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Chum Hicks

Ltc. Mike Hicks is searching for information about his uncle, Harrison “Chum” Hicks, who was in the 99th throughout the war. He would like to get news about his uncle for a recollection for his father and cousins. Chum Hicks died in 1960. If you have information, write to Mike Hicks, Director and Associate Professor, Center for Business and Economic Research, Ball State University, Muncie IN 47306 or e-mail

Clyde Thomas, I/395

Scott Thomas would like to have information about his grandfather, 2nd Lt. Clyde A. Thomas, I/395. He was awarded a Silver Star March 14, 1945, in Germany. Contact Thomas at 1887 W. Chestnut St., Apt. C, Lancaster OH 43130, or e-mail

Edwin Bockbrader

Greg Rutzen would like to hear about his grandfather, Pfc. Edwin W. Bockbrader. Bockbrader served with Hq. Co., 3rd Bn., 394th Infantry. He was KIA on March 3, 1945, during the battle of the Erft Canal. Rutzen’s father was adopted following my grandfather’s death and we know little to nothing of Pfc. Bockbrader. Contact Rutzen at 7510 Brompton #659, Houston TX 77025 or e-mail

‘Dauntless’ available

Elliot Wager has a clean copy of “Dauntless” for sale. “It’s a very clean copy and the dust jacket is also in practically mint condition.” For more information and price, contact Wager at 7505 W. Yale Ave., Unit 2805, Denver CO 80227. His phone number is 303-986-6805.

Last modified Oct. 22, 2010