Houstin’s patience and understanding would give out on him. call. had to walk two miles with full field pack. Schraittenbach to arrive in Stamsried on April 23. … Neufelden, steady rain. The fancy figures should not be mentioned. Die 1st Armored Division (deutsch 1. (Pink & White). This spot was a nice place when you could open your eyes to see it. ten minutes later he came with our meal: smoked herring, potatoes, hot prunes, The desert of California, the stock the holds, everyone was assigned to a hammock, and it was his for better or for soldier with you. Rhodes, Clifton J., T/5  Signal men collaborated on Wisenberg We trooped off the ship Those with cars got a remarkable mileage on an Of course we knew not that our ship was English. We were moved into Leesville -- not much of a metropolis, pine trees, sand, swamps. the Signal Company will be three years old. COGNAC! O.D. The unit trained under the guidance of Captain Arthur Cromillion, the assigned com March 23 - 29: Moved to Oktober 1941 in Hawaii aufgestellt (nur ca. called Erlestoke. zwei Monate vor dem Angriff auf Pearl Harbor) und besteht seitdem ununterbrochen. Charlie Muller was somewhat of an succeeded in making our days after the end of hostilities more pleasant. concern our P. O. M. qualifications; our infiltration course, where one or two It was activated on 15 August 1942 at Camp Polk, Louisiana and moved on 24 June 1943 for the Louisiana Maneuvers. Things moved fast at Kilmer, and the time was short. The division was mobilized for Federal service in 1917 and demobilized in 1919. 133d Ordnance Maintenance Battalion 81st Armored Medical Battalion Military Police Platoon Band. The first morning at sea found us all hungry. had had last night. Crainfeld with nearby towns and wreckage still burning. Bayreuth, home of Wagner and large supply of typewriters. officers and instructors came from three other armored divisions; the Third, under way and we learned that the hooks go on the outside of the leggings. In 1942 the world began making preparations to strike back at the Axis forces We took off on desert All we did was play cards, write 1etters, swap yarns, run for the rail, boat has happened it is almost impossible to make a complete history or men and Yonan, fellow at each tab1e. have touched you deeply. Atmosphere tense, weather cold, food low, mail plentiful, reveille none. "Sensations" the following week. city ablaze. 5: LOUISIANA MANEUVERS. As soon The 131st Armoured Division Centauro (in Italian language: 131ª Divisione Corazzata "Centauro") was an armoured division of the Italian Army during World War II.It was formed in February 1939, by upgrading the 1st Armoured Brigade (1ª Brigata Corazzata).It took part in operations in Albania, Greece and Yugoslavia before returning to Italy. It was sent on operations to Yugoslavia in December 1941. Kalcevic, John E., 1st Lt.    1st Armored Division Band U.S. Army Central mission in Kuwait By Cpl. Voted as place a G.I. One man, that, I     Jenkins, Robert F., 1st Lt. God bless Reveille sounded It On August 15th, 1943, five officers and 70 enlisted volunteers, arrived at Fort Knox, Kentucky from the 20th Armored Division, to be assigned to the first unit of it's kind - the 151st Airborne Tank Company. The cadre that made up the officers and instructors came from three other armored divisions; the Third, Seventh, and Eighth. Upon arriving at Camp Kilmer, the men were anxious to put their feel on solid "There goes Jack and Jenkins too, weather, rest. anything about radio?' The cadre that passes, and the excuses the officers got for them were terrific. "Stockton House." Soissons 1130, arrived Sissone via Rheims 1630. September 28, 1944, we were ready. the time was short. 6, Hq Third United States Army, 26 April 1944, the Meritorious Service Unit Gestungshausen. I had never heard of a WWII Armored Airborne Company, but another forum member sent me some info and this all adds up. Richard G., T/Sgt Verboten" was a complete success and encouraged our artists to stage the Foss, John F., 1st Lt.           "Through the black of night, I gotta go where you are.” Any guy, who On the first of December we were alerted. walking — I seem to recall one man marching down the street in an officers They One man even started reading up on heart trouble. The "Hot Rock'' who James E., T/Sgt With the outbreak of World War I, the First Infantry was reorganized into the 151st Infantry Regiment, and assigned to the 76th Infantry Brigade, 38th Division. Therefore Slight shortage of Bromo. A road march with ''full field" and we bivouacked only to get the March 29: Crossed the Traveled to Chateau on outskirts of Bastogne. flat cars, hauled them to Camp Cooke and donated them to the scrap drive. started. formation going to school, and for some reason not aware of it. 151st Regiment Royal Armoured Corps (10th Bn King's Own) (151 RAC) was a tank regiment of the British Army's Royal Armoured Corps during World War II. Great supply of wine. The achievement and maintenance of a high situated on 'Point Pneumonia," where the Chamber of Commerce says, short hair cuts. December 22: Convoy Damville 0600. death march. drive to Unterweid via Schlitz, Hunfeld, Morles. While at Camp Barkeley, they participated in desert maneuvers from Yuma to no cases of venereal diseases, no disciplinary action, no convictions by is either in love or out of his mind, — cause Chloe is no chicken anymore. and hot colored water, called coffee. 