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W.W.II 104th Infantry Division
(Leon Gobet Page)
Link to the 104th Division.

This page pays tribute to the W.W.II 104th Army Infantry Division, better known as the "Timberwolves", under the command of Major General Terry de la Mesa Allen.  This is a non official web site, not affiliated with the U.S. Army or any other government agency.  Information in this web site is designed to augment the official 104th Infantry Division Home Page web site: http://www.104infdiv.org/
Please refer to the official home page for complete information about the Timberwolf Division.  Timberwolves or Timberwolf "Pups" are invited and encouraged to use this site to gather additional  information about former buddies.  Anyone having additional information on the 104th, photos or other memorabilia are requested to contact the webmaster of this site.

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The following e-mail photo and story were sent by Tim Gobet, grandson of Leon Gobet, Timberwolf veteran of the 414th Regiment, "H" Company.  Tim is hoping someone may recognize his grandfather and may wish to contact Leon who is currently living in Oregon.


"Dear Robert,
Thank-you so much for what insight you could give me on my grandfather Leon Gobet!  I attached a recent photo of him receiving an honorary high school diploma from the state of Oregon.  My grandfather was drafted right out of high school and he never had a chance to finish or further his education.  He resides in Oregon City, Oregon to this day.  I personally went to this ceremony for my grandfather and it was beautiful.  Anyways, is their anyway you could post this photograph of him on your timberwolf sight?  Maybe someone will come across it and want to call him or get into contact.  Thank you so much and I look forward to hearing from you again!
 
Sincerely Yours,

Tim Gobet"
Thank you for supplying this information Tim!

On May 3rd, 2002 Major General Alexander Burgin, Oregon Adjuntant General, and Stan Bunn, Oregon Superintendent of Public Instruction presented honorary high school diplomas to seven WWII veterans.  Their lives and education were interrupted by the war.  57 years after WWII, Timberwolf veteran Leon Gobet (414th Regiment, Company "H") finally receives his high school diploma.

(Click here to link to the complete story and additional information about this event!)

 
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