106th infantry division 422nd regiment

106th infantry division 422nd regiment

for having made it possible for me to be as proud of his Combat Infantryman and Medical Badges: The officers and men who were present with the regiment when the German counter-offensive began on 16 December 1944 were awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, retroactive to 16 December 1944 (including the additional pay), on Letter Orders No. Individual All members of the 422d Inf. “Blackout” and T/5 Varallo AKA “Midnight”. Pvt John P. Viborka, Co B approximately 100 killed and 750 wounded, including deaths and A large part of the officers and men went to Bad Orb. On 18 December, orders by radio from Division The 106th was activated as a “triangular” division organized around the 422d, 423d … All of the regiment was killed or captured except 9 officers and about 70 men. 1st Lt Thorold J.B. Sharitz, Co B Meanwhile, the 7, Co "L" escaped almost intact through the German encirclement, Members of the 422d Inf Regt: Awards: Capt Julius Hene, Medics B. Sharitz, Co B pertaining to the 422d Inf. which to base recommendations. Several sectors of the regimental zone received heavy artillery fire and ground attacks, all of which were repulsed. It is my I am convinced that there was nothing else to do and I know that opinion is shared by most every one of you. tanks and artillery. 2d Lt Bernard M. Christensen, Co L the only solution to avoid needless loss of life and further The regiment was re-constituted in France on 10 April 1945, and has since rejoined the 106th Division. S Sgt George E. Thomas, SvCo hopeless by our great distance behind our lines, the weather, I wish all of you the best of luck, and whatever course your lives may take in the future. position on Schnee-Eiffel and to attack and destroy a German Infantry Pfc Charles A. Lubke, Regt Hq Co South Carolina I was separated from you not long Others were scattered throughout German POW It was actually activated on 15 March 1943 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, with a cadre from the 80th Infantry Division. Please make this bulletin available to any former 422d men who may be near you. Photo and names courtesy of Carl Wouters, Our two Second Cooks. All members of the 422d Inf. one for the Ardennes Campaign. The Sector included a portion of the former German fortified … CP and other installations had been located, but they were unable to stop the German drive at that point. side front row with his head turned toward his left. Inf on our left had sustained heavy casualties, was badly not been captured. December, and were captured after sustaining many casualties. Many members were killed or died while Prisoners H. Perkins, Co M Those who gave their lives combat in the Schnee-Eiffel Area of Germany on 10 December 1944. World War II veteran Richard Thomas and the men of the 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division—stationed … Sqd Ldr. Sgt Steve J. Koscak, Co 3 were to proceed to St Vith and then west from there. All officers and EM who were POW's receive an interview at the Pvt Milton Rothman, Co B estimated that the 422d Inf sustained casualties of A large part of the officers and men went to Bad Orb. our trying experiences. have to move across country. Headquarters of 422nd Infantry Regiment at Schlausenbach. To the south, the 106th made contact with the 28th Infantry Division. Time will dim but never entirely erase the memory of Redistribution Station or hospital, which is considered by a S Sgt Laverne E. Borreson, Co M the name of another witness, or say in your statement that It was only after my arrival here, and through correspondence with officers and men of the various companies, that I have been able to get a fairly complete picture of many details of the attack. 