||Harold J. Hollub was born in Oshkosh, WI on September 18, 1920, the son of Herman F. and Emma Hollub. He graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1938 and worked for US Motors Corporation. He enlisted in the US Army on November 9, 1942 and had basic training at Camp Walters, Texas and graduated from Officer's Training School at Fort Benning, Georgia on June 12, 1943. He married Jeanette Fenzl on December 24, 1942. He was assigned to duty at Camp Fannin and Camp Howe, Texas. He left for overseas duty on April 12, 1944. He was assigned to Company B, 341st Infantry and arrived in England on May 31, 1944 and was in the second wave on D-Day on June 8, 1944. He was killed in action on June 21, 1944 somewhere in France.
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||Letter from Lieutenant Harold J. Hollub, Company B, 341st Infantry, 86th "Black Hawk" Division, to Arthur P. Kannenberg, in Oshkosh, WI.
Lt. Harold Hollub 0-1322226
Co. B. 341st. Inf.
Camp Howze, Texas Nov. 16, 1943
Letter to Art Kannenburg
We are very busy packing and getting ready for maneuvers but I have these patches so I'll send them on to you. I am not sure what the four leaf blue clover stands for but maybe you could find out. I have asked everyone around here and they have never seen it before.
The red, yellow and blue is the 42nd or Rainbow Division.
The round one with the blue star on the white field is the Army Service of Supply
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||Hollub, Harold J.
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United States Army
European Theater of Operations
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