|The following photographs were extracted from the Memoirs of Pfc John Ritner, I Company 254th Infantry
Regiment. The Memoirs appear on the History of the 254th Infantry Regiment CD and were furnished by David
Ritner, son of Pfc Ritner.
|Right to Left: Pfc John Ritner, Sgt Jackson Mims, Sgt Harry Camper, Pfc
William F. Oldenquist, Pfc Russell Blake and ????. A happy group of
Infantryman from I Company, 254th Infantry Regiment in Germany-1945
|Pfc John Ritner, I Company 254th Infantry
Regiment with the company mascot "Loot"
somewhere in Germany 1945
|Right to Left: Pfc John Ritner and S/Sgt Harry F. Camper, Scouts
for I Company 254th Infantry Regiment, Germany 1945
|Left: Artillery forward observer and Right: Cannon Company in action.
|Post cards sent by US Army Hospital in France keeping Pfc Ritner's family
informed on his recovery after being wounded in action.
|T/5 William J. Schultz, Radio Section, Headquarters Division Artillery- Left photo taken in
Lauda Germany and the right photo was taken during the division's attack on the Siegfried