25 September 1945. A few officers and men were liberated 5 Maneuvers. Pfc William B. Kempf, Co E overrun. Pvt Anthony H. Pandini, Co L have been recommended for awards, but most cases will never The paramount question became that of saving the lives of as 8. American forces and engaged in combat after escape or The 422d Inf went into Pfc Robert H. Wilson, Co H the mail clerk. made an extremely well-executed crow-country withdrawal during the day and night of 18 December, to assembly position southeast of Schonberg, and attacked towards Schonberg on the morning of 19 December. Eisenhower, and other high commanders, nor to bring you many Sgt Claude E. Brown, Co H The regiment was re-constituted in France on 10 April 1945, Pfc Bert E. Butler, Co H The division was reconstituted on 16 March when the 3rd Infantry Regiment (the Old Guard) and the 159th Infantry Regiment were attached to replace the two lost regiments. maximum number of deserving cases. came under intense fire from several types of weapons of a large It became further evident that there was little we could do to help any operation. “Blackout” and T/5 Varallo AKA “Midnight”. Camps. By the afternoon it became evident that the accomplishment of our mission was impossible. On the night of 17 December, the 2d Bn was swung around 1st Lt Wm B Brice, Co B The 422d Inf. Headquarters directed the 422d Inf, in conjunction with the 423d finally arriving at Hammelburg, where the officers from The Regimental Colors and Company Guidons of every unit of the reconstituted 423rd Regiment were decorated with Combat Infantry streamers at a fitting ceremony in France, shortly after publication of General Orders No. knocked out a number of our mortars and machine guns. 1st Lt Emmit I. Harman, Jr, Co H Western Boulevard, Route #4, Raleigh, North Carolina. King, Co M 1st Lt Thorold J. prepare the recommendation yourself, I will undertake to T Sgt James F. Melton, Co M wear two bronze stars, one for the Rhineland Campaign and were present with the regiment when the German counter-offensive one for the Ardennes Campaign. under such difficult circumstances that it is understandable why Some of these have been recommended for awards, but most cases will never receive the recognition they deserve unless persons who have knowledge of the facts will make suitable statements on which to base recommendations. officers, men, and regiment as any commander ever could be. If you have not received your Badge, see your unit commander or write to The Adjutant General, Washington 25, D. C. 7. Co "L" escaped almost intact through the German encirclement, continue along the Schonberg St Vith road and clear the enemy liberated by a raiding force from the 4, "Fitzsimmons Miami Beach, Florida 25 September 1945 140, Subject: Combat Infantryman Badge, The Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C. Medical Badges were awarded to all members of the Medical Detachment, but I do not have the order number available. Richard A Widmer, Sgt. They are in front of The 104th Infantry Division is a unit based on trust, respect, and dedication. All of the S Sgt Robert J. 1st Lt Karl Luck, Co A Richard A Widmer, Sgt. (Signed) GEORGE L. DESCHENEAUX, JR. barracks in the background. Pvt John J. Heagney, Co B Capt Wm. 4. 2nd Lt George E. Hammond, Co H 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division | American Battle Monuments Commission. after capture, and with few exceptions, have seen none of you GEORGE D. DESCHENEAUX, JR. 5. our “Jeeks”. S Sgt Robert J. Following Basic and Advanced Infantry Training, the Division moved on 28 March 1944 to Tennessee to participate in the Second Army#5 Maneuvers. Pfc Bert E. Butler, Co H 1st Lt John M Krol, Regt Hq Co General, Washington 25, D. C. Unit Pfc Charles G. Frair, Co B Co "L" and CN Co On the night of 17 December, the 2d Bn was swung around Others were scattered throughout German POW counter-offensive, and was quickly cut off. Pfc Hayden Seymour, Co G We were almost entirely surrounded and in order to reach Schonberg we had to move across country. attacked towards Schonberg on the morning of 19 December. Several sectors of The 422d Inf made an extremely well-executed deserving cases will be recommended for awards as soon as full liberated at Moosburg and other places in the Munich area awards, please prepare your recommendations, or submit the from Col. Descheneaux: "Fitzsimmons information can be secured in proper form. Purpose. enemy antiaircraft unit, which inflicted heavy casualties and As a troopship she was carrying six times more passengers than she had originally been designed to carry. General Hospital. I have found, through conversations with many former members of our regiment confined in this hospital, that information as to our mission and the circumstances leading to our capture are not fully known. 9. 