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Salm valley 1944-1945

Salm valley 1944-1945

Ce blog rend hommage à nos libérateurs américains et plus particulièrement à ceux qui ont combattu dans ma région, la vallée de la Salm.
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TRIBUTE TO LT. COL. WOOD G JOERG, 551st PIB.

TRIBUTE TO LT. COL. WOOD G JOERG, 551st PIB.

IN MEMORY OF LT. COL. WOOD G. JOERG COMMANDER KIA JANUARY 07, 1945 Picture on the monument of Rochelinval ******************* This prayer was found on his body when he was Killed In Action on the 07th of January 1945 during the attack of the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion on Rochelinval, Belgium. ******************* DEDICATION TO OUR COLONEL: T
The Battle of Fosse, I Company 505th PIR by William H TUCKER

The Battle of Fosse, I Company 505th PIR by William H TUCKER

FOSSE (Trois-Ponts) - January 03, 1945 I Co, 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne Division By Sgt. William H. TUCKER. Today the 03rd of January 2012, 67th anniversary of the battle of Fosse. I want here to pay hommage to my dear friend Bill Tucker who made his final jump in November 2008. I've been proud and honored to be amongst his friend. I associate my clo
Roll of Honor - 526th Armored Infantry Battalion - Ardennes Campaign.

Roll of Honor - 526th Armored Infantry Battalion - Ardennes Campaign.

ROLL OF HONOR 526th Armored Inf. Bat. ARDENNES CAMPAIGN ' Only those are dead who are forgotten.' Name A.S.N. Rank Cpy Date & place of death Brl. Place ALFANO Humbert F. 01012642 Capt - 11-21-1944 H-C BANKS Donald J. -- -- B -- -- BITTINGER Harland E. -- -- A -- -- BLAISDELL Gordon L. -- -- B -- -- BLANKENSHIP Warren -- -- B -- -- BROSSMANN Hugo G.
Roll of Honor - 504th PIR - Ardennes Campaign.

Roll of Honor - 504th PIR - Ardennes Campaign.

504th Parachute Inf. Rgt. 82nd Airborne Division ARDENNES CAMPAIGN ‘Only those are dead who are forgotten.’ NAME A.S.N. RK Cpy Date of death Place of death B. Pl. ALLEN Francis L. 14005185 Pvt G DOW 01/30/45 -- H-C ALLEN Jr John E. ?6274683 PFC G KIA12/20/44 -- H-C BAINS Alvin 12036806 Pvt I KIA 12/21/44 -- H-C BARTLEY Jack M. 0-405715 Capt Ser
Momuments honoring the Americans in the Salm Valley!

Momuments honoring the Americans in the Salm Valley!

LOCATION OF THE MONUMENTS HONORING OUR LIBERATORS IN THE SALM VALLEY. 1. Trois-Ponts: bronze plaque to C company of the 51st Engineer Combat Bn, fixed on the bridge on the Ambleve River. 2. Trois-Ponts: monument to the 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne Division, opposite the church. monument to the 80th AAA Bn, 82nd Airborne Div. 3. Fosse: monument to the I
Roll of Honor - 551st PIB - Ardennes Campaign.

Roll of Honor - 551st PIB - Ardennes Campaign.

ROLL OF HONOR 551st PIB ARDENNES CAMPAIGN Only those are dead who are forgotten. NAME A.S.N. Rank Comp. Date & place of death Burial Place ANDERSON Donald R. 20312575 PFC A KIA 01-03-45 USA ANDERSON Robert E. 39024770 Sgt. A KIA 01-03-45 H-C BALDWIN Donald H. 35155434 Cpl. Med. USA BANKS Ray 6953527 Cpl. C USA BANKS Wilbur M.A. 39836011 S/Sgt A KIA
A tragic day in the Ardennes by Allan C BARGER, Co D, 505th PIR,

A tragic day in the Ardennes by Allan C BARGER, Co D, 505th PIR,

Trois-Ponts, December 25, 1944 A tragic day in the Ardennes By Allan C BARGER, Company D, 505th PIR, 82nd A/B Div. This page is taken from the first edition of the book "WAR & PEOPLE" published in the United States of America by the veteran Allan C. BARGER who gave me his written permission to use the poem page 115-117 (Chapter 15: Belgium Bulge) t
Liberation of Bergeval by the 517th PRCT - January 1945

Liberation of Bergeval by the 517th PRCT - January 1945

THE LIBERATION OF BERGEVAL. Recollections of the night January 3-4, 1945 by Bill Bolin, 1st sergeant, Company C, 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team The evening of January 3rd started out wonderfully. Our Christmas dinner finally caught up with us at Basse Bodeux. Roast turkey with all the trimmings. Battalion mess was set up along the road and
Roll of Honor - 291st Infantry regiment - Ardennes Campaign.

Roll of Honor - 291st Infantry regiment - Ardennes Campaign.

291st Infantry Regiment 75th Inf Div. 'Only those are dead who are forgotten.' Name A.S.N. Rank Cpy Date of death Place of death B.Pl ABRAMOWICZ Henry F -- PFC I KIA 01-22-45 Grand Bois area H-C AGUIRRE Elizardo F. -- PFC K KIA 01-02-45 Hotton-Grandmenil -- AHO William H. -- Pvt. - DOW 01-18-45 Grand-Halleux area H-C ALEXANDER Ernest L. 36958148 PF