Staﬀ Sergeant Fred A. Rella
Army Air Forces Photographer
—Served: 1941-1945 —
“Blood plasma has been a great help in this war, even though many people didn’t realize the importance of it. An American infantryman hit by Japanese mortar fire is given a transfusion 500 yards behind our lines."
Written by Sergeant Rella in his scrapbook
Location. 40° 12.417′ N, 77° 9.594′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from Army Heritage Drive. Touch for map. This marker is one of several in the general vicinity of the entrance to the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center/Army
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Old Abe" (a few steps from this marker); Corporal John D. LaWall (within shouting distance of this marker); Private First Class Willard Dominick (within shouting distance of this marker); Sergeant First Class Randall D. Shughart (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Specialist (SPC) Charles Posey III (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); HESCO in Afghanistan (about 300 feet away); Hesco Barriers (about 300 feet away); HESCO in Iraq (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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