The grave of General Theodore Roosevelt JR eldest son of President Theodore Roosevelt. He landed on June 6 Utah Beach. He died of a heart attack July 12, 1944 after a very tough day against German attacks during the Battle of Normandy.
TR learned of the death of his youngest son Quentin in July of 1918. Quentin, a fighter pilot for the US Army Air Corps in WW1, was shot down behind enemy lines. "Grandfather" Roosevelt hugs baby granddaughter Edith Roosevelt Derby, 1918.
Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and his "Rough Rider" jeep in Italy, January 1944. This former commander of the 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, was one of the most popular generals in the storied history of the Big Red One.
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) & the father she adored, Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt I (28 Feb 1860 -14 Aug 1894) in 1889. Elliott Roosevelt I was the brother of the 26th President Theodore "T.R." Roosevelt, Jr. 1858-1919. They were 2 of the 4 children of Theodore "Thee" Roosevelt, Sr. (1831-1878) & Martha Stewart "Mittie" Bulloch (1835-1884).