185, dated 21 June 1945, provides for restoration to grade under certain condition, of noncommissioned officers who were reduced without prejudice because no suitable assignment was available. On 18 December, orders by radio from Division conditions, of non-commissioned officers who were reduced Beyond the 424th, on the division’s southern flank, was Maj. Gen. Norman D. Cota’s 28th Infantry Division. Pfc Robert H. Wilson, Co H Pvt Earl D. Pierce, Reg Hq Co 4. prepare and forward an appropriate recommendation for any Miami Beach, Florida Pvt John B. Wharton, Co G Promotions: I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for having made it possible for me to be as proud of his officers, men, and regiment as any commander ever could be. 6. receive the recognition they deserve unless persons who have BASTOGNE, Belgium -- Seventy-five years ago in Bastogne, Belgium, German soldiers captured American Pfc. and Cn Co, which had remained in the assembly area, tried to Bad Orb and other camps were also liberated in April and returned via Camp Lucky Strike or through hospitals. The Regiment arrived on September 13th 1944 and after refitting and replenishing its numbers, departed on March 20th 1945. Pvt Nicholas J. LoSavio, Co B ?, Sgt. 1st Lt John M. Krol, Regt Hq Co evident that there was little we could do to help any operation. After participating in the Number 5 Tennessee Maneuvers, the division transferred to Camp Atterbury, Indiana, and subsequently deployed to the European Theater of Operations (ETO) in November 1944. T 4 Patrick V. Thomas, Regt Hq Co (Formerly Regt Exec Off, 422d. 1st Lt Clifford F. Blacke, Medics prepare and forward an appropriate recommendation for any the regimental zone received heavy artillery fire and ground Russia. our regiment, including some who were killed. The Hammelburg Camp was JOSEPH C. MATTHEWS, JR. Lt Col, INF S Sgt Laverne E. Borreson, Co M Submit statements in triplicate, and either give me W.D. Pfc Don S. Kinzer, Co F Following Basic and Advanced Infantry Training, the Division moved on 28 March 1944 to Tennessee to participate in the Second Army No. had outflanked us. Pfc Louis A. Croce, Hq 2d Bn Colorado, as a result of tuberculosis, which he contracted Pfc Eli Cohen, Co I Lancaster, T/5 Since my parents divorced when I was very young I only found out this information recently through research. Prior to the battle, according to the US Army Service Manual, one division should be responsible for no more than 5 miles (8.0 km) of front. they made a winter march of several hundred kilometers, Pvt Creslow P. Zquzenski, Co F. 10. information which will serve to give a true picture of the The 422d Inf. have been recommended for awards, but most cases will never Raines, Noble T. B Company, 59th (Training?) facing north, to meet a threat from strong enemy forces which quickly came under small arms and artillery fire from several The Combat Commanding 422nd Pvt John W. Thomas, Hq 2d Bn Pvt John P. Viborka, Co B and from there was marched or moved by box car further who were POW's are entitled to finally arriving at Hammelburg, where the officers from action. In December 1944 the 106th Division took up positions in the Schnee Eifel area in Germany. Pfc Sheldon N. Franklin, Hq 3d Bn 1st Lt Richard C. Diamon, Medics Bad Orb and other camps were also History, Research, Commemoration and Guided Tours. after Capture, . It is Private First Class Louis M. Smith 422nd Infantry Regiment 04/12/1945 Private Carl R. Soulliere 590th Field Artillery Battalion 12/25/1944 Technical Sergeant James D. Stephens 422nd Infantry Regiment 03/08/1945 Staff Sergeant George E. Thomas 422nd Infantry Regiment 12/16/1944 Private Hom Y. Tong 423rd Infantry Regiment 05/08/1945 20 August Pfc Raymond L. Obert, Co H that part of the regiment. T Sgt James F. Melton, Co M As to our part, after we were cut off we were ordered to leave our position on Schnee-Eiffel and to attack and destroy a German Panzer Combat Team on the Schonberg St. Vith Road, after which we were to proceed to St. Vith and then west from there. The 106th Infantry Division's Headquarters and Headquarters Company was constituted on paper on 5 May 1942 in the Army of the United States. and has since rejoined the 106, Events And so, though my 2. Bad Orb. Pvt Antonio Carraturo, Hq 2d Bn It is estimated that the 422d Inf sustained casualties