494th coast artillery battallion, help me find info on my grandfather, please!
can anyone please help me find information on my grandfather, Melvin Earl Farnum.He was in the 494th Coast artillery AAA gun Battalion 45. He joined in Ft. Snelling, MN. His campaigns and battles are: Normandy, NOrthern France, Rhineland, ground combat. He trained at Camp McCoy in Wisconsin. Can anyone please tell me what he or his battalion in general did during those campaigns and what he did over in europe? thanks. I know he was over in europe for three years and more and only in the states for 5 months. thank you so very much!!! Ashley Farnum