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My Col. Gimperling Journey – part 6

  I believe this is the first time I found proof that Col. G had attended the USMC. It was not concrete proof but I felt it was pretty good evidence he was enrolled. I had a one week free … Continue reading

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My Col. Gimperling Journey–part 5

  When I first discovered the document above I just glanced through it to get an idea of where he had been stationed and promoted. But this time, as I made the translation, I started looking up more information on … Continue reading

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My Col. Gimperling Journey–Part 3

The following entry came from the 1936 Official Army Register and appears to give the schools and promotions Gimp attended and or received.  http://www.archive.org/stream/officialarmyregi1936unit#page/n5/mode/2up I found the index of abbreviations for the Official Army Register so I’ve made the translations … Continue reading

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