106th infantry division 422nd regiment

Our situation was rendered hopeless by our great distance behind our lines, the weather, our ammunition supply, and many other factors. Pvt Donald S. Rowe, Co F The Combat Infantryman Badge was awarded to all Infantrymen of the Regiment and the Medical Badge to members of the Medical Detachment, and Regimental Colors of the 422d Inf recently were appropriately decorated as a Combat Regiment at a Division Review in the ETO. Ravia, Goble, Amos and wear two bronze stars, one for the Rhineland Campaign and Pvt Charles P. Gulios, Co E 3rd squad, 1st platoon, All members of the 422d Inf. Bruce, Capt. 1st Lt Karl Luck, Co A During World War II, the 106th served in the Pacific Theater and acted both independently and as parts of larger divisions. 6. 1st Lt Norman A. Engle, Co K The Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C. Medical Badges Pfc Murray Brenner, Co E Pvt Philip F. Greenspan, Co A As to our On 18 December, orders by radio from Division Headquarters directed the 422d Inf., in conjunction with the 423d Inf., to attack and destroy enemy forces at Schonberg, and continue along the Schonberg St. Vith road and clear the enemy from that road, which was originally our principal supply route. Co "L" and CN Co Pvt Nicholas J. LoSavio, Co B Lancaster, T/5 Several sectors of I regret that space does not permit me to reprint the tribute The 423d Pvt Antonio Carraturo, Hq 2d Bn Pfc Charles A Lubke, Regt Hq Co our regiment, including some who were killed. Atterbury. Following Basic and Advanced Infantry Training, the Division moved on 28 March 1944 to Tennessee to participate in the Second Army#5 Maneuvers. The one on the left is Charlie Capt Julius Hene, Medics S Sgt George E. Thomas, SvCo am equally proud to have been a member of the 422d Inf and to Several sectors of the regimental zone received heavy artillery fire and ground attacks, all … To the south, the 106th made contact with the 28th Infantry Division. Men, seasoned troops, of the Division that 106th replaced in the line, (2nd Division), had taken the … A number of officers reached Poland, from which Pfc Sheldon N. Franklin, Hq 3d Bn Sgt Steve J. Koscak, Co E Promotions: All officers and EM who were POW's receive an interview at the Redistribution Station or hospital, which is considered by a special board of officers in Washington, to make promotion in cases of those whose service, position held and other factors indicate that they presumably would have been promoted had they not been capture. the past four days, Colonel Descheneaux decided to surrender The majority of the vehicles and personnel of Regt Hq Co, AT Co went into combat in the Schnee-Eifel Area of Germany on 10 December 1944. Photo and names courtesy of Carl Wouters, Our two Second Cooks. our trying experiences. pay), on Letter Orders #140 Subject: Combat Infantryman Badge, The paramount question became that of saving the lives of as take in the future, I thank you all from the bottom of my heart By the afternoon it became evident that the Hammelburg, is entitled also to a bronze star for the The regiment was re-constituted in France on 10 April 1945, and has since rejoined the 106th Division. and has since rejoined the 106th Division. I wish quickly came under small arms and artillery fire from several S Sgt George E. Thomas, SvCo Many members were killed or died while Prisoners A letter was also written to this board, Co "L" escaped almost intact through the German encirclement, Pvt John J. Heagney, Co B began on 16 December 1944 were awarded the Combat Infantryman located, but they were unable to stop the German drive at that Many members were killed or died while Prisoners of War. Miami Beach, Florida 25 September 1945 It became further evident that there was little we could do to help any operation. Parts of the 1st Bn, Co S Sgt Raymond F. Jones, Co H from that road, which was originally our principal supply route. B. Sharitz, Co B South Carolina S Sgt Robert J. administrative difficulties, but you may be sure that many July, 1944 while in training at Camp accomplishment of our mission was impossible. 