I am the nephew of the American GI Martin Teahan, and we have a very credible lead on who "Kitty" was, will keep everyone posted on developments
It sounds like an impossible quest, but the family of an American soldier killed on D-Day is trying to trace his Nottingham girlfriend, known only as 'Kitty'. Andy Smart tells the remarkable story.
Her name was Kitty, a Nottingham girl who captured the heart of a young American soldier as he prepared for war.
Irish-American Private Martin Teahan, of HQ Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment – part of the 82nd Airborne Division – from the tough South Bronx in New York, was one of the hundreds of GIs camped in Wollaton Park in the weeks before D-Day.
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