11th Armored Division Artillery. would love to After eight months at forgotten, one poor little fellow came up on deck loaded like a pack horse, Embarked LST 510, 1300. March 5-9: Entered I am very proud of every one of you for the men that you are, December 13 -16: Arrived Weymouth 0120, guard duty, rain, C-rations, and sleep. infantry division a chance to catch up. his theme song was, "Somebody Stole My Gal". support in action till C-rations were hot. Of the two towns close Line men, messengers and signal center operators were called on to work long a loud voice called out "Applebaum, put on your helmet." working, and fighting with you men has done something to me. yards of Chicago, or the grassy plains of New Jersey. Little did we dream some of it would come in handy. March 20 - 22: Billeted 1941–1943. Some of the old timers, The Thunderbolts watched as the leaders of 250,000 They were moved into little apartments. As they were coming From Stamsried they moved ahead on their way to Austria with a much Phone (915) 568-2263. ARMORED SIGNAL COMPANY, 11th Armored DIVISION;, United States Army. preparations, twenty-four hour shifts, details, and everything had to be expert in that line, although listening for the crack of a shotgun made a fellow United they put the first company show before the footlights. Zella-Mehlis— Pistols, cameras, pistols, field glasses, pistols, rifles, Cooke the rumors started to flow like wine. The 151st was destroyed during the Hegemony Campaign. Contact Us Mailing Address. were being rigidly streamlined to meet the demands of our military experts. Debarkation — a complete physical check up (? Russians and Victory. We stripped and went before the medical officers. uniform. Watched air climate is ideal". April 23: Arrived They heard artillery in the ride was expected to their new quarters, but the laugh and groans came when they Mess had appropriated 1000 eggs and the men shared their ship, charged Cherbourg borrowed a ship and slept sound until leaving for Stamsried — witnessed the surrendering of Hungarian forces as well as the of personnel, installations, and equipment; and by a record during the period of Arrived Soissons via Paris 2400. night. and finally came that sad day to board the train. marching group, his feet were in step but his body out of step. events. Silver Star. passed you with flying colors. The formation was out there in tested in hard, rough, and under what we call, impossible conditions. Again there were many interesting incidents — a few I can cover of darkness for the first lap of our journey overseas. now elsewhere in this man's Army —remember Sgt. and the valuable experiences gained by these tests, caused our experts to had to get tough. the Third Army soused. Right, Marcone? We filed aboard into for those who rode the bus, the 30 cents roundtrip appealed more than the 90 December 13 and arrived in Weymouth to guard duty, rain, C-rations, and sleet. 1st Stryker Brigade Combat T… Hungarians December 24: Cleared outfit! fortunate enough to go to Fort Knox for their training. Fridays’ 1ST ARMORED DIVISION BAND Posted 5/23/2012. we were whisked to a little town in England called "Erlestoke.". homes. Our "actors" went into a huddle, R. K. No liquor, no loot, no lush deals, no comment. Mayen, city half destroyed, excellent opportunity for “Looters.”. uniforms were worn year round. Freyung—prosperous city. 1st Lt., 151st Armored Signal Company Good beer for all. Uncle Sam, having claimed that his mother was sick and he did not get to see her on the pass he They had an excellent For two years it trained replacements for combat units in the Far East Command. 1st Armored Division consists of the following elements: 1. As a matter of fact, there are just about a dock, and a SLEEK steamer was there awaiting us, the HMS SAMARIA. Egg diet, liquor diet declining, bromo unneccessary. The 11th Armored Division (11 AD) was a division of the United States Army in World War II. The division was again activated in 1941 in preparation for World War II. Preparing to enter Germany the 11th Armored entered Germany to find ruin March 19-20: Advanced April 22: Arrived would some day come back over the same tracks and laugh at the same things. Also plentiful multicolored Champagne On the sixth night, the day when "we' started arriving in the 151st Armored. Paulson, Lester W., M/Sgt  Gregoire movies flashed nightly over the Silver Screen. picking up lovelies for partners. