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Sgt. Clyde Housel of Port Charlotte, Fla. was sniper at ‘Battle of Bulge’ in WW II

In U. S. Army, World War II on March 29, 2013 at 3:38 am
The war for Sgt. Clyde Housel of Reverwood subdivision in Port Charlotte is over when this picture of the 20-year-old soldier was taken in Reams, France in 1945. Note he's wearing the Combat Infantryman's Badge on his chest.  Photo provided

The war for Sgt. Clyde Housel of Reverwood subdivision in Port Charlotte, Fla. is over when this picture of the 20-year-old soldier was taken in Reams, France in 1945. Note he’s wearing the Combat Infantryman’s Badge on his chest. Photo provided

Former Sgt. Clyde Housel of Port Charlotte, Fla. found himself in the snow and cold huddled in a foxhole along the Siegfried Line searching for Germans to shoot with his 1903 Springfield sniper rifle and scope on Dec. 16, 1944. He was a 1st Army sniper. Read the rest of this entry »

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