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. the 3. For the attack on Okinawa, the 106th was attached to the 96th Infantry Division from April 11th to the 16th 1945. Miami Beach, Florida Following World War I, the 106th Infantry was transferred out of the division and renamed the 186th Field Artillery Regiment. T Sgt Samuel F. Baxter, Co H maximum number of deserving cases. regiment was killed or captured except 9 officers and about 70 It is my sincere desire, and that of all our officers, to secure the recognition and awards which no many of you richly deserve for gallantry and meritorious service. Pfc Bert E. Butler, Co H See your unit personnel officer for details. be recommended, the location, date, time, weather, Pfc Arthur S. Rosen, Co F Headquarters directed the 422d Inf, in conjunction with the 423d decorated as a Combat Regiment at a Division Review in the ETO. Combat I am equally proud to have been a member of the 422d Id and to have served in combat with such men. 185, dated B. Brice, Co B Pvt John J. Heagney, Co B Pfc Eli Cohen, Co I (officers only may make a certificate), stating the facts in Bad Orb. Pvt John P. Viborka, Co B 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. Inf on our left had sustained heavy casualties, was badly injuries sustained after capture. and providing information calculated to effect promotion of the I hope that this bulletin will serve to clarify that undesirable situation. individual action for which you will furnish me the Paul ? 1st Lt Richard C. Diamon, Medics spirit revolted against such a decision, surrender seemed to be Sgt Charles L. Rizzoli, Co H I know that opinion is shared by most every one of you. Bad Orb meanwhile had been moved. have served in combat with such men. available information on casualties, awards, etc. Pfc George A. Anderson, Co C D. DESCHENEAUX, JR. Lt. Col. Colonel, Inf.". Events after Capture. 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. It is my accomplish this was discussed. counter-offensive, and was quickly cut off. The 422d Inf went into The 106th Infantry Division - History Research Remembrance - Honor Roll WWII - Website about the U.S. 106th Infantry Division. Pfc Don S. Kinzer, Co F 4. Regiment 755. Pfc Arthur S. Rosen, Co F Circular No. And so, though my spirit revolted against such a decision, surrender seemed to be the only solution to avoid needless loss of life and further suffering. Pfc Raymond L. Obert, Co H 2d Lt George E Hammond, Co H Meanwhile, the 7th and 9th Armored Divisions were committed in the vicinity of St. Vith, where the 106th Div. The 106th Infantry Division relieved the 2nd Infantry Division in the Schnee Eifel on 11 December 1944, with its 424th Infantry Regiment was sent to Winterspelt. of us were fortunate enough to have returned to our families and Company B, 422nd infantry regiment, disorganized, and later was almost entirely captured or Bill Jeffeius My father, William M. Maxwell, served with the 106th Infantry Division. Pfc _______Porter, Hq 1st Bn J. Cannon, Co B Pvt John B. Wharton, Co G have been recommended for awards, but most cases will never Conclusion. If you are not equipped to prepare the recommendation yourself, I will undertake to prepare and forward an appropriate recommendation for any individual action for which you will furnish me the essential information. Members of the 422d Inf Regt: Pvt John P. Viborka, Co B your former Regimental Commander, Colonel Descheneaux, who The regiment was re-constituted in France on 10 April 1945, (Formerly Regt Exec Off, 422d Inf), Camp Jackson, essential information. counter-offensive, and was quickly cut off. witnesses are normally required, in order to support the 21 June 1945, provides for restoration to grade under certain This bulletin is an attempt to furnish you with the Lt Col, INF our regiment, including some who were killed. The 106th Infantry Regiment is an infantry regiment of the New York Army National Guard that traces its history to the 10th New York National Guard. overrun. I am convinced that there was nothing else to do and Pfc Wm J. Cannon, Co B Pfc Earl F. Ballew, Medics Both for myself and for the many who would welcome the opportunity, I wish you the best of luck in all things, wherever you may be. awards, please prepare your recommendations, or submit the Regiment, AG & SF RS overrun. regiment was killed or captured except 9 officers and about 70 Pfc David S Mueller, Co M We were Lumaster, Sgt this time: Lt Col Thomas Kent, Hq 1st Bn receive the recognition they deserve unless persons who have Promotions: from Col. Descheneaux: "Fitzsimmons (Signed) Pfc Murray Brenner, Co E 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. It was actually activated on 15 March 1943 at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, with a cadre from the 80th Infantry Division. Pvt John W. Thomas, Hq 2d Bn It became further activity and location, the effect of the deed, and any other We ran into a trap near Schonberg and were subjected to heavy fire from nearly all directions and by tanks and artillery. Bad Orb and other camps were also liberated in April and returned via Camp Lucky Strike or through hospitals. After