78th Infantry

Dads story from FT. Custer to Ft. McClellen

T5 Lynn Juckett

78th Infantry Division HQ



Welcome to my website. This site is a tribute to my Dad, Lynn K. Juckett who served with the 78th Infantry Division Headquarters during World War 2.


On these pages you will find a year by year account of his experiences during the war, photographs that he took,  and documents that he saved.   If you are a history buff, or a veteran there are many things on these pages that will interest you or bring back memories of the time that you may have spent in the service.

The story continues Camp Butner and the Pentagon
Tennesse maneuvers and Camp Pickett
On to Europe and the Battle  of the Bulge
Germany and VE Day
The Occupation of Germany
The Trip back to the USA
Pictures Dad took throughout the war click here to see them.
Click here to see some documnets Dad saved from the war..
What is dad doing today click here to find out
Click here to read all about me the webmaster
If you have the time please sign my guestbook
Read what others have written in the guestbook
Interesting links and web rings I belong too

Woman did there part in World War 2, click here to find out what my mom did during the war.

Before there was Email there was Vmail,  click here to see and read some Vmail Dad received.

Dad, took quite few photos while in the army,  there are lots of pictures of men he served with in the 78th infantry,  click here to see them.

Wolfgang M. Merkel of Gummersbach/Rheinland Germany,  recognized a building in a photo Dad took in April 1945,  He was kind enough to take a picture of what the building looks like in June 2001.  Click here to see the before and after photos.

The division newspaper the Lightning had an article about Dad in 1944 click here to read it.


August Levert Jr. Whose father also served in the 78th Division sent us some photos from his fathers collection click here to see them


Tom Vonhoff of Raeren, Belgium sent my Dad some pictures of Raeran in 2007.
They show various places that my Dad took pictures of while the 78 Infantry Division was there in December 1944 to January 1945. Click here to see them


My Dad and a old Army buddy whom he has not seen since 1945 meet each other again click here  to read the full story

Dads cousin Howard Maurer was killed while fighting in the Philippines, click here to see a tribute to him.

My Uncle Bud served with the Allied Forces Headquarters, click here to read his story.

We  have a guest book, click here to sign it.

Email Dad at Lkjuckett@aol.com

Email Dan at a1elvisfan@aol.com

Dad saved many different documents from his time in the Army  ranging from his draft card to postcards, click here to see them.

In 1992 when my Dad was 70 years old he put his WW2 memories on paper,  click here to read his story in his own words.

In 1952 Dad helped dedicate a memorial to  Kellogg employees who died in the war  click here to read this story.

Dad Likes to fish,  click here to see a video of Dad catching a Northern Pike


My Dad is still  doing  good these days. Click Here to find out what is going on in his life.




My Aunt Doris found this Easter Card my Dad sent home in 1945 click the image to see a larger view.



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