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William Ralph Desin

My name is Julie Stoddard. My grandfather was a part of the 99th Infantry Division, 371st FA Bn. His name was William Ralph Desin.

I'm trying to piece together some of his life and what he did during the Ardennes counteroffensive. Family history says he was one of the last people off the bridge at Remagen before its collapse.

Is there any way for me to find information about this that might confirm the oral history or give me some idea of what happened there?

I'm also wondering if there is some sort of museum or something of the kind with items from the 99th. I currently possess several items that may be of interest.

Julie Desin Stoddard