James Milon Logan
Hometown, StateNorwalk, Connecticut
Branch of ServiceArmy
Date of Incident01/07/1945
ConflictWorld War II 1941-1945
Unit513th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division
StatusKilled in Action
On January 7, 1945, the 18th was engaged near Flamierge, Belgium, later known as The Battle for Dead Man's Ridge, where they would come up against a German counterattack that would push the division out of the town. During this attack, Logan manned a machine gun. At one point during the battle, he helped a wounded comrade back into his foxhole, only to lose his life when their position was hit by an enemy tank's artillery barrage. This narrative was submitted with the enrollment form.

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