James S Sweeney

James S Sweeney

Birth
Death 30 Mar 1945 (aged 21)
Germany
Burial Summersville, Nicholas County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 122602451 · View Source
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Corporal James S. Sweeney USMC was serving with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in 1944. On 19 Aug 1944, he reported to the headquarters of the 36th Infantry Division along with Second Lieutenant Walter W. Taylor USMCR, and Captain Justine L. Greene, USA -- a noted New York psychiatrist. They were to determine the extent of German defenses for the 7th US Army during Operation ANVIL, the invasion of Southern France. Corporal Sweeney was later killed in action near Mannheim, Germany on 29 March 1945.

Source: "Herringbone Cloak--GI Dagger: Marines in the OSS" by Major Robert E. Mattingly, USMC

https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USMC/USMC-OSS/index.html

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  • Created by: Tammy
  • Added: 1 Jan 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 122602451
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James S Sweeney (18 Aug 1923–30 Mar 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 122602451, citing Saint Johns Catholic Church Cemetery, Summersville, Nicholas County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Tammy (contributor 47663647) .