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Details about  WW2 WAR DIARY OHIO ARMY FIELD SGT BUSBY 108th AAA GUN BATALLION VS.GERMAN ARMY

WW2 WAR DIARY OHIO ARMY FIELD SGT BUSBY 108th AAA GUN BATALLION VS.GERMAN ARMY

LIVE ACTION DIARY FROM THE FIELD PLANES SHOT DOWN

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Used

VERY GOOD CONDITION! NO LOOSE PAGES..HAS BEEN CAREFULLY HANDLED..NEEDS TO GO TO A COLLECTOR PLEASE.

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US $45,000.00
Approximately C $48,775.52(including shipping)
 
 
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Seller Notes: VERY GOOD CONDITION! NO LOOSE PAGES..HAS BEEN CAREFULLY HANDLED..NEEDS TO GO TO A COLLECTOR PLEASE.
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MY FATHER SGT. E. BUSBY BELONGED TO THE 108TH AAA GUN BATALLION DURING WW2..THIS IS HIS FIELD DIARY WITH EVERYDAY "LIVE ON THE BATTLEFIELD" ENTRIES THAT HE HAD WRITTEN IN EVERYDAY FOR 14 MONTHS STRAIGHT..THIS NOTEBOOK IS COMPLETELY FULL..50 PAGES WITH ENTRIES WRITTEN ON THE FRONT & BACK OF EVERY SHEET..PAGE UPON PAGE OF ENTRIES..I PROMISE YOU HAVE SEEN NOTHING LIKE IT! I GUARANTEE IT 100%..THIS IS HONESTLY MOVIE STUFF IN THIS DIARY.

THESE WRITINGS ARE OF MY DAD'S EXPIERENCES DURING BATTLE..EVERYTHING FROM PLANES MY DAD'S BATALLION HAD SHOT DOWN..MANY TIMES ON SOME DAYS THERE WERE 3-4 GERMAN PLANES THAT THEY SHOT DOWN..MY DAD TALKS OF HIS LT. BEING KILLED BY A PIECE OF SCHRAPNEL..A COUPLE SOLIDER BUDDIES WERE "SHELL SHOCKED..HE MENTIONS LATER THAT 1 HAD DIED..ALWAYS TOOK AWHILE TO GET NEWS ABOUT ANYONE HE HAD SAID..SOME OF THE BETTER THINGS TO DO HE SAID WAS GOING TO CHURCH..TOOK HIM AWAY FROM REALITY IF JUST FOR A LITTLE WHILE HE SAID..BATHS WERE ALWAYS TAKEN FROM THAT LUCKY CREEK WHEN FOUND.. OR OUT OF HIS HELMET..SLEEPING IN MUD & A TREE ONE TIME..ON SEVERAL OCCASSIONS GERMAN SNIPERS KEPT THEM PINNED DOWN ALL THE WHILE THERE WERE MORTARS LANDING EVERYWHERE..NIGHTS WERE SPENT THINKING ABOUT MOM..DAD & HIS 2 BROTHERS BACK HOME..THERE WAS A SPECIAL STAR HE KEPT TRACK OF EVERY NIGHT THAT SHINED ON HIM..IT WAS HIS GIRL (MY MOTHER)..MY DAD HAS A SHEET IN THE VERY BACK OF THIS DIARY THAT HE KEPT WITH THE NAMES OF SOME BUDDIES THAT HE HAD LOANED MONEY TOO..HE ALWAYS CHARGED INTEREST!

THE 108th AAA GUN BATALLION WAS THE FIRST BATALLION TO FIRE ACROSS THE FAMOUS RHINE RIVER AT THE GERMAN ARMY & FOUGHT IN THE BATTLE OF THE BULDGE..THIS IS ALL MENTIONED IN THIS DIARY..ALL WRITTEN IN PENCIL BY MY FATHER ON THE BATTLEFIELD..THIS IS A AMAZING HANDWRITTEN DIARY.

PICTURE OF MY FATHER IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS AUCTION. 

LOW STARTING BID...BIDS ARE VERY MUCH WELCOMED & APPRECIATED! THANK YOU!!


I WILL BE OFFERING OTHER LOTS 1942-1945 FOR SALE WITH HANDWRITTEN FIELD MAPS..SPECIAL DOCUMENTS..VERY RARE ITEMS!..LETTERS & BIRTHDAY/CHRISTMAS CARDS THAT WERE SENT TO MY FATHER FROM MY MOTHER..HIS MOTHER/FATHER..2 BROTHERS & FRIENDS..PLEASE LOOK FOR THESE AUCTIONS AS WELL OVER THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS..I HAVE SOME ITEMS NOT ALLOWED BY E-BAY IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED..HELMET DECALS..TABLE MEDAL..SILVERWARE..NON SILVER BUT WELL MARKED LUFT..CONTACT ME.

FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT MY FATHER'S TIME IN THE WAR CAN BE FOUND ONLINE AT MY WEBSITE.. . thepatinashop.   JUST FOLLOW THE WW2 LINK ON MY PAGE.


On Mar-03-14 at 08:59:53 PST, seller added the following information:

SOME THINGS TO ADD..NOVEMBER 24,1944 The enemy was shelling the road north of battery A near Strassbourg,France where the infantry & field artillery were occupying positions..They retired to the flanks of battery A & reported that remnants of a panzer division were north of the area..That evening..the panzers under cover of darkness closed in to harass & retired..The damage was done because the sixth round shelling killed 1 solider in battery A..B & D Batteries were ready for action in Strassbourg,France on Nov,25 1944..The German Enemy obliged by sending aircraft over the area and numerous engagements were made.. December 15 my Dad was in Roxingon,France..3 days after that date the battalion moved up and set up in Sarriensberg,France which was near the well known bitche redoubt..Dec 20th 1944 headquarters rear and batteries A & C joined the advanced group..then the batteries were deployed near the german border..January 15 the headquarters was in Sarralbo,France..I HAVE THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE 108TH AAA GUN BATALLION FROM MY DAD'S CAPTIAN EVAN L. DAVIS FROM KANSAS..THIS WAS GIVEN TO MY DAD FROM HIM SEVERAL YEARS AGO..THIS INFORMATION I HAVE WAS PREPARED BY HEADQUARTERS..VERY RARE WAR HISTORY!

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