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"First Allied unit to fire artillery onto German soil in WWII"

Below: The 991st portrayed on box of scale model kit still sold today.

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  The above illustration is from the retail box of a 1:35 scale model kit by Academy Plastic Model Co., one of the world's premier model makers of military vehicles, aircraft, and ships. It seems only fitting that Academy has chosen to identify the portrayed unit as the 991st FA Bn, as evident by the three-star 991st crest. This particular product was first marketed in 2000 and should be available for many years to come. (Box provided by Frank Sclafani, son of the late Salvatore Sclafani of 991st FA Bn, WWII)

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