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The following photographs were furnished by William "Bill" Beckett, Hq Co 254th Infantry Regiment
Hq 254th Infantry moving through the Siegfried Line Mar 45
Element of Headquarters 254th Infantry moves
through the Siegfried Line. March 1945
Hq 254th Inf troops and German aircraft- 1945
L-R:  Robert Sayles, William Bostwick and John Kozel at site
of wrecked German aircraft- Hq Co 254th Infantry- 1945
Hq 254th Infantry soldiers Jan 45 France
Hq 254th soldiers in  Ville, France January 1945
End of Beckett Photos
Hooven, A/253d Infantry with German POWs-1945
T/Sgt Edmund Hooven (left rear) with German POWs- 1945
Painting by Sgt Jugan Med Det 253d Inf-1945
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Hq 1st Bn 253d Inf-St Michel Woods France Dec 44
Hq 1st Bn 253d: L-R: T/Sgt Leo
Leavitt(later Lt.), Pfc Allen Reeves
(KIA 17 Apr 45) and S/Sgt Peter
Greggerson, 31 Dec 44.  Digging in the
St Michel Woods in preparation for the
German "Northwind" attack
1stSgt Campbell HqCo 1st Bn 253d Inf- France 1945
1st Sgt Garnett Campbell, Hq Co 1st
Bn 253d Inf in Neunkirsch les
Sarreguimines Jan 45
A&P Plat Hq Co 1st Bn 253d Inf Neunkirsch les Sarregueimines 45
A&P Platoon, Hq Co 1st Bn 253d Infantry in Neunkirsch les Sarreguemines, France Jan 45.
L-R- Front row:  Sgt William Ushman, Pfc Hilliard Pruitt, Pfc Curtis Delahoussaye, T/Sgt Lee
Leavitt (Later Lt.).  2d Row:  Pfc John J Toth, T/5 George Mieure, Sgt James R. Harvie , Pfc
Allen Reeves (KIA 17 Apr 45) and Pfc Vernon Jobe.  Back row:  S/Sgt Peter Greggersen, Pfc
John A Dietrick, Pfc Claude Pharr, Pfc Ruben Gafford and Pfc Carrol B Casey.
The next few photographs and memorabilia images were furnished by Lt William Taylor Hq Co 1st Bn 253d Infantry Regiment