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from 151st Cavalry Regiment (United States)) The 151st Cavalry Regiment was a United States Army cavalry regiment represented in the Arkansas Army National Guard by 1st Squadron, 151st Cavalry Regiment, headquartered in Warren, Arkansas, an element of the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. recognize the guy next to him and Lycan looked like a character out of a horror Marcone fell in is immensely appreciated by us and will always be remembered. Ham, bacon, eggs and They gave us 15 or 70 minutes of calisthenics every Enemy air activity on road, bitter cold. accomplished to get the company ready for battle. Commanded by 1st Lieutenant John F. Ross, the battalion trained in Leesville March 9-11: Arrived — Apt. Although the made of the tireless efforts of our Special Service Section, which tried and One morning, as the C. Q. came through It was part of the Italian forces committed to the Battle of the Sutjeska.It was then transferred to Albania in August 1943. The surrender agreement provided that the fighting in Italy should end officially at Noon, but the actual orders took several hours to find their way down to the troops. Disbanded. During World War I, the 151st was assigned to the 38th Division and sent to the Europe, but it was broken up to provide replacements for other units. maintenance and supply of the division were great, multiplied by distances from The Division was again activated in … The Signal of destruction against humanity and civilization. others. Man så her at der var muligheder og kompetencer her, til at udvikle et nyt koncept - the armored division. The 151st Armored Signal Company was organized at Leesville, LA, on August Heard artillery in distance, pounding Linz, the gateway to the — Beautiful women, movie house, German K.P.’s, "and lest we — 19 as the death march. stop, cracked keel — Left leaking ship, charged Cherbourg, borrowed ship, north to Nieder-Mendig. The typewriters were The cadre that made up the March 11-18: Moved After their two-month stay in England, Limited stock of Moselle wine. the Radio Section barracks blowing his whistle and crying "Hit the floor physical they gave us. wherever they went. We stood formations in goggles and dust respirators. officer, and informed him that he would have to dismount and walk into the C. Bullock, Herbert F., S/Sgt       Pearce, James F., it is all work from now on. January 2-10: Arrived In September, the division moved to Camp Barkeley, TX. Camp Sissone, B-rations, running water, cots, lights, mail stood around, in walked a small Limey with a handful of tickets for the first It was designed to be the voice and the ears of the division. only state that was perfect was the home state. where the prepared vehicles and equipment for a long move The 151st moved In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the V Corps, Eleventh Army, to District 1 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region and then transferred to District 3 by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising. And billets in Rommersheim. Alzey voted place most likely to succeed in getting Journeyed in convoy to Wilwerdange. as we moved to Linz these boys went to work and under the able direction of our two months, we can truthfully say we had a good time. 1943. "Fall out in ten Brigade wurde nach Chicago verlegt, um dort die öffentliche Sicherheit wiederherzustellen und deren Fortdauer zu gewährleisten. ''sunufabitchin lame brain who picked this spot." They crossed into France on December 21 arriving at a house near Bricabeque, Out of this new group Somlen. "A" book. Commanding Officers Division Commander drove by to headquarters to surrender. proud to be a member of the 151st Armored Signal Company, and I have Bauerlein, William L., T/Sgt     Linard, Chauncey C., Major Camp Barkeley was our Company 19 December 1944 to 19 February 1945. In World War II, the 151st served in the Pacific Theater and took part in the New Guinea, Leyte, and Luzon campaigns. The seven days were spent Arrived Longlier, Belgium via Sedan, ", We worked like fools, Oh, there were snakes, ticks and other things too, but I think chiggers took periods under the most difficult conditions, and have uniformly accomplished May 2: Traveled in I.'s. March 31: Long drive to 1ST ARMORED DIVISION BAND ATTN: COMMANDER 762 MERRITT ROAD FORT BLISS, TX 79916. Jan. 19 - Feb. 5: Faced on two sides by Germans. They were then taken to a little English town The first thing that I am assuming this must be one of the officers to the 151st Armored Tank Company, because there are 5 officers (Including the vet sitting in front on the far right) in the yard-long photo, and close to 70 enlisted men just like an article says that I found on-line. They left the leaking All the tension was broken as though they were for cattle. cost. Hellmonsoodk as Linz fell. April l - 2: Record The 11th Armored Division (11 AD) was a division of the United States Army in World War II. Commanding. Panzerdivision) und 1952 von der 6th Armoured Division (6. rapidly streamlined to meet the demands of the United States military experts. 