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      The Forum is back!!!!   05/11/17

      Oh my gosh, can't tell you what a relief it is to have our forum back. I am simply beside myself with joy! Many of you know, but just as many do not, that I experienced a severe server crash, two weeks ago today. I therefore "temporarily lost" ALL my websites, including the VI Corps main site, this forum, No Bridge Too Far, the VI Corps Jukebox and more than a dozen client sites... Without going into all the gory details, I had to purchase a new server, then start all over from scratch. I did have backups of all the sites, but it's been a real ordeal setting up the server, then one by one, reinstalling each site. I'm almost there, but still have a ways to go, but just got the forum back online, on May 11, 2017 at 12:22. I'm hoping to have the VI Corps main site back by the weekend.  And yes, I am aware of several minor problems, including the fact that if you hit the HOME button, it takes you to a "screwy" page. What's up with that??? And I'm also aware that you cannot pull up the emoticons, etc. Working away to try and get these bugs, sorted out! 

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  1. Hi Marion, Thanks for uploading them. They look great. 24th Arm'd, Thanks for the comment. Glad you like them. Scott
  2. Hello, I have been trying to get info from NARA on my grandfathers records but still have not gotten anything yet. I have some photos of him in Germany and Belguim. Here are a couple of photos. In the first one, my grandfather is on the left. Hope you like. Scott
  3. Hello everybody