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This page is dedicated to Robert (Bob) Haas. Bob was a native New Yorker that now calls Florida home.(Florida state flag above and background music Florida state song.) All the photos below were sent by him. Bob was a member of "F" Company during the war.

Anyone viewing this site and has some photos that they would like to see on the 40th Inf Div webpage please image and I will be glad to put them on the webpage.


Cpl. Robert (Bob) Haas

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"The Boys", July 1953.Standing:Left to right. Sgt Tony Garcia, Cpl Gil Collier, Cpl Fowler.Bottom row: Cpl Bob Haas, Sgt Brown, SFC Lopez.This photo was taken just before going on line in the Punchbowl area. Their Commander at the time was Lt Hackworth, later to become Col Hackworth.(Cpl Collier, soon after this photo was taken went on patrol and was KIA. For his actions on this patrol Cpl Collier was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.)

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Tony Garcia and Stan Goode

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Bug out trench

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Bob Haas and Stan Goode

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PUNCHBOWL GETTING SHELLED

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Best Fighter-Fox

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BOB--HUR--CHUNG

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Bob Haas guarding prisoner with 45 cal grease gun

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Navy bombing Punchbowl

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Reverse slope-Bug out trench

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Artillery forward observation team. OP322 Hill 930, Punchbowl 1953. Pfc Aymar, Pfc Encalade, Cpl Smith and Lt Hanks

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Lt Hanks-By tank Hill 930

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TONY GARCIA-Going on patrol.

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Lt.Alexander--Exec Off "F" Co .

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Lt Alexander--Ex Off at Punchbowl.

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Lt Price

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SGT MORRISON-Asst Gunner-50 cal machine gun

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Hill 930 (The Gap) Pfc Encalade, Cpl Smith, Pfc Ayalar
Photo taken by Lt Stan Hanks

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Bob Haas with 50 cal ammo belt.

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November 5, 1953. After receiving the Bronze Star Medal for heroic action, Cpl.Bob Haas (right) is congratulated in Korea by Colonel Curtis J. Herrick, commander 223rd Regt, 40th Inf Div. Cpl. Haas, son of Mr and Mrs George Haas, 6201 62nd Rd entered the Army in April 1952 and completed basic training at Camp Pickett, VA. A former student at Grover Cleveland High School, he was an ambulance driver for TriBoro Ambulance,Inc before entering the U S Army.

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Lt.Alex with cook..

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Bob Haas with 2 new troops.

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"F" Co CP in reserve.

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Bob Haas and 2 buddies ready for patrol.

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FIREBALL SALUTES MEDAL AWARDS

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