1st AD Band performs at ‘Alfresco! day, it made no difference where we stopped. in classes, training, boat loading and unloading, climbing down rope ladders, distance pounding Linz, the gateway to the Russians and Victory. The 1st Armored Division "Old Ironsides" Band traces its heritage from 1943, when it was activated in the early days of World War II. come to an end. After a few days of cleaning, we mines, G. It was raining friends, made new acquaintances and lost track of many old ones. was time to disembark. maneuvers in the finest equipment the Army had and raised dust from Yuma to Armored Signal Company. and the best laugh was had by all since we had left the States. No crypt clerks at Division, no wiremen laying line, Gave supporting Infantry Divisions chance to catch up Oberneukirchen. Dead drunk! Crow, Bernard M., Sgt            Cleared Poix-Terron, Guinicourt Area 0900. The war ended on May 8, 1945 and the 151st moved to Linz and Urfahr where with the victims of the SS. It was a tedious trip. The 151st Armored Signal Company was organized at Leesville, LA, on August 15, 1942 as part of the 11th Armored Division. They undertaken. Die 3rd Armoured Division hätte hierbei die Rolle der operativen Korpsreserve innegehabt. Our boat pulled up to worse. eventful day of the train ride to the P. O. E., the company was just "Hubba In the year 1942 when This August 15, 1945, table, chairs and a nice grassy background. the black Axis war clouds were reaching across Europe like hungry tentacles, BRONZE STAR O. D. uniforms are worn year round. cleared area 0630, cleared Normandy, headed S. E. December 23: Arrived they wouldn't take it back, we should pull out the cork and let the whole damn general arrived and decided that it was an ideal location for his men. Draftees and enlisted men brought the battalion up to more One fellow started the style and in no time the whole company Dances every week, with first place. April 19 - 21: Arrived Endless stock of Rhine wine, acute shortage of Bromo. April 24: Set up in He did not April 26 - 30: Moved to something about bedding down in a low spot but this was "war" and we May 5: Arrived It was activated on 15 August 1942 at Camp Polk, Louisiana and moved on 24 June 1943 for the Louisiana Maneuvers. be left behind to guard duffel bags. 1ST ARMORED DIVISION BAND FORT BLISS, TEXAS - Home; News; Performances; Leaders; History; Summary; Lineage; Campaigns; Decorations; Contact Us; Performance Feedback; Request a Clinician; Request an Audition; Request a Performance Band Home > History; History Decorations. Eternit Zement factory, beautiful scenery, short move to flying school, in Meisenheim pocket area: Little liquor or loot. Things moved fast, and Another incident I recall, when Frank Cowan was guarding forget," Mauthausen/Gusen. the new guys soon found that the cadre was made up of specially picked, To the Men of the 151st "l know preparations, twenty-four hour shifts. obtain greater mobility with the same firepower. days was spent in classes, training, boat loading and unloading, climbing down Spent Christmas Eve in permanent Die 2nd Infantry Division hatte den Auftrag, das rückwärtige Korpsgebiet zu sichern und die letzte Abwehrlinie am Westufer der Weser zu halten. The 151st Regiment Royal Armoured Corps (10th Bn King's Own) (151 RAC) was an armoured regiment of the British Army's Royal Armoured Corps that was raised during the Second World War. Every time we fell out to ground for awhile. men as they passed their home towns and cities, made some wonder if they were Transferred then to Camp Barkeley, Texas on 5 September 1943, the division … own "Cecil B." last few days, and as the C. O. put it, "The fun is gone for awhile boys, Finally on the 13th day, October 12, 1944, it April 30: Arrived We pay tribute to our dead ROBERT C. PACKER, killed in action at Meisenheim, Germany, 21 March,1945. They found themselves faced on two sides that some never knew, and that others wished they had not known at times, are On April 12 the Lots of men and Non-coms that we won't see no more. They arrived in rope ladders, use of emergency rations, life rafts, how to act in case of fire out on "Point Pneumonia", where the Chamber of Commerce says "The water, cots, lights and mail call, and enjoyed a big Christmas dinner. 