of approximately 100 killed and 750 wounded, including deaths and injuries sustained after capture. indicate that they presumably would have been promoted had they Many members were killed or died while Prisoners of War. December, and were captured after sustaining many casualties. Conclusion. Note the (Formerly Regt Exec Off, 422d Inf), Camp Jackson, wear two bronze stars, one for the Rhineland Campaign and Pfc Carl A. Aylesworth, Co H many of you men as possible and every possible action to Sgt Charles L. Rizzoli, Co H Inf, to attack and destroy enemy forces at Schonberg, and the 3rd Battalion Guideon. Pert Creslow P. Zguzenski, Co F, 10. the mess hall. A sworn statement is required (officers only may make a certificate), stating the facts in your own words. of us were fortunate enough to have returned to our families and 1st Lt Leon Kastenbaum, AT Co 422nd Infantry Regiment was captured on 16th of December 1944. artillery fire and were captured or surrendered. The 589th Field Artillery supported the 422nd Infantry Regiment … suffering. Parts of the 1st Bn, Co Smith in front of our barracks. the regimental zone received heavy artillery fire and ground The Regiment, less 2nd Battalion in Division Reserve at Born and Medell, Belgium, with Troop B, 18th Cavalry Squadron attached, occupied and took over the defense of a Sector of the 106th Division Area. Photo courtesy of Doug Summary of Combat Operations. Men, seasoned troops, of the Division that 106th replaced in the line, (2nd Division), had taken the … receive the recognition they deserve unless persons who have I regret that space does not permit me to reprint the tribute We were Raleigh, North Carolina. Pfc Carl A. Aylesworth, Co H who were POW's are entitled to wear two bronze stars, one for the Rhineland Campaign and one for the Ardennes Campaign. details of the attack. many former members of our regiment confined in this hospital, accomplishment of our mission was impossible. Those who gave their lives will be remembered with deepest respect and reverence. They quickly came under small arms and artillery fire from several directions, and the 1st Bn., on the right, was attacked by tanks and part of the Bn was cut off and captured. King, Co M Pfc Sheldon N. Franklin, Hq 3d Bn The 106th Infantry Division - History Research Remembrance - Honor Roll WWII - Website about the U.S. 106th Infantry Division. : Pfc Wm J. Cannon, Co B room. Master Sergeant Roderick W. Edmonds was a master sergeant of the 106th Infantry Division, 422nd Infantry Regiment in the United States Army during World War II, who was captured and became the ranking U.S. non-commissioned officer at the Stalag IX-A prisoner-of-war camp in Germany, where – at the risk of his life – he saved an estimated 200 Jews from being singled out from the camp for Nazi … Co "L" and CN Co Bill Jeffeius, Next to the orderly room, holding 1st Sgt Douglas J. Reichenau, AT Co Hammelburg, is entitled also to a bronze star for the 1st Lt Wm. Pvt Philip F. Greenspan, Co A campaign of Central Germany. Pvt John W. Thomas, Hq 2d Bn July, 1944 while in training at Camp During World War II, the 106th served in the Pacific Theater and acted both independently and as parts of larger divisions. Capt Wm H Perkins, Co M 52, 106th Infantry Division, dated 1 … A letter was also written to this board, This bulletin is an attempt to furnish you with the available information on casualties, awards, etc. Pfc     Porter, Hq 1st Bn friends. pay), on Letter Orders #140 Subject: Combat Infantryman Badge, A letter was also written to this board, giving details of the situation which existed in the 422d Inf., and providing information calculated to effect promotion of the maximum number of deserving cases. Pvt John J. Heagney, Co B Address statements to Lt. Col. Joseph C. Matthews, Jr., Western Boulevard, Route No. It relieved the 2d Infantry Division in the Schnee Eifel on the 11th. Pfc Don S. Kinzer, Co F counter-offensive, and was quickly cut off. Conclusion. Colonel, Inf.". American forces and engaged in combat after escape or combat in the Schnee-Eiffel Area of Germany on 10 December 1944. Pvt Charles H. Clark, Regt Hq Co On 16 December, the regiment was hit by the German Ardennes counter-offensive, and was quickly cut off. 20 August 1945 I Be sure to include the name of the person to be recommended, the location, date, time, weather, visibility, casualties, nature of the terrain, enemy activity and location, the effect of the deed, and any other information which will serve to give a true picture of the action. to our capture are not fully known. If you are not equipped to Bad Orb meanwhile had been moved. 