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By Kevin J. Gaffney

The assertion of conflict in 1917 and the assault on Pearl Harbor through the japanese on December 7, 1941, stirred the boys and ladies of Kane County, Illinois, to motion and repair. In global conflict I, many in Kane County joined the Illinois nationwide protect third Regiment, sixty fifth and 66th Brigades, and 129th and 131st Infantries of the thirty third Infantry department. a number of the males additionally served within the infantry regiments of the first department, identified additionally because the �Big crimson One.� They informed for battle in locations like Camp Deneen in Elgin, Camp supply in Rockford, and Camp Logan in Houston, Texas. In international conflict II, Kane County�s males played at the war�s greatest levels, helping in Operation Torch, Operation Husky, and the invasion of Normandy. the ladies of Kane County additionally served in another country in either global wars as purple move nurses and WAVES, and regionally, they labored in factories, helping in lots of very important ways.

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