Photo – The members of the band – reading from left to right: FRONT
ROW: Lt. Carl Hartman (Conductor). Pfc. James M. Barbara (D Co.).
Pfc. Albert P. Lenzo (I Co.). T/4 Erwin Basten (F Co.). Pfc. George
H. Giese (H Co.). S/Sgt. Carl J. Kittelson. Pfc. Wm. B. Machiko.
Accordian Soloist (A Co.). CENTER ROW: Pfc. Richard Bilodeau
(G Co.). Rosario Pizzaloto (Medics). Pfc. Robert Eitel (Hq. Co.). Pfc.
Noward Hill (F Co.). Pvt. Jack Barnes (H Co.). Pfc. Donald OBrien
(F Co.). REAR ROW: Pfc. Francis E DeTar (C Co.). Sgt. Fred Karuth
(F Co.). Pfc. Robert Rae (G Co.). Pfc. Alfred Devon (Medics).
Pfc. Wm. DiCorcia (Cn. Co.). Pfc. Donald W. Krauter (B Co.).
T/Sgt. James J. Nelson injured
Photo – Lt. Myron A. Mears is shown (above ) receiving the Distinguished
Service Cross from Major General William R. Schmidt, 76th Div.
Commander, in a recent ceremony, Also decorated were, from l ft
to right, Lt. George A. Shuler, Bronze Star, T/Sgt. Paul J. Vasile ,
Bronze Star, and Pfc. Patrick J. Finn, Bronze Star.
Colonel George E. Bruner,
What do they think of American GI in Germany:
RUTH GAYLOR – Brooklyn, N.Y.
ELIZABETH CZARZEWITZ ( Elzbieta Czarzewicz ) – Warsaw
ELVIRA ILYA CZARNETZKA-PERNAU, Estonia
EVEN THE CAMERA CAN’T CATCH HIM
Shown above is Chaplain Wm. V. Philliber, the running preacher
of the 417th Infantry