The WWII 300th Combat Engineers

Basic Training Image
Jack Burk at Camp White after a seventeen mile hike

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Basic Training - Stateside

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Medford, Oregon - Home of Camp White, 1943
Photo: HK

Medford

Camp White
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Camp White

300th at Camp White, October, 1943
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300th At Camp White

300th at Camp White with 30 caliber guns
Photo: MK

Camp White

Company A at Camp White
Photo: JB

300th in training

Company A at Camp White
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Company A

Company B at Camp White
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Company B

Headquarters Company of the 300th at Camp White
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Headquarters Company of the 300th at Camp White

Headquarters officers at Camp White, February, 1943 (click image to read names)
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Camp White

Work detail at Camp White, 1943
Photo: RH

Camp White

Group Portrait at Camp White - Charles Palmer is in the second row on the far right
Photo: CP

Camp White

In formation at Camp White
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In formation at Camp White

Co. A in formation in front of barracks at Camp White, 1943
Photo: RH

Camp White

Co. B in formation at Camp White, 1943
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Co B in formation at Camp White 1943

Camp White training on footbridge
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Camp White

Jack Northcott of Company C (left), Norman Webb of Company C (center), Robert Beaver of Company B (right) at Camp White, 1943
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Jack Northcott, Norman Webb, Robert Beaver

Taking a break at Camp White
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At Camp White

Jack Burk at Camp White after a 17 mile hike
Photo: JB

Jack Burk at Camp White

Jeep ferry at Camp White
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Jeep ferry

Group photo at Agate Desert, Oregon
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Group photo

Charles Palmer (left) at Camp White
Photo: CP

Charles Palmer

Charles Palmer (center) at Camp White
Photo: CP

Charles Palmer

Outisde the 1st Headquarters, Special Troops, IV Corps at Camp White
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1st Headquarters at Camp White

Ted Kilian (right) at Camp White
Photo: RH

Ted Kilian

Hoyt Neill (left) and Warren Chancellor (right) at Camp White
Photo: WC

Hoyt Neill and Warren Chancellor

Warren Chancellor, left, playing checkers with Leonard Cockman in the dispensary at Camp White
Photo: WC

Warren Chancellor playing checkers with Leonard Cockman

99 bottles of beer
Photo: FN

99 bottles of beer

Cheers!
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Cheers

PX at Camp White - Frank Neuhauser (left)
Photo: JB

Frank Neuhauder

Grenade practice at Camp White
Photo: JB

Grenade practice at Camp White

Jack Burk riding a horse at Camp White
Photo: JB

Jack Burk on horse at Camp White

Jack Burk near the woods at Camp White
Photo: JB

Jack Burk near the woods at Camp White

Foot bridge built in training at Camp White
Photo: TE

Foot bridge built in training at Camp White

Major Riel Crandall observes rifle range at Camp White
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Major Crandall observes rifle range at Camp White

In Training
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In Training

In training. Front, left to right: Griffin, Sgt. Walter Lancon, Cpl Jimmy Franks. Sgt. Elton Blackaby (KIA 6/19/44) is behind on the right
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Griffin Sgt. Lancon, Cpl Franks, Sgt. Blackaby

Relaxing at Camp White
Photo: TE

Relaxing at Camp White

At Camp White: Charles Olive (center) would later survive LST 523's sinking. Ulion V. Lacy (second from right) would be killed on LST 523
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Charles Olive at Camp White

Eugene Powell with Garand M-1 rifle at Camp White. Powell was transferred to 172nd ECB, October 1943
Photo: EP

Eugene Powell with Garand at Camp White

Left to right: Sleepy Young, Thomas Hinyup, and Eugene Powell at Camp White
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Sleepy Young Thomas Hinyup and Eugene Powell at Camp White

Forrest Wood at Camp White, May 1943. He would later survive the sinking of LST 523
Photo: MD

Forrest Wood at Camp White

Clovis Brown at Camp White
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Clovis Brown at Camp White

Riding recreation
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Riding recreation

Another way to ride
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Another way to ride

Riding recreation
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Riding recreation

Riding recreation
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Riding recreation

Riding recreation
Photo: CB

Riding recreation

Riding recreation
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Riding recreation

Rayburn Kennedy (left) and Ernest Haley (right). Kennedy WIA and Haley KIA on LST 523
Photo: CDW

Rayburn Kennedy and Ernest Haley

Crap Game at La Pine, Oregon. Charles Olive (back center), Charles Crim (front center) and Fidel Herrera (front left). A white towel is drying on the branch above the men.
Photo: CDW

Crap Game at La Pine

Left to right: Louis E. Schulz, Jack R. Greenhaw and Joseph G. Woods in La Pine, Oregon. Schulz and Woods were KIA on LST 523 and Greenhaw was MIA until returning to the 300th, 7/27/44.
Photo: CDW

Louis E. Schulz, Jack R. Greenhaw and Joseph G. Woods in La Pine

Louis E. Ring, KIA on LST 523
Photo: CDW

Louis E. Ring, KIA on LST 523

Camp White pass for Capt. Tomme Elliott
Photo: TE

Camp White Pass

Practice pillbox at Camp White
Photo: TE

Practice Pillbox at Camp White