|Members of the 1st Platoon, A Company, 253d Infantry Regiment at Camp Van Dorn,
MS, November 1943.. Photo furnished by Jim Hooven, son of Sgt Edmund Hooven
|A Company 253d Infantry Camp Van Dorn,
MS, 1943. Standing L-R: Sgt Jeremiah Flynn
and S/Sgt W. Adams. Seated L-R: T/Sgt
William Flynn, Marge Hooven(wife of Sgt
Edmund Hooven) and Sgt Edmund Hooven
|L-R: Sgt Edmund Hooven,
Cpl Orville Hembold and
T/Sgt Thubert Muncy- Cp
Van Dorn -1943
|Troop ship Thomas H. Barry. Transported 253d
Infantry to France 1944.
|Two recent views (Jun 2002) of the battlefields in the Jagst/Kocher River Areas. They really look peaceful
now, but oh what a story they could tell.
|Fred Clinton (D/254th) meets with Herr Helmut Jung of
Assweiler Germany- June 2002. Herr Jung has a large
collection of WWII material including rifles, pistols,
grenades and other ordinance. He also has a large collection
of uniforms and other WWII related materials. He will
willingly show his collection to anyone who contacts him
and makes arrangements in advance. Interested? Send an
e-mail to the webmaster for details.
|Fred Clinton (D/254th) and Herr Gosbert
Trabold of Stein, Germany- Jun 2002.
Herr Trabold generously gave a WWII US
Army helmet to Fred in an effort to find the
owner's next of kin. The helmet belonged
to T/Sgt Willie Overfelt F Company, 253d
Infantry Regiment who was killed in action
in the Buchhof/Stein area on 7 April 1945.
|Memorial Cemetery for 56 German soldiers killed in March
1945. Located near Ensheim, Germany in the woods near
the bunker line.
|Memorial for German soldiers killed in and around the Jagst
battlefield. This memorial is located on top of Herbolzheim
Hill near Buchhof and Stein, Germany
|Dinah Shore becomes honorary
63rd Infantry Division Member-43