|The following group of photographs were furnished by 1st Lieutenant Burrell Marsh Allen, Headquarters
Battery 861st Field Artillery Battalion. All photos relate to that unit unless otherwise indicated.
|The Bob Hope show in Germany 1945
|Jerry Colona, member of the Bob
Hope cast in Germany 1945
|7th Army Tank and Gun Park at Boblingen Germany airstrip- Germany 1945
|Aerial view of Glider Park, near Stuggart Germany- 1945
|1st Lt Burrell M. Allen in Paris
|Right front: Lt Col Donald Beere, CO 861st FA Bn
with ladies in Nancy France returning from Grenoble
Rest Camp- 1945. Officer in the rear not identified.
|1st Lt Burrell M. Allen,
|Lt Garner D. Farrell, Hq 862d FA
Bn returning from Grenoble France
Rest Camp. He is not in Class A
uniform because his baggage was
|Aviation personnel in the 100th Infantry Division Germany 1945. Some
were previous 63rd Infantry Division memberts. Rear Row: L-R- 1st Lt
Melvin H. Gruensfelder (Hq 863d FA Bn), Williamson, 1st Lt Burrell M.
Allen (Hq 861st FA Bn) , 1st Lt James O. Townsend (Hq 863d FA Bn), and
Mark. Front row: Seigneur, Thomas, Murphy and Weihe
|End of photos from the Allen Collection. Others can be found in the Pictorial History of the 63rd Infantry
Division in Combat Photo Section
|L-R: S/Sgt John Ahearn, S/Sgt Maxcy B.
Patterson and Pfc Melvin S. Nelson, I Company
253d Infantry Regiment Wertheim, Germany 1945
|L-R: S/Sgt Maxcy B. Patterson and
Mize????, I Company 253d Infantry
Regiment Wertheim, Germany 1945
|S/Sgt John Ahearn and S/Sgt Maxcy B.
Patterson, I Company 253d Infantry Regiment,
Wertheim, Germany 1945
|Pvt Harvey A. Grice and Pfc Charles
Driemeyer Jr. I Company 253d
Infantry Regiment Germany 1945
|Pfc Dominic H. Meccariello, I
Company 253d Infantry Regiment
|At the "Ole Swimming Hole" in Wertheim, Germany 1945. L-R:S/Sgt
Stanley A. Mertzman, Pfc Robert A. Eyerdam, Pvt. Eugene R. Loyd
and Pfc Melvin Nelson all of I Company 253d Infantry Regiment.
|S/Sgt Stanley A. Mertzman and T/Sgt Doyle E.
Bonifield, I Company 253d Inf Regt Wertheim,
|L-R: Pvt William E. Walters, Sgt Eugene B. Atkins, Pfc
Willard N. Nicholson, Pvt Purcell A. Trexler. Kneeling is
S/Sgt Maxcy B. Patterson. all of I Company 253d Infantry
Regiment in Etomps, France 1945