|Soldiers from 2d Platoon, D Company 253d Infantry
Regiment at Camp Van Dorn, MS September 1944. Kneeling:
Sgt Stanley Szur (KIA 8 Apr 45), Standing L-R: Pfc Sidney
Tatz, T/Sgt Frank C. Donckers and Pfc Ralph E.
Rodeheaver. Sitting on the steps is T/4 William (Augie) D.
|L-R: T/Sgt Frank C. Donckers and Harold K
(Cheesey) Smith. D Company 253d Infantry
Regiment, Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944. 1st
Platoon Barracks in the background
|Seated in Jeep: Sgt Samuel Replansky- Standing: Sgt
Ralph Venin. D Company 253d Infantry Regiment
Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944. D Company Headquarters
building in the background.
|Front: L-R: Pfc Nathan Schuster and Sgt Joseph
Pollock. Rear: L-R- T/Sgt Forrest J. Downey and
1st/Sgt Novel C. Boyd- K Company 253d Infantry
Regiment Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944
|First officers of Company C, 254th Infantry
Regiment at Camp Blanding, Florida, 1943.
Third from the left is Captain (then Lt) Clement
J. Coss. Others are not identified
|Serving chow, ala "Mess Kit" Louie style in Co H,
254th Infantry Regiment, Cp Van Dorn, MS 1943.
MG Louis Hibbs,CG 63rd Infantry Division directed
all companies feed troops from field kitchens.
|Soldiers from H Company 254th Infantry Regiment, Cp Van
Dorn, MS April 1944, just prior to shipping out on special levy
for movement overseas. Back row L-R: Pvt Roman H. Herr,
Pvt Herbert M. Schoenes, Pvt Clarence L. Kennedy ????,????,
Pvt Richard Miles. Those in front are not identified.
|Company H, 254th Infantry Regiment barracks area at
the corner of 16th Street and 14th Avenue, Cp Van
Dorn, MS 1944. Orderly room is on the left-
Company Headquarters barracks at right front and then
moving back are 1st, 2d and 3d Platoon barracks and
then the Mess hall building.
|H Company, 254th Infantry Regiment soldiers
waiting for Mail Call. Sept 1943, Cp Van Dorn, MS
|Main street of Centreville, MS just outside of Cp Van
Dorn, MS 1943
|The photos above of H Company 254th Infantry
Regiment and Centreville, MS were furnished by Pvt
Roman H. Herr of H Company 254th Infantry
|Members of M Company, 254th Infantry Regiment , Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944.
|Back row L-R: S.Sgt Melvin O. Olsen, S/Sgt
Harold Jack Meyer, and ????. Front row L-R:
Sgt Dominic J. Sacco, Pfc Emanuel J. Weisman
and S/Sgt Adrian B. Williams- G Company 255th
Infantry Regiment- location and time unknown.
|L-R: T/4 Paul A. Berberst and Cpl William P.
Howe in the driver's seat. B Company 363d
Medical Battalion, Cp Van Dorn, MS March 1944
|Battery area , 718th Field Artillery Battalion, Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944