Sergeant Earl Swanson of F Co., Pfc. Edward F. Tidd Jr. of
and one un-named GI
firing at Cisterna de Littoria, May 25, 1944.
Capt. Earl Swanson and Commander of F Co. was killed at Utweiler, Germany, on Mar. 15, 1945. This photo was published in Life Magazine as told by Edward F. Tidd III
Reitan, who offered this information, is the author of a book
entitled RIFLEMEN: ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF WORLD WAR II. It is based on his
own experiences with the Second Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment. It will
be published by Merriam Press, 218 Beech St., Bennington, VT 05201-2611.
Look for it soon.