Decades later, local servicemen honored with Bronze Star
Wed, 11/16/2016 - 5:00am
As U.S. Army Private First Class Wilmer Stockamp climbed the steep, rocky escarpments of the North Apennines mountain range, he struggled to push on. For months, the foot soldiers of the 361st Infantry Regiment, 91st Infantry Division, were met with resistance from the enemy, the weather and the Italian countryside. And it didn’t look like their mission was going to get any easier anytime soon.