uncle, Henry C. Deck, was a Sergeant in Co "A" of the 5th Ranger
Battalion. He was born on March 3, 1920 and served with the Rangers from
February 1942 to sometime in 1944. He was wounded shortly after
was the oldest of four children, with a brother, Robert Deck, who also
served in World War II with the 3rd Army. Ranger Henry Deck was married
for 35 years and lived in Myerstown, Pennsylvania where he worked for the
Hershey Chocolate Company for 37 years. He passed away on April 30, 1987.
following article is one that was published after the Deck brothers met
for the first time after two and a half years, in France.
and history submitted by Ranger
Boyer of Camphill,