Re: Vincent Dapsis-194th glider 1945
Greetings from Fort Worth, TX, Connie Rossi !!!
I did not know your uncle, but do wish to share this information relative to his unit.
Vincent Dapsis was a member of the 194th Glider Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division.
The division left Boston P/E 20 Aug 44;
arrived in England 25 Aug 44;
air lifted to France 24 Dec 44;
entered Belgium 25 Dec 44,(Battle of the Bulge);
returned to France 11 Feb 45;
air-assauted Wesel, Germany 24 Mar 45.
I assume that he died in the attack on Wesel.
Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe
Killed in Action 1,191
Wounded in Action 4,904
Died from Wounds 191
Estimated rate of casualties, 55%
Days in combat, 45.
Commander: Major General Wm. M. Miley
I hope this information is helpful to you.
With best regards,
Louie Franklin Turner