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Captain Robert McHolland commanded K Company, 358th Infantry, 90th Infantry Division, during World War II.  McHolland and his unit, better known as the “Kraut Killers”, fought in Patton’s Third Army across Northern Europe. Along the way, McHolland picked up an antique French pistol for a friend back home.  Prior to war, though he lived in [...]

Lt. Robert McHolland, from Hurley, Missouri,  landed at Utah Beach with the 90th Infantry Division in early June 1944.  His introduction to World War II came quickly, among the infamous hedgerows of Normandy.  He first served as a platoon leader with Company M of the 358th Infantry. Later that summer, McHolland would be promoted to [...]

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