This account appeared in the Daily Courier, Connellsville, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, March 22, 1944. Corporal Franklin Robbins was soon to become a hometown hero.
Roy Wood, Harry Reynolds, Frank Tucker, Franklin Robbins, James Adams, Lawrence Knight, Lester Kincaid.
Also present, but not named in the article, were Sergeant Carl McMahan and Corporal Arthur Ervin.
Harry Reynolds, Arthur Ervin, and Lawrence Knight were wounded.
James Adams was killed.
Note: This action is also described in Phil Wood’s letter of April 2, 1944.