William B. Long

Hero Profile - WWII

Address when enlisted - 90 Beach Street

Date of Sacrifice August 26, 1944 - Age 26

Lt William B Long a member of the headquarters battalion, 28 th Infantry, an element of Patton's command lost his life in Brest France on August 26, 1944. Ironically the same day that General Patton had jubilantly informed his superior officer" Dear Ike: Today I spat in the Seine!"

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