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Myron Jennings, E Company 254th Infantry Regiment 2004
War Memorabilia- Jennings E Company 254th Infantry Regiment 2004
Pfc Myron Jennings, E Company, 254th Infantry Regiment with war memorabilia-2004
The next group of photographs appear in the Memoirs of S/Sgt John D Erhardt, M Company 254th Infantry Regiment.  
His complete memoirs have been sent to the Library of Congress, Veteran's History Project.  That portion of his memoirs
that pertains to the 63rd Infantry Division appear on the History of the 254th Infantry Regiment CD  and is available for
purchase from the Historian, 63rd Infantry Division Association.  See the Memorabilia Pages for details.  I thank John for
allowing us to display his photographs.
Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944
A typical company street and barracks in the 63rd Infantry
Division area of Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944
Erhardt, M Company 254th Infantry Regiment Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944
John. D. Erhardt, M Company 254th Infantry
Regiment, Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944
1st Sgt Hon, M Company 254th Infantry Regiment, Baton Rouge LA 1944
1st Sgt James A. Hon (Left) (KIA 6 Feb 45 near
Jebsheim, France) M Company 254th Infantry
Regiment. At Baton Rouge, LA bond rally 1944
Gatlin, M Company 254th Infantry Regiment Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944
Gordon Gatlin, M Company 254th Infantry
Regiment, Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944
M Company 254th Infantry Regiment, Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944
Alex Janos(Left) and John D. Erhardt, M Company 254th
Infantry Regiment, Cp Van Dorn, MS 1944
Gordon, Colmar France 1995
Ray Gordon (Right) explains to French military personnel
how it was back in 1945.  Photo taken by Erhardt on a
1995 return visit to the Colmar Area
Epinal Military Cemetery, France 1995
The military cemetery at Epinal France where many of the
63rd Infantry Division casualties have been laid to rest. -1995
Hill 216, Sigolsheim, France 1995
View from atop Hill 216, Sigolsheim, France.  A French Military Cemetery
is now located on the hill.  1995
M 254th Infantry Regiment veterans, near Ashville, NC 1970's
John D. Erhardt(left) meets with Ginus Jack
Matthews, M Company 254th Infantry
Regiment, near Ashville, NC in the 1970's
M Company 254th Infantry Regiment veterans, San Diego, CA 1997
M Company 254th Infantry Regiment veterans take time out to pose for group photo
at the San Diego Reunion September 1997.  Front Row- Left to Right.  
Eddie
Kocinski
(Co. Medic.  Wounded in Colmar Campaign. Retired Homicide Detective;
Jerry Snodgrass,(Wounded in Southern Germany. Retired from regular Army as 1st
Sgt;  
Oscar Lindemann (our official German language interpreter.) CEO of
family-owned wholesale cheese producer;  
Arch Hamblen- Wounded at the Siegfried
Line- Retired Brig Gen- West Point Grad.
Back Row- Left to Right:  
Harold Van Hook- Retired building contractor; John D.
Erhardt
- Lawyer; Van Poccia- Retired Major from career in US Army.;  Francis X.
Sullivan-
Retired detective, St Louis Police Department; Ray Gordon- West Point
Grad - Successful career in sales after early retirement from the Army;
Dennis
Smith
- Wounded in Colmar Campaign. Successful career in oil and gas industries.
S/Sgt John D. Erhardt at Camp Philip
Morris, LeHarve, France on the way home in
April 1946
Erhardt, M Company 254th Infantry- LeHarve, France 1946
M Company 254th Infantry Regiment Cp Van Dorn, 1944
M Company 254th Infantry Regiment, Cp Van Dorn, MS Summer 1944.
Van Poccia- 1st Row, Extreme Left.  Francis X. Sullivan, 2d Row,
Extreme Left.  
Leon Robinson, 2d Row, fourth from left.  Henry
Saltow
, Back row, 2d from left and John D. Erhardt, Front Row- 3d
from left