The Freedom Committee of Orange County



Name: Howard ”Howie” Louis Beach, Jr.

Rank: Tech 5

Branch of Service: U. S. Army

Unit: 9th Infantry Division, 9th Recon

Specialty: Radio Operator

Active Duty Dates: 19JUN1943 to 24OCT1945

Armed Conflicts: WWII

Theater of Operations:  European Theater

Campaigns: Five

Decorations & Awards: Silver Star Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, European Theater Medal /w/ 4 stars,

   WWII Victory Medal, German Occupation Ribbon

Speaking Subjects: Life of a young GI during WWII