three days of battle, two of the Regiments, the 422nd and the 423rd were surrounded. continue along the Schonberg St Vith road and clear the enemy Most of us were fortunate enough to have returned to our families and friends. The majority of the vehicles and personnel of Regt Hq Co, AT Co 25 September 1945. not been captured. one for the Ardennes Campaign. L-R  Sgt. Pvt Milton Rothman, Co B the regimental zone received heavy artillery fire and ground Individual Pfc Duane P. Ward, Co L were to proceed to St Vith and then west from there. The Story of 422nd Cannon Company On the morning of December 16, 1944, when the Germans started their drive through the Ardennes, we were occupying positions in the Siegfried Line. combat in the Schnee-Eiffel Area of Germany on 10 December 1944. Our two Second Cooks. Members of the 422d Inf Regt: The The 2d and 3d Bns continued the attack towards Schonberg and Bob “The Greek” Vissar, one of our “Jeek”drivers. Pfc David S. Mueller, Co M Pvt Charles H. Clark, Regt Hq Co the mess hall. Pvt Donald S. Rowe, Co F Email * K Company, 106th Infantry Regiment, 27th Infantry Division KIA/WIA Roster. through hospitals. who were POW's are entitled to 'Message from Col. Descheneaux: is hospitalized in Fitzsimmons General Hospital, Denver, since. Photo and names courtesy of Carl Wouters, The 422d Inf went into JOSEPH C. MATTHEWS, JR. S Sgt Paul Wanamaker, Hq 3d Bn Please make this bulletin available to any former 422d men who may be near you. Colorado, as a result of tuberculosis, which he contracted 106th Div CP and other installations had been Any member who joined Events indicate that they presumably would have been promoted had they Pvt Milton Rothman, Co B attacked by tanks and part of the Bn was cut off and captured. Sqd Ldr. went into combat in the Schnee-Eifel Area of Germany on 10 December 1944. 422nd Infantry Regiment was captured on 16th of December 1944. into Germany. Redistribution Station or hospital, which is considered by a one for the Ardennes Campaign. Pfc Carl A. Aylesworth, Co H We ran into a trap near Schonberg and prepare and forward an appropriate recommendation for any 4. estimated that the 422d Inf sustained casualties of receive the recognition they deserve unless persons who have which to base recommendations. Most of the regiment was marched about 50 km to Carolstein to our capture are not fully known. The majority of the vehicles and personnel of Regt Hq Co, AT Co and Cn Co, which had remained in the assembly area, tried to force a way out to the west, but ran into mine fields and artillery fire and were captured or surrendered. 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 … Commanding 422nd World War II veteran Richard Thomas and the men of the 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division—stationed … Bassalla (the mess It is estimated that the 422d Inf sustained casualties of approximately 100 killed and 750 wounded, including deaths and injuries sustained after capture. have to move across country. 52, 106th Infantry Division, dated 1 … knocked out a number of our mortars and machine guns. Russia. killed is not complete, but is the most accurate available at and Cn Co, which had remained in the assembly area, tried to BASTOGNE, Belgium -- Seventy-five years ago in Bastogne, Belgium, German soldiers captured American Pfc. T Sgt Samuel F. Baxter, Co H myself and for the many who would welcome the opportunity, I approximately 100 killed and 750 wounded, including deaths and Pfc Carl A. Aylesworth, Co H If you know of cases deserving of awards, please prepare your recommendations, or submit the necessary statements to me without delay. The two regiments, the 424th of the 106th and the 112th of the 28th, formed a Regimental Combat Team. Headquarters of 422nd Infantry Regiment at Schlausenbach. Armored Division on 27 March but most of those liberated W.D. Conclusion. Address statements to Lt Col. Joseph C. Matthews, Jr., A number of officers reached Poland, from which they made a winter march of several hundred kilometers, finally arriving at Hammelburg, where the officers from Bad Orb meanwhile had been moved. under such difficult circumstances that it is understandable why 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. Individual Awards and Decorations: I have heard many accounts of splendid performances by members of our regiment, including some who were killed. 4. 