Richard W. Palmer from Philadelphia. He served with the 1st engineer combat battalion and the 1st infantry division during WWII
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, ?
Max Marco, Bob Archer Battle of the Bulge
Maj. Bill Gara (Bn. CO) – North Africa 1942
ww201.JPGCapt Bill Gara – North Africa 1942
Sergeant John Tait, somewhere in France, 1944
Guiseppe Calandra served in the 1st Combat Engineers, 1940 – 1944 (KIA near Caumont, Normandy, France)
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).