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PHOTO PAGE 16

Photos of the assault on the Siegfried Line...October, 1944:

Palenberg, Oct.8th, '44 Palenberg, Oct.8th, '44  Palenberg, Oct. 8th  Palenberg, Oct. 8th

Kohlscheid, Oct. 10th, '44 Kohlscheid, Oct.'44

Wurselen, (Kaiserstrasse) Oct. '44  Wurselen, (church), Oct. '44   Wurselen, Oct. '44

Wurselen, Oct. '44 (German Tanks)  Wurselen, remains of Bunker 111

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30th association Gen. Hobbs death announcement. 

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Liberation of Heerlen, The Netherlands, September 17th, 1944:

Collaborators. Autograph please. Front of City Hall. 743rd TB

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Liberation of Maastricht photos:

       

Photos of  Eddie Morrel. 
If any one knows of Eddie Morrel, all information appreciated.

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The third photo in the below sequence is an aerial photo of Omaha Beach on June 12th, 1944.  This is basically the day before the 30th started to land on the beach.  See Scan No. 2 below for the arrival of the division.  Scan No. 4 from back of Scan 3.  Scan 1 from Cross Channel Attack, Harrison, US Army.

     

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St. Giles, France July 25th, 1944  Periers, France July 24th  Pontfarcy, France July '44 Marigny, France July 29th, '44

Le Desert, France July '44 Le Desert, July 11th, '44 Tessy-sur-Vire, France July '44 Tessy-sur-Vire, France July '44

Argentan, France Aug. 20th, '44.

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Medical personnel attached to the 119th Infantry Regiment (30th Inf Div) transfer casualties from an Ambulance Jeep to an Aid Station. Note the ski sledge in front of the vehicle, Bulge, Belgium, January 1945.
Source: US National Archives  Photo courtesy and full credit to: US WW2 Medical Research Center.

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Memorial to 30th in Noorbeek, The Netherlands

September 12th, 1944, Muggenhof, The Netherlands.

117th jeep between Avranches and Mortain

120th wounded on Aug. 15th near Mortain

CO. K, 120th on July 27th, 1944

Beneath an American Flag, four sergeants peer at Distinguished Unit Citation certificates presented the First Battalion, 117th, for its performance at Mortain.  The men are (left to right) First Sergeant Robert L Binfield, Tech Sergeant Michael Cirullo,  Staff Sergeant Roy B. Arthur, and Tech Sergeant Francis J. Cashman.  Others are unidentified. 

THE 30TH DIVISION IN EUROPE, WORLD WAR II. SOLDIER SEATED AT LONG WORK BENCH PLAYING VIOLIN; RIFLE ON TABLE IN FRONT OF HIM. ON REVERSE: "ALTHOUGH T/5 ARVO O. AHO PLAYS TROMBONE IN THE 30TH INFANTRY DIVISION BAND, HIS MAIN INSTRUMENT IS THE VIOLIN. BEFORE ENTERING THE ARMY, HE PLAYED VIOLIN WITH THE PITTSBURGH AND HARRISBURG, PA,. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS, AND JUST PRIOR TO GOING OVERSEAS, HE WAS GUEST ARTIST WITH THE INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. CPT. AHO IS A NATIVE OF CLEVELAND , OHIO."

 

German '88' in Magdeburg, Germany

Bombed church in Magdeburg, Germany...April, 1945.

One of the 30th's 'Grasshoppers'.   Correction!!! This is not a Grasshopper (Piper  L-4) but  a Stinson Sentinel L-5
Easiest hints are the triangle windows and fully covered engine (no cylinders sticking out).  MANY THANKS to Iza Bazin

 

Hello there,

Excellent site you run. Well done and thanks.
Just thought you might like some further information. There is a picture on Photo Page 16, at the bottom, of a German soldier (dead), caption says his head was shot off, in Stavelot.
I believe this is another picture of the same vehicle.
 

It's an SdKfz251/9. The armoured side shield has been penetrated on both sides, which would be consistant with the stated cause of death of the crew-man.
The bracket holding the armour in place is visible in your picture, thus identifying the type of vehicle and it's in Stavelot.

Regards,

Sean Claxton