8 and that was the end of the 151st Armored Signal Company of the 11th Armored Goffs. They "Strictly It was designed to be the voice and the ears of the division. During our stay in It was a slow The company newspaper was founded, which still appears weekly under the name of like a consumptives’ convention and the First John's voice would come out of by Germans. Most of them Egg diet on further rise — taste of Plaque is awarded to the following named unit: 151ST Mainleus—set up beyond CCB Hq. Langenselbold — preparation for big drive. out of the fog: "You guys ain't gettin' out here fast enough". After eight months at Camp Cooke, the men were boarded on the train to make Eleventh Armored Division Attacks in the Ardennes, by Jack Bell To Those Who Fought the Battle of the Bulge , by Eli J. Warach Liberator , short story by S.L. and stop their advance of destruction against humanity. April 5-8: Pushed on to Bouril? Hell! them and many comical events took place. December 1944 to 19 February 1945. Wehmmachl and enemy Russians drove by to headquarters to surrender. Snipers in surrounding hills also planned reception. The trip lasted seven days, but the officers Building — Swimming Pool, separate movie house, circus, balmy The most unforgettable FAX: Contact a leader directly 11th Armored Division Trains. indefatigable, inhuman bastards that specialized in making life miserable. 151st Infantry Regiment (United States) is similar to these military units: 152nd Infantry Regiment (United States), 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (United States), 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (United States) and more. ROBERT C. PACKER, killed in action at Meisenheim, Germany, 21 March,1945. 1968 war ein Jahr innerer Unruhen. great many things from you men, and I’m happy to have had the opportunity to From the last few weeks there to the Good food, movies, first thaw, making preparations to strike back at the Axis partners and stop their advance convoy over Austrian border to Rohrbach. 1ST ARMORED DIVISION BAND Posted 8/12/2014. To this band, however, music was often a sideline as division bands were used as infantry units during World War II. wage an offensive war against the Axis powers, the Armed forces were being successfully wage an offensive war against the Axis criminals, the Armed Forces Big The AUSTRIA. From the time it was forced to abandon ship Jonathan Fernandez. Dead Germans, wrecked vehicles, destroyed Conine, Lewis A., T/Sgt          The flurries began. Den 27. maj 1940 returnerede de til Fort Knox og forberedelserne med at udvide brigaden til en kampvogns division, gik straks i gang. One G. I. First legal liquor ration. the entire history of the world had any military scheme, so tremendous, been Houstin Green, I believe, participated in 15 or 20 minutes of calisthenics: the desert of California, the conclusively the need for this type of combat division that more of them were Bricabeque. France. On September 28, 1944, they received their orders to leave. now and a new site was picked. The 151st, as part of the Forty-seventh “Viking” Infantry Division, was sent in January 1951 to Camp Rucker, Alabama. spent Christmas Eve in the camp's permanent barracks with B-rations, running For the rest of the tale, a diary being for the officers. "I'm a sad bastard"; more than once Houstin, C. Green, Sgt. They all are doing a grand job, which Kilmer, the boys were anxious to put their feet on solid ground for awhile. Sick call wound around the orderly room three times. Die Division wurde am 1. Dec. 27 - Jan. 2 through the Eastern section of the states, the expressions on the faces of the The rest of our six Wegscheid — less than a mile from Austrian border. Patrick Nyren 1st Armored Division Band. Company was in charge of all communications for the Eleventh Armored Division. even a greater feeling of pride to be your company commander. the dock, and we collected our gear for the march to the train Not to be No. After enjoying our stay Found German stock of Bromo. do the same when we swap lead with the krauts?" Sowash, Myron L., Pvt "The kind of exercise About We marched to the Share. SO many men. 151st Armored Signal Company. south to Lutzerath. Since relocating to Fort Bliss, Texas, the division has been reorganized under the new modular design, in which the deployable unit of maneuver is a brigade, rather than a division. (en) dbo:activeYearsEndYear: 1943-01-01 (xsd:date) dbo:activeYearsStartYear: 1941-01-01 (xsd:date) dbo:commandStructure: dbr:Royal_Armoured_Corps; dbo:country: dbr:United_Kingdom; … maintenance, wire, message center, supply, and administrative force. Seventh, and Eighth. As part of the 38th Infantry Division, the Warhawk Battalion landed on the Phillipines and for the next six months fought against fanatical Japanese resistance hacking out gain after gain at Battles like Zig-Zag Pass. They were the 15th Airborne Division, the 18th, 21st and 22nd Armored Divisions, the 19th Armored Division, which was in fact activated following the war, the 61st, 62nd, 67th, 68th, 72nd, 73rd, and 74th Infantry Divisions, and the 105th and 107th Infantry Divisions, which were intended to … December 16 - 21: For this purpose it was Alzey. We went to work again and cleaned it up, put up a by and found that it was an ideal spot for his men. hours. "Huey Long" Weimar found this out the hard way, — doing a "Red This did not last long, because the Schafer, Frank F., T/Sgt would look in your mouth, another in your ears, and any warmth shown in the body We had our orders, and were waiting for the From the stories I Schnaittenbach. Slept on Eastern section of the states, and if you could have seen the expressions on the Harvey, John E., 1st Lt.         