Emmett F. Leffel

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Wetmore, MI

HONORED BY
Jeffrey H. Glockner, Friend

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

SERVED IN B COMPANY, 506TH PARACHUTE INFANTRY REGIMENT, 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION. PARACHUTE JUMP SCHOOL AT TOCCOA, GEORGIA. JUMPED ON D-DAY, JUNE 6, 1944. JUMPED IN HOLLAND (OPERATION MARKET GARDEN). RECEIVED A SILVER STAR FOR GALLANTRY IN ACTION, 2 BRONZE STARS AND 2 PURPLE HEARTS.