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The following photos were furnished by 1st Lt William E. Taylor, Hq Co 1st Bn, 253d Infantry Regiment
1st Lt William "Bill" Taylor, A&P Platoon, Hq Co 1st Bn,
253d Infantry Regiment at Delta Base 2, Marseilles,
France December 1944
Recent photo of Railroad underpass used by A&P Platoon
personnel for protection from strafing by German fighter
plane while mine sweeping a road near Reppenheim,
Germany 1945.
1st Lt William E. Taylor, A&P Platoon, Hq Co
1st Bn 253d Infantry Regiment.  Place-
probably Lyon, France December 1944
while en route from Marseilles to Camp
Oberhofen, France
Pfc Ralph Dickson, A&P Platoon, Hq Co 1st
Bn 253d Infantry Regiment taking a dip
during a quiet period.  Place and date
unknown
T/Sgt Lee R. Leavitt (later a 2d Lt), A&P
Platoon, Hq Co 1st Bn, 253d Infantry Regiment
at staging area near Marseilles (Delta Base 2),
France, Dec 44
1st Lt William E. Taylor, A&P Platoon, Hq
Co 1st Bn, 253d Infantry Regiment shaving
at Camp Oberhofen, France, Dec 44.
T/Sgt Lee R. Leavitt (later 2d Lt) A&P Platoon, Hq Co 1st Bn
253d Infantry Regiment making a uniform adjustment at Delta
Base 2, near Marseilles, France Dec 44
1st Lt William E. Taylor, A&P Platoon, Hq Co 1st
Bn, 253d Infantry Regiment in Lyon, France en
route from Marseilles, France to Camp Oberhofen,
France December 1944
1st Lt William E. Taylor, A&P Platoon, Hq Co 1st Bn, 253d Infantry
Regiment.  Thought to be at Delta Base 2, near Marseilles,
France December 1944
End of photos furnished by 1st Lt William E. Taylor
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May 2012
Members of the 3d Battalion 254th Infantry Regiment Liaison Team from the 862d
Field Artillery Battalion, in Germany, 1945.  L-T:  T/5 James E. McHugh, Cpl
Marriott G. Haines, T/5 Arthur W. Harris, S/Sgt ??? and Pfc Hugh A Garrity
Back row L-R:  Pfc George H. Scott, E Company 253d Infantry
Regiment, Germany 1945.  Others in photo are not identified.
Two photos of German Jet aircraft found
abandoned along side of the Autobahn, April 1945.
63d Infantry Division unit moves down the Autobahn,
April 1945.  Unit and individuals unknown.  
S/Sgt John J. Gramolini, Headquarters 2d
Bn, 254th Infantry Regiment in Germany,
1945
L-R:  2d Lt Elden V. Kietzman, Capt Lawrence M. Herring and Major Harry J. Kern all of
Headquarters 63d Division Artillery- Germany 1945
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