|T/5 Rufus N. Atherton C/253rd Infantry T/5 Rufus N. Atherton C/253rd Infantry
1944 In Germany 1945
|Rufus N. Atherton- 1980 at
|Thanks to Becky Cooper, Rufus'
daughter for these photos. If you can
give Becky any information about her
father's wartime experiences you can
contact her at e-mail address:
Standwithfist2@aol.com or mailing
address: 1324 Jacobson Ave.
|T/5 Craven receives a Valentine Cake while his
buddies await their rewards. T/5 Cravens is at
the far left. Others are L-R Resnick,
Michaelson, Douglas, Needles, Smith,
Summers, Dickeman. I have not been able to
identify their unit but I think it was the 363rd
Medical Bn. Any one out there know which
unit these men were in?
|1944 63rd Division Second-Half Softball
Champions. Company I, 255th Infantry-
|KP duty at Camp Van Dorn. One of these men
is identified as Paul Taubman of Hq, 63rd Div.
I don't know which one. Any one know the
rest of this happy group?
|Well, this one should turn you on. Pfc Herbert Arbitblit
of Hq Co 3d Bn, 255th took this Cheesecake photo of
his buddies also of Hq Co 3d Bn 255th Inf L-R: Pfc
Hugh Short, Pvt Fred Koenig, Pfc John Castro, Pvt
Charles Gallihugh, Sgt Howard Dehner, Pfc Robert
Taylor and Pfc Harry Dunlap