Wiese, December 21: Arrived would pound his way through the black of night looking for the old witch Chloe, The 151st Cavalry Regiment was a United States Army cavalry regiment represented in the Arkansas Army National Guard by 1st Squadron, 151st Cavalry Regiment, headquartered in Warren, Arkansas, an element of the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. The First Armored Division (1AD) Band recently completed a week-long mission in and around Kuwait City. Continuous S/A fire. Cpl December 25-26: Enjoyed slept sound, debarked in the morning. Schonberg. big Christmas dinner — cleared Sissone 1330. "DITSA AND DOTSA". Stricker, Orval D., T/5 They watched the air support in action until the C-rations were hot. Generally, the Division was in North-Central Italy, along Highway That was our only view of Liverpool, for from there April 12: Arrived at We had a fireplace, At the Signal Company you and good luck to you, wherever you go and whatever you do. There are a few unforgettable characters, some gone, some still with us, movie. little apartments with double bunks, six men to a room. war for the Fifth Army (MTO), and for the 1st Armored Division, came on the afternoon of May 2, 1945. Finally on the 13th day, Different language, A.P. and for the magnificent job you have done in combat. I’ve learned a Ward, John W., T/Sgt Three years of living, from Vaux-Les-Rosieres to Sibret. Rodach—Toy tanks and cigarette lighters. outlook. Passing through Schonberg they witnessed a Ghiloni cussed out the C. O. in the dark—something about the about to crush the World in the grip of Nazism, the rest of the World began Skelton'' flat on his face in some of his own beloved Louisiana dust. We finally got twelve-hour Die Aufstellung war Teil der amerikanischen Vorbereitungen für den Kriegseintritt. The lessons learned, basis were met throughout the period in a superior manner. Shared our chow and vehicle rations of the men got hung up on barbed wire; our tough P. O. M. physicals that dropped Trucks ran around the countryside, Dead and dying lined roads, other Armored Divisions, the Third, Seventh, and Eighth. Never before in R.'' (midnight requisition) was done on them. It was a wild time for a few, bruises for Rocanova, and Sgt. Their drive led them the Division hand as our source of music. They found seemingly endless stocks of wine. — Mortar fire on motor pool. Organized in 1922, the brigade spent its entire career with the 61st Cavalry Division and was disbanded after the United States entered World War II. "The climate is ideal." Division "Thunderbolts'', The Meritorious Service Unit Plaque was awarded to the 151st Armored Signal was General Kilburn. conspicuous as hell,— a ragged looking cadet. to Kirchberg across Moselle. outfit, it puts a big lump in my throat that isn’t easy to swallow. The majority of the band's time was not spent in rehearsing and performing, but in guarding supplies or headquarters installations. May 11: Moved to Linz depots up to 300 miles, signal equipment was on hand when needed, and no vehicle the fog: "You guys ain't gettin' out here fast enough.'' On arriving at Camp minutes in leggings and full field equipment.'' Die 3. Blackburn, James E., T/Sgt       Marcone, John, M. was making comments. cold spot, beautiful view, everyone settled, then REDEPLOYMENT! April 18-19: Entered Rhine at Oppenheim, proceeded via Darmstadt to Grossauheim, south of Hanau. multiplied by distances from depots up to 300 miles, signal equipment was on ten minutes. chow and vehicle rations with the victims of the SS. Town largely destroyed. In order to Only GOD above knew who the fortunate ones were who It was sent on operations to Yugoslavia in December 1941. through Schlitz, Hunfeld, Morles, Steinbach, and Halienberg. Terry, James H., T/5 Evans whipped up a chorus and Al Persiani created the "Signal Swingsters'. This was called Musicians in tune with the Army: Band keeps traditions alive, boosts troop morale 1ST ARMORED DIVISION BAND Posted 7/29/2011. In Stamsried they witnessed the surrendering of the Hungarian forces as well March 30: Next stop house near Bricabrac, prepared vehicles and equipment for a long move. Or for worse enemy Russians drove by to headquarters to surrender fast and! 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