The WWII 300th Combat Engineers

Nurnburg
Nürnberg, Germany

Image Gallery

Germany During WWII, 1944-45

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Donald Ross (left) and cousin James Madden (of the Signal Corps) taking a break in a field in Germany.
Photo: DHR

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Donald H. Ross (left) and James Madden (of the Signal Corps) with water purification equipment in Germany.
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Donald Ross with water purification equipment

Mobile Command of 300th. It was a confiscated German RV-type vehicle.
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Mobile Command of 300th

The Koerner Kaserne, Treires Strasse, Aachen, used as a hospital
Photo: RC

The Koerner Kaserne

Repairing the Koerner Kaserne, Treires Strasse, Aachen, used as a hospital
Photo: RC

Repairing The Koerner Kaserne

1269th Engineers cross the Rhine River on bridge built by the 85th Engineers
Photo: TE

Engineers cross the Rhine River

Jimmy Lee in Aschaffenburg, Germany, June 24, 1945
Photo: JL

Jimmy Lee in Aschaffenburg

Jimmy Lee with three comrades in Aschaffenburg, Germany. Left to right: James Powers, Jimmie Lee, ??, ??
Photo: JL

Jimmy Lee with three comrades in Aschaffenburg

Jimmy Lee, second from right in back, with three comrades in Aschaffenburg, Germany
Photo: JL

Jimmy Lee with three comrades in Aschaffenburg

Jimmy Lee, right, with a comrade in Aschaffenburg, Germany
Photo: JL

Jimmy Lee with a comrade in Aschaffenburg

Comrades in Aschaffenburg, Germany
Photo: JL

Aschaffenburg

In Aschaffenburg, Germany posing for the camera
Photo: JL

Aschaffenburg

300th Reconstruction group in Germany, 1945 (click image to read names)
Photo: JL

Dan Grob VE-Day Aschaffenberg, Germany

April 10-15, 1945, Ruhr Pocket, Germany. Someone in 31A (Co. A) killed the Kaiser's roebuck and hung it from a tree (on left).
Photo: AS

Someone in 31A killed the Kaisers roebuck

April 10-15, 1945 Ruhr Pocket, Germany. 88 shells hit communication company
Photo: AS

88 shells hit communication company

A postcard of Aschaffenburg, Germany, circa 1940
Photo: PR

A postcard of Aschaffenburg

A postcard message in German from Aschaffenburg, Germany circa 1940
Photo: PR

A postcard message in German from Aschaffenburg

(left to right) Cloyd Gibson and brother Glen in Aschaffenburg
Photo: JM

Cloyd Gibson and brother Glen in Aschaffenburg

Wurzburg, Germany
Photo: FN

Wurzburg, Germany

Faustino Rangel, right, at Thalmassing, Germany, 1944
Photo: CEB

Faustino Rangel at Thalmassing

Faustino Rangel (lower right) and fellow soldiers having a meal at Thalmassing, Germany, 1944
Photo: CEB

Faustino Rangel having a meal at Thalmassing

Faustino Rangel (lower left) and fellow soldiers at Thalmassing, Germany, 1944
Photo: CEB

Faustino Rangel at Thalmassing

Found on a dead German: A leather folder with photo. Note marking on photos from a bullet.
Photo: RH

Found on a dead German a leather folder with photos

Donald Ross (right, with back to camera) and cousin James Madden (Signal Corps) in Aschaffenburg, Germany, July 1945. Sgt. Ross called his cousin and asked him if he wanted to come visit as he was close by. He sent someone to go pick Jim up and bring him to Aschaffenburg. They selected one of the apartments in the picture, put the Germans out and spent the night sleeping in real beds.
Photo: PR

Aschaffenburg Germany

Ben White in Germany.
Photo: LP

Ben White in Germany

Charles Duncan with the spoils of war.
Photo: LP

Charles Duncan with the spoils of war

Louis Pellitteri with the spoils of war.
Photo: LP

Louis Pellitteri with the spoils of war

Charles Duncan (left) and Ben White in Germany with the spoils of war.
Photo: LP

Charles Duncan and Ben White in Germany with the spoils of war

Louis Pellitteri (left) and Ben White in Germany with the spoils of war.
Photo: LP

Louis Pellitteri and Ben White in Germany with the spoils of war

Raphael Cuellar at the water point they guarded in Germany.
Photo: LP

Raphael Cuellar at the water point they guarded in Germany

Raphael Cuellar (front) and Ben White in Germany.
Photo: LP

Raphael Cuellar (front) and Ben White in Germany

The German lady who cooked for the men.
Photo: LP

The German lady who cooked for the men

Typical tent living quarters for men of the 300th in Germany, 1945.
Photo: LP

Typical tent living quarters for men of the 300th

Left to right: Charles Duncan, Charles Stone, Louis Pellitteri, and Ben White with local children in Germany, 1945.
Photo: LP

Charles Duncan, Charles Stone, Lious Pelliterri, and Ben White playing with local children

Left to right: Ben White, Charles Stone, Charles Duncan, Louis Pellitteri, and Asa Bull getting a tan in Germany, 1945.
Photo: LP

Ben White, Charles Stone, Charles Duncan, Louis Pellitteri, and Asa Bull

Left to right: Charles Stone, Louis Pellitteri, Charles Duncan, Raphael Cuellar, and Asa Bull in front of their tent in Germany, 1945.
Photo: LP

Ben White, Charles Stone, Charles Duncan, Louis Pellitteri, and Asa Bull

Louis Pellitteri (front), Clyde Whitmore (middle) and Charles Tobelman (rear) doing road work in Germany.
Photo: LP

Louis Pellitteri, Cliiyde Whitmore and Charles Tobelman doing road work in Germany

Men who guarded the water point in Germany, 1945. Left to right rear: Raphael Cuellar, Louis Pellitteri, Clyde Whitmore, and Charles Duncan. Left to right front: Charles Stone, Ben White and Asa Bull.
Photo: LP

Men who guarded the water point in Germany, 1945.

Left to right rear: Melvin Lenz, Charles Stone, villager, Louis Pellitteri, Charles Tobelman, Edwin Dobbs. Left to right front: Ben White and Raphael Cuellar.
Photo: LP

Louis Pellitteri, Cliiyde Whitmore and Charles Tobelman doing road work

Front row: Raphael Cuellar (left), Edwin Dobbs, Louis Pellitteri (center), and Charles Tobelman (right) with Melvin Lenz (second row center) enjoying a snow fight with local German children in Germany.
Photo: LP

Raphael Cuellar, Louis Pellitteri, and Charles Tobelman with Melvin Lenze enjoying a snow fight with local German children

Left to right rear: Edwin Dobbs, Raphael Cuellar, and Charles Tobelman. Left to right front: Louis Pellitteri and Melvin Lenz; Germany.
Photo: LP

Raphael Cuellar, Charles Tobelman, Louis Pellitteri and Melvin Lenz

In Germany with the family they cooked for with rations. Left to right front: Edwin Dobbs, Melvin Lenz, Louis Pellitteri, and Charles Tobelman.
Photo: LP

Raphael Cuellar, Charles Tobelman, Louis Pellitteri and Melvin Lenz

48 foot Treadway Bridge constructed by Co. C over the Honne River at Menden, Germany, 15 April 1945.
Photo: RH

48 foot Treadway Bridge constructed by Co C over the Honne River