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Dale C. Paul

Born 10 March 1925, St. Paul Minnesota
Gender Male
Parents Carl H. and Eunice Paul
Schools Attended

Washington High School St. Paul Minnesota

Branch of Service Army
Additional Identifiers Non-commissioned Officer
Commissioned or Warrant Officer
Service Timeframe 1943 - 1946
War/Conflict World War Two 1939-1945
Principal Units and Locations

97th Infantry Division, 386th Infantry Regiment, Company I

Military Awards and Decorations

Bronze Star, Good Conduct, American Campaign, Asiatic Campaign, EAME Campaign with bronze star, WW2 Victory, Occupation (German and Japan)

Private Dale C Paul at Camp Callan California 1944


Dale C. Paul enlisted in the U.S. Army on 10 March 1943. He was sworn in on 30 June 1943. Dale joined active service on 14 July 1943 at Fort Snelling Minnesota. He participated in the ASTP at Iowa State Univ. After the ASTP was disbanded. He was assigned to the 97th ID, 386th IR, Company I. The 97th was training for service in the Pacific when they were reassigned to ETO due to the heavy losses at the Battle of the Bulge. The 97th division participated in the Central Europe campaign closing the Ruhr pocket. They were one of the few divisions that were part of the occupational forces in Germany and Japan. As S/SGT, Dale was honorably discharged on 16 March 1946 at Camp McCoy Wisconsin. He reenlisted in the Army Reserves after WW2, and served from 11 Feb 1948 thru 1954 attaining his highest rank of 2nd LT.