Name: Richard “Dick” O’Brien

Rank: Sergeant

Branch of Service:  U. S. Army

Unit:  35th Infantry Division, 3rd Army

Specialty: Machine gunner, radio operator, NCO

Active Duty Dates: 2-43 to 10-45

Armed Conflicts:  WW II

Theater of Operations: Europe

Campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes, Germany

Decorations & Awards: Bronze Star Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, American Theater, European Theater, French Normandy Medal, WWII Victory

Speaking Subjects: WW II, Patton, On speaking engagements, I wear my WW II Uniform.

   Historian and current President of the 35th Infantry Division Association


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