infographic_Quote1 - generalExcerpt: “I was lucky.”
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Excerpt: “Closed our eyes to die.”

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Excerpt: Crisis over Train Travel

National Archives

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American soldiers of the 75th Division march along the snow covered road on the way to cut off the St. Vith-Houffalize road in Belgium, January 24, 1945.
Image courtesy National Archives

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Food is served to American Infantrymen on their way to La Roche, Belgium. 347th Infantry Regiment, January 13, 1945.

Signal Corps photo (111-SC-198849)
Image courtesy National Archives (531241)
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American P.O.W.s taken from the Battle of the Bulge are matched to the back of the line, 1944.

Image courtesy National Archives

 

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