|The following photographs are from a collection of S/Sgt Maxcy B. Patterson, I Company 253d Infantry
Regiment and are contained in the Memoirs written by S/Sgt Patterson and men of the 2d Platoon, I
Company 253rd Infantry Regiment. All photos pertain to that unit unless otherwise indicated. Ranks and
grades shown in the captions reflect the highest grade attained prior to departure from the 63rd Infantry
Division. The complete Memoirs of the 2d Platoon, I Company 253d Infantry Regiment can be viewed on
the History of the 253d Infantry Regiment CD available from the 63rd Infantry Division Association Historian,
Bill Scott. See the Memorabilia Section of this web site for details.
|Sgt. Eugene B. Atkins- Germany 1945
|Pfc Kenneth W. Talley- 1997
|Pvt George D. Neice- 1997
| 1943 1995
Pvt John C. Woodroof
|L-R: Sgt Anthony F. Douglas and Pfc Kenneth W.
|Aerial view of barracks area, Camp Van Dorn, MS 1944
|L-R: Pfc Edward Camara and Pfc Burney L. Brown
|End of the Patterson collection of photographs- 2d Platoon, I Company 253d Infantry Regiment.
See other photos on Pictorial History of the 63rd Infantry Division in Combat Photo Section
and the Occupation Photo Section
|The following photos were furnished by Walter Krul , Son of Pfc Walter B. Krul, K Company 255th Infantry Regiment. Photos were
taken at the Fort Mitchell , KY 63rd Infantry Division Association Reunion in August 2006.
|L-R: Pfc Leo Brophy- F Company 254th
Infantry Regiment talks with Pfc Walter B. Krul,
K Company 255th Infantry Regiment.
|L-R: Sgt Michael Jugan, I Company 253d Infantry
Regiment, Pfc Walter B. Krul, K Company 255th Infantry
Regiment and Beverly A. Voos
|Members of the 63rd Infantry Division and their wives enjoy a luncheon during the
annual reunion at Fort Mitchell, KY 2006
|L-R: Walter Krul Jr. Pfc Walter B. Krul (K/255th Inf), Beverly Voos,
Pfc Ralph F. Altman (K/255th Inf), Betty Altman, Han Sue and Pfc
Sam O. Sue (K/255th Inf) at the Fort Mitchell KY reunion- 2006
|L-R: Pfc Walter B. Krul (K/255th Inf) and Pfc Vernanzio
"Van" Poccia (M/254th Inf) at the Fort Mitchell KY
|End of Krul photos
|Unit Personnel Section Clerks, 255th Infantry Regiment, Camp Van Dorn, MS September 1944
Back Row L-R: Middle Row L-R Front Row L-R
Pvt John H. Cronskey Standing- Capt Henry J. Walters Pvt Edwin M. Wess
T/4 Theodore Schaupp Cpl Wilmer B. Dodson Not identified
Pvt George Mahoney Pfc Edward M. Lozak Not identified
Cpl Maurice Singer Pfc Pete Nickolas Pfc Joseph Melton
T/Sgt Donald E. Keaton Pfc Wayne Stokes T/4 Sidney Shapiro
Cpl Irving Bernstein Cpl Elmer W. Kistner T/5 Leo L. Valdiserri Sr.
Not identified Pfc Carl O. Jones Cpl Harold E. Hagen
T/4 James J. Brennan T/5 Robert B. Morrison T/5 Arthur C. Loomis Jr
Cpl Frank E. Dean Not identified Cpl Arnold C. Walter
Cpl Charles Tresidder Not identifed Pfc Howard R. DeMar
T/4 Rudolph E. Kumpan Cpl Israel Brown Pvt Joseph G. Culhane
Pvt Dalton J. McLellan T/4 Jessie C. Phillips Standing: CWO Robert E Hertzler
Cpl Joseph Schachner