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This page is dedicated to Samuel E. Cook

 
 


 
 

1st. Lieutenant Sam E. Cook,
Lieutenant Sam Cook

 
 


2nd Lieutenant Sam E. Cook is awarded the Soldiers Medal in France.

 
 

Sam with the 503rd Parachute Battalion in Alta, Utah. He was there training with ski troops under the guidance of Dick Durrance, a famous ski champion.
(January 1942)
Lt. Sam Cook - 503 Parachute Bn.  Alta, Utah 1942

 
 

Sam E. Cook, outside his barracks at Alta, Utah
1st Lt. Sam Cook outside his barracks in Alta, Utah

 
 

At wars end Sam was made military governor of Neuhaus, Germany. Neuhaus is located in northern Germany, where the Elbe river meets the North sea.
Lt. Sam Cook

 
 

The folowing are from Lt. Sam E. Cook's WW II scrapbook collection.
505-Lt. Sam E. Cook collection-Letter not to the Editor

 
 


505-Poem

 
 

Berlin September 1945.
505-Lt. Sam E. Cook collection, Berlin 1945

 
 

Letter from mayor St. Mere Eglise-page 1
Letter from mayor St. Mere Eglise-page 1

 
 

Letter from mayor St. Mere Eglise-page 2
Letter from mayor St. Mere Eglise-page 2

 
 

V-Mail Yuletide Greetings from a 505 Paratrooper
505 Paracute Infantry V-Mail Yuletide greeting.


 

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