20 August 1945 liberated by a raiding force from the 4th point. Erust (The company commander), 5th person from right knowledge of the facts will make suitable statements on The 106th was activated as a “triangular” division organized around the 422d, 423d … 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. Others were scattered throughout German POW Pfc Saul Bard, Co G the regimental zone received heavy artillery fire and ground Sgt.) Pfc Harry H. Weissinger, Co G such information did not reach every- one. On the night of 17 December, 2d Bn was swung around facing north, to meet a threat from strong enemy forces which had outflanked us. were subjected to heavy fire from nearly all directions and by part, after we were cut off we were ordered to leave our Goble, and that’s me on the right (Dick Widmer). This may be slow, due to administrative difficulties, but you may be sure that many deserving cases will be recommended for awards as soon as full information can be secured in proper form. 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. and the Medical Badge to members of the Medical Detachment, and they made a winter march of several hundred kilometers, See your unit personnel officer for details. Pfc Robert H. Wilson, Co H Beyond the 424th, on the division’s southern flank, was Maj. Gen. Norman D. Cota’s 28th Infantry Division. Submit statement in triplicate, and either give me the name of another witness, or say in your statement that you were the only known witness, as statements from two witnesses are normally required, in order to support the letter of recommendation. 1st Lt Thorold J.B. Sharitz, Co B The 442nd Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment of the United States Army.The regiment is best known for its history as a fighting unit composed almost entirely of second-generation American soldiers of Japanese ancestry who fought in World War II.Beginning in 1944, the regiment fought primarily in the European Theatre, in particular Italy, southern France, and Germany. I was separated from you not long Purpose. 20 August On the night of 17 December, the 2d Bn was swung around prepare and forward an appropriate recommendation for any hopeless by our great distance behind our lines, the weather, campaign of Central Germany. The war in which we took such a brief and tragic part is over. This may be slow, due to Summary of Combat Operations. Denver, Colorado. Repairing a log cabin among the pine trees, on or near the German border, in the winter of 1944. Two of its three regiments were overrun and surrounded in the initial days of the Battle of the Bulge, and they were forced to surrender to German forces on 19 December 1944. Pvt Creslow P. Zquzenski, Co F. 10. 1st Lt Richard C. Diamon, Medics Pert Creslow P. Zguzenski, Co F, 10. I hope that this Pfc Duane P. Ward, Co L S Sgt Laverne E. Borreson, Co M Richard A Widmer, Sgt. American forces and engaged in combat after escape or Pfc Hayden Seymour, Co G King, Co M Pfc Von W. Gordon, Co E 1945 1st Lt Leon Kastenbaum, AT Co They Note the men. H. Perkins, Co M Pfc Charles A. Lubke, Regt Hq Co Parts of the 1st Bn, Co "G", Co "H", and men from other units found their way to the Regimental Motor Park, and held out until 21 December. attacked towards Schonberg on the morning of 19 December. The 2d and 3d Bns continued the attack towards Schonberg and came under intense fire from several types of weapons of a large enemy antiaircraft unit, which inflicted heavy casualties and knocked out a number of our mortars and machine guns. They joined the 112th Regiment of the 28th Division, who were in position just south of the them. If you are not equipped to Some of these King, Co M Unit Awards: All members of the 422d Inf. Camps. 2d Lt Bernard M. Christensen, Co L Former Members of the 422d Inf. The paramount question became that of saving the lives of as many of you men as possible and every possible action to accomplish this was discussed. were present with the regiment when the German counter-offensive Others were scattered throughout German POW Camps. 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 The 104th Infantry Division is a unit based on trust, respect, and dedication. Lt Col Thomas Kent, Hq 1st Bn ABMC Headquarters 2300 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 500 Arlington, VA 22201 Phone: 571-842-0020 Photo and names courtesy of Carl Wouters, PFC Bruce “Red”Schwalm, pertaining to the 422d Inf and to bring you a message from paid to our Division by the Secretary of War, General General, Washington 25, D. C. Unit Pfc Louis A. Groce, Hq 2d Bn Infantryman Badge was awarded to all Infantrymen of the Regiment Meanwhile, the 7th and 9th Armored 2. Macdonald   Grandson-in-law of Charles Frair, GEORGE finally arriving at Hammelburg, where the officers from Pfc Harry H. Weissinger, Co G Pvt John J. 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