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The following photographs were furnished by Lt William Taylor, A&P Platoon, Hq 1st Bn 253d Infantry
Lt William Taylor A&P Plat Hq 1st Bn 253d Inf- Marseille, France Dec 44
A&P troops in Marseille, France Dec 44
Lt William Taylor, A&P Plat, Hq 1st Bn 253d
Infantry at the Marseille, France staging area,
Dec 1944
Troops of A&P Plat, Hq 1st Bn 253d Infantry at the
Marseille, France Staging area, Dec 1944:  L-R  Pvt
Alan T. Reeves (KIA 17 Apr 45), Pvt John J Toth,
Pvt Ruben Gafford and Pvt Claude Pharr.
A&P Plat Hq 1st Bn 253d Inf enroute to Oberhofen, France Dec 44
Troops of A&P Plat Hq 1st Bn 253d Infantry take a break during their
trip by 40 and 8 railcars from Marseille to Oberhofen France, Dec 44:  
L-R: Front Row:  Sgt Leo Leavitt (later Lt), Sgt David Walsh, Lt
William Taylor.  2d Row: Pfc Ralph W. Dickson, S.Sgt Peter
Greggersen, Pfc John J Toth.  3d Row:  T/Sgt John P.
Mastrogiovanni, Pvt E. Johnson, Unk??.  4th Row:  Pvt Alan T. Reeves
(KIA 17 Apr 45), unk???, Sgt William Ushman
A&P Plat, Hq 1st Bn 253d Inf Neunkirsch les Sarreguemines France Jan 45
A&P Plat Hq 1st Bn 253d Inf Neunkirsh les Saareguemines Jan 45
L-R:  Sgt Leo Leavitt (Later Lt), Sgt William
Ushman and Pfc John Dietrick, A&P Plat, Hq 1st Bn
253d Infantry at Neunkirsch les Saareguemines,
France, January 1945
L-R:  Sgt William Ushman, T/5 George J Mieure,
Sgt Leo Leavitt (Later Lt) and Sgt James
Harvey.  A&P Plat Hq 1st Bn 253d Infantry at
Neunkirsch les Saareguemines, France Jan 45
B255th Infantry- Apr 45- Germany
Pfc Robert Anderson,(R) and Frank
Stypulkowski of B Company 255th Infantry
Regiment. Germany April 1945
Nebelwerfer (Screaming Meenie)
Panzerfaust
Another favorite of Germans of all ages, the
Panzerfaust or AntiTank weapon.