ROBERT J. ABEL
October 4, 1924 – October 23, 1994
Bob took the skydiving course at Camp 88 when he was 19 years old. He was in Company B, in the 11th Platoon. He jumped out of his Dakota on the 13th or 15th and made it to the meeting place. He was one of the men who placed Banagalore torpedoes through the barbed wire during the assault on the battery. Bob was wounded on June 9 at the Château Saint-Côme.