The WWII 300th Combat Engineers

Belgium during the war
German tank damaged during the Battle of the Bulge

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Belgium During WWII, 1944

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300th bridge work in Belgium, winter 1944. Germans blew the original bridge in their retreat. January, 1945.
Photo: RH

300th bridge work in Belgium, winter 1944

300th officers with captured German mobile headquarters. Back Row (left to right) Lt. Spenser, unknown officer, Col. Crandall (Battalion Commander), Capt. Miller, Maj. Gates (Battalion Executive Officer); Front Row (left to right) unknown officer, unknown officer, Lt. Shoop (Battalion Reconnaissance)
Photo: RH

300th officers with captured German mobile headquarters

Belgium USO show
Photo: FN

Belgium USO show

Bulge patch
Photo: RH

Bulge patch

Belgium, December 1944, Château des Bagatelles, Liège, Tharoul : Left to right: Jimmy Franks, Jake Phillips, Robert McNatt.
Photo: RH

Chateau at Vyle-et Tharoul, Belgium, December 1944

Belgium, Château de Modave, in Modave
Photo: WC

Chateau Modave Belgium

Belgium, Château de Modave, in Modave
Photo: DR

Chateau Modave Belgium

Belgium, Château de Modave, in Modave
Photo: RC

Chateau Modave Belgium

Belgium, Château de Modave, in Modave, winter 1944, home of 300th
Photo: WC

Chateau Modave Belgium

Belgium, Château Impériali, Sohei that sheltered engineers
Photo: AS

Modave Castle Belgium 1944

Belgium, Château des Bagatelles, Tharoul
Photo: WC

Bagetelle at Chateau Modave

Modave Engineer Dump,1944
Photo: AS

Modave Engineer Dump 1944

Warren Chancellor at Château Modave
Photo: WC

Warren Chancellor at Chateau Modave

Warren Chancellor
Photo: WC

Warren Chancellor

Corduroy road of felled and trimed trees in Bulge, winter 1944
Photo: RH

Corduroy road of felled and trimed trees in Bulge, winter 1944

Cpl. Harry Whittle, Co. B, 1st platoon, 2nd squad, Namur, Belgium, winter 1944.
Photo: LB

Cpl. Harry Whittle, Namour, Belgium

Dan Grob at Huy, Belgium
Photo: LB

Dan Grob at Huy, Belgium

Dan Grob at Huy, Belgium
Photo: DG

Dan Grob at Huy, Belgium

Dan Grob, beer time in Huy, Belgium
Photo: DG

Dan Grob, beer time in Huy, Belgium

Dinant, Belgium where Germans held the fort on top left for 15 days
Photo: FN

Dinant, Belgium where Germans held the fort on top left for 15 days

German airfield at Phillipville, Belgium
Photo: FN

German airfield at Phillipsville, Belgium

Sgt. Randy Hanes stands next to a German tank damaged in the Battle of the Bulge
Photo: RH

Sgt. Hanes stands next to a German tank damaged in the Battle of the Bulge

Randy Hanes observes damaged German tank in Belgium during Battle of the Bulge
Photo: RH

Randy Hanes observes damaged German tank in Belgium during Battle of the Bulge

In the snow during Battle of the Bulge, Randy Hanes and Michelle, 1944
Photo: RH

In the snow during Battle of the Bulge, Randy Hanes and Michelle, 1944

Roger Bradshaw with Michelle and Nicole in Belgium snow
Photo: RH

Bradshaw with Michelle and Nicole in Belgiun snow

Randy Hanes in the Belgium snow
Photo: RH

Randy Hanes in the Belgium snow

Randy Hanes (left) and Roger Bradshaw in the Belgium snow
Photo: RH

Randy Hanes and Bradshaw in the Belgium snow

Randy Hanes in the Belgium snow
Photo: RH

Randy Hanes in the Belgium snow

Roger Bradshaw in the Belgium snow
Photo: RH

Bradshaw in the Belgium snow

Randy Hanes takes aim in the Belgium snow
Photo: RH

Randy Hanes takes aim in the Belgium snow

Roger Bradshaw and Randy Hanes (right) in the Belgium snow
Photo: RH

Bradshaw and Randy Hanes in the Belgium snow

Left to right: Medic Dan Grob, Sgt. Gilbert Rodriquez, Pvt. Frank Gold, in Huy, Belgium, Sept 1944
Photo: LB

Dan Grob, Gilbert Rodriquez, Gold

Leonard Burke, Co. B, 2nd squad, on guard duty at Huy (a railhead town), Belgium.
Photo: LB

Leonard Burke on guard duty

Loree, Belgium December 1944
Photo: DG

Loree, Belgium December 1944

Meuse River at Huy, Belgium
Photo: FN

Meuse River at Huy, Belgium

Meuse River bridge at Dinant, Belgium
Photo: FN

Meuse River bridge at Dinant, Belgium

Co. B, 1st platoon, 2nd squad: Pvt. Frank Gold, Dan Grob, Sgt. Gilbert Rodriguez on messenger's bike Huy, Belgium, September 1944.
Photo: LB

Frank Gold, Dan Grob, Gilbert Rodriguez

Sherman tank in Stoumont/La Gleize, Belgium
Photo: FN

Sherman tank in Stanelot Belgium

Road built by Co. C for a supply route to the front lines in Belgium
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Road built by Co C

300th changing a tire on the road to Belgium
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On the road to Belgium

Conveyor in Belgium
Photo: CB

Conveyor in Belgium

Bridge in Manhay, Belgium
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Bridge in Manhay Belgium

Xhout-si-Plout bridge built by 300th in 1945
Photo: EM

Xhout-si-Plout bridge

Body frozen in the snow in Recht, Belgium, 1945
Photo: AS

Recht Belgium

German Panther G tank from 1st Panzer SS of Joachim Peiper at Stoumont Station in 1945
Photo: EM

German Panther G tank

300th Engineers Co. A stuck in snow, Belgium, January 29, 1945
Photo: EM

Engineers stuck in snow

Co. C, 1st platoon, 2nd squad, Gilbert Rodriguez, George Flynn, Harold Meyers (with cigarette in his mouth), Tomas Maldonado, and Joe Good (in background) somewhere in Belgium.
Photo: LB

Gilbert Rodriguez George Flynn Harold Meyers Thomas Maldando and Joe Good

Sgt. George Flynn, Pvt. Tomas Maldonado, Pvt. Joe Good, Pvt. Leonard Burke, and Cpt. Wittle in Belgium
Photo: LB

George Flynn, Maldonado, Joe Good, Leonard Burke, Wittle

Germans caught us napping and shelled us
Photo: FN

Germans caught us napping and shelled us

Harold Meyer and Leonard Burke getting ready to move out
Photo: LB

Getting ready to move out