This is the 1st squad, 2nd platoon, company A of the 1st Engineers. The picture was taken in Normandy. Back row: Archer, Marco, ?, Tamburini, MacFalls (squatting), Tait, Clark, Turetsky, Clements Front row: ?, Cyphers, Byrne, ?
ww201.JPGCapt Bill Gara – North Africa 1942
Painting for Raffle. Superimposed Col. Bill Gara.
Max Marco, Bob Archer Battle of the Bulge
Sergeant John Tait, somewhere in France, 1944
Guiseppe Calandra served in the 1st Combat Engineers, 1940 – 1944 (KIA near Caumont, Normandy, France)
Richard W. Palmer from Philadelphia. He served with the 1st engineer combat battalion and the 1st infantry division during WWII
Bill Clements, Bob Archer Battle of the Bulge
This is a patrol from Company A, 1st Engineers. The date was September 11, 1944. It is in the town of Clermont, Belgium. The soldiers from left to right are; Sergeant John Tait, Pvt Bill Clements (in the back), Pvt Clark (helmet on), Pvt Sam McFalls, Lt. Kosorek, T/5 Carmichael (driver).