Edward M. Dannemiller passed away 28 June 1998 in Jacksonville, Florida.
He was assigned to the 8th United States Cavalry in 1939 after graduation from the United States Military Academy ay West Point. He held various positions during Workd War II, finally serving as Executive Officer of the 82d Armored Recon until the end of the war.
After the war, he held positions in Palestine, Saumur, France at the French School of Cavalry (1950-1953), then commanded the 72d Tank Battalion, Fort Lewis, Washington. He later had assignments in Vietnam (1955-1958), Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas (1958-1960), the Republic of the Congo (Attaché, US Embassy -1960-1962) and the U.S. Army Special Warfare Center (1963-1967).
He retired and continued in GS until 1973. He retired to Augusta, Georgia, later moving to Jacksonville, Florida.
Colonel Dannemiller is survived by Major (USAR) E. M. (Ted) Dannemiller II in Evans, Georgia, Captain (USAR) Milton A. (Bud) Dannemiller of Louisville, Kentucky, and Elizabeth D. Biles of La Grange, Kentucky. He also has three grandchildren, Devin K. Dannemiller, Brett M. Dannemiller, and Shannon
Kay Biles. He taught us all that the soldiers entrusted to our care were more precious than gold.
RIP- Arlington National Cemetery 23 July 1998.
Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.
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