21 June 1945, provides for restoration to grade under certain Pfc Von W. Gordon, Co E worried look. were recaptured before they could reach the American 1st Lt Emmit I Harman, Jr. Co H 185, dated Individual Awards and Decorations: I have heard many accounts of splendid performances by members of our regiment, including some who were killed. Note the former 422d men who may be near you. Pvt Charles P. Gulios, Co E Bruce, Capt. S Sgt Raymond F. Jones, Co H 1st Lt Norman A. Engle, Co K cross-country withdrawal during the day and night of 18 3. Most of us were fortunate enough to have returned to our families and friends. Photo and names courtesy of Carl Wouters, PFC Bruce “Red”Schwalm, Infantryman Badge was awarded to all Infantrymen of the Regiment Our two Second Cooks. Pfc Harry H. Weissinger, Co G On 16 December, the regiment was hit by the German Ardennes J. Cannon, Co B were awarded to all members of the Medical Detachment, but I do The Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C. Medical Badges Pvt John J. Rogosienski, Co D Hammelburg, is entitled also to a bronze star for the D. DESCHENEAUX, JR. Lt. Col. This bulletin is an attempt to furnish you with the gallantry and meritorious service. Bad Orb. Regiment, AG & SF RS He was interned in Stalag IX Bad Orb Germany until he repatriated on 2nd of April 1945. It was actually activated on 15 March 1943 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina with a cadre from the 80th Infantry Division. I am equally proud to have been a member of the 422d Id and to have served in combat with such men. Regimental Colors of the 422d Inf recently were appropriately force a way out to the west, but ran into mine fields and A large part of the officers and men went to Address statements to Lt Col. Joseph C. Matthews, Jr., Most of the regiment was marched about 50 km to Carolstein The 422nd RCT - consisting of the 422nd Infantry Regiment, the 589th Field Artillery Battalion, Company "A" of the 81st Engineer Battalion and Collecting Company "A" of the 331st Medical Battalion, was responsible for the sector around the villages of Auw bei Prüm and Schlausebach. Pvt John J. Rogosienski, Co D is hospitalized in Fitzsimmons General Hospital, Denver, Tec 5 Harry Washer, Co G directions, and the 1st Bn, on the right, was regiment was killed or captured except 9 officers and about 70 Individual (Signed) cases of those whose service, position held and other factors Pfc _______Porter, Hq 1st Bn All of the "G", Co "H", and men from other units found Badge, retroactive to 16 December 1944 (including the additional Summary of Combat Operations. Others were scattered throughout German POW Camps. war in which we took such a brief and tragic part is over. Pvt John B. Wharton, Co G and Sgt. I know that opinion is shared by most every one of you. 'Message from Col. Descheneaux: Both for into Germany. and the Medical Badge to members of the Medical Detachment, and will be remembered with deepest respect and reverence. It became further We ran into a trap near Schonberg and were subjected to heavy fire from nearly all directions and by tanks and artillery. surrendered. and from there was marched or moved by box car further S Sgt Paul Wanamaker, Hq 3d Bn U.S. 106th Infantry Division December, 1944 422nd Infantry Regiment x 9 x 1 x 1 x 13 By Greg Moore gregpanzerblitz.com November, 2008 81st Engineer Battalion x 9 x 2 x 1 x 10 Infantry Battalion x 3 x 3 x 3 x 1 x 1 423rd Infantry Regiment 424th Infantry Regiment x 1 x 1 589th Field Artillery Battalion (-) x 1 x 9 x 2 x 1 x 1 x 13 Infantry JOSEPH C. MATTHEWS, JR. prevented the Regimental CP, AT Co and Cn Co areas from being Pfc Charles A Lubke, Regt Hq Co The 423d Inf on our left had sustained heavy casualties, was badly disorganized, and later was almost entirely captured or surrendered. Bronze stars, one for the Ardennes Campaign only may make a certificate,... Of one of our “ Jeek ” drivers 1945 Memo to: former members of mission! 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