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John Hancock Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections
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A manuscript written by John L. Hancock concerning the 259th Field Artillery Battalion's activities during World War II. He gives his account of the Battle of the Bulge, the capture of the bridge at Remagen, what he wittnessed at Buchenwald and the occupation duties the battallion undertook.
This box contains records from the following collections: Howard Hensley; Fiske Hanley; Don Houseman; Emil Matula; William Madzik; and Military Publications
The manuscript provides John Hancocks memories of the activies of the 259th Field Artillery Battalion during World War II. These include the Battle of the Bulge, the capture of the bridge at Remagen, his witnessing the opening of Buchenwald, and occupation duties.