11/16/2012 02:12 pm ET

Son's Search Reunites WWII Soldiers

PHOENIX — Peter Huegel’s photograph from 1944 shows Tony “Shine Boy” Rossetti in Belgium, holding a rifle and leaning against his jeep with his Army buddies, including Gregorio “Goyo” Basurto, a Tucson kid a long way from home.

The soldiers, including Huegel behind the camera, served together in the 502nd Quartermaster Car Company, which landed at Normandy a few weeks after D-Day and later made its way across the continent with the Third Army led by Gen. George Patton.


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