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posted 5/28/2014 7:35:45 PM  Reply w/Quote
I am the grand daughter in law for Chester Jerome Tibbetts, I am compiling all information I can find for his son, Jerry Douglas Tibbetts.
I would appreciate any and all information, pictures or stories from people who knew him, or of him.

Please and Thank you.

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posted 5/28/2014 9:30:06 PM    Click here to view the profile for MikeWoldenberg  Click here to email MikeWoldenberg  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
Chester Tibbets was in the 56th Armored
Infantry Battalion. I will do some research
on which company, etc.

In the meantime, go to BOOKS AND WRITTEN EXPERIENCES. Find the book by John Nugent
on the 56th. Also find the HISTORY OF THE 56TH AIB. (by Lapic and Hale).

Also, read the INITIAL ASSAULT ON HERRLISHEIM....

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Next, go to the left column. Click on
2713 Division Photos. Click on the 56th.

Also, go to ORAL HISTORY VIDEOS on the left.
Click on Battalion. this groups the men
according to battalion. Go to the 56th.



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posted 5/29/2014 9:22:14 PM    Click here to view the profile for MikeWoldenberg  Click here to email MikeWoldenberg  edit/delete post  Reply w/Quote
Chester Jerome Tibbetts was in the 56th
Armored INfantry Battalion, Co. B.

Did he received any medals? Was he wounded?

I suggest that you read the book by John
Nugent on our web site. Nugent was in Co. B.
"56th Armored Infantry Battalion Narrative"
He often mentions the names of men from
Co.B.

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posted 10/26/2015 4:35:59 PM  Reply w/Quote
Yes, he received the purple heart.. he was wounded and left for dead for three days.. I don't know where or what battle, but I have letters he wrote to his wife while in the hospital, and lots of photos of him during the war.
Thank you for your help :-)