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LTG Harold G. "Hal" Moore, Jr, USMA 1945 PDF Print E-mail
 Retired Lt. Gen. Hal Moor died in his home in Auburn, Alabama, a few days short of his 95th birthday.  He is survived by three sons, two daughters, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Julie Compton, in 2004.  

A funeral mass will be held at St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church in Auburn, followed by a memorial service National Infantry Museum at Fort Benning Army Base in Columbus, Georgia. Internment following at Fort Benning.

LTG Moore Co-Authored the best selling book "We Were Soldiers Onceā€¦ And Young" with Joseph L. Galloway in 1992 about the First and Second Battalions of the 7th Cavalry Regiment in the Battle of the Ia Drang Valley, which was later adapted ainto the movie We Were Soldiers released in 2002. 

Moore and Galloway wrote a sequel to the book titled "We Are Soldiers Still: A Journey Back to the Battlefields of Vietnam" which was published in 2008 about their return to Vietnam and a reflection on how the war had changed them.

 
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