POPE, Edgar A. – 328IR

Ed wanted to join the Marines but got rejected due to color blindness.
Was drafted instead.
Took basic training Fort Jackson, South Carolina.
Camp Gorden, Georgia.
Camp Campbell, Kentucky
Camp Forrest, Tennessee -> maneuvers.
Shipped out from Camp Shank, New York to Utah Beach, Normandy.
Ed was assigned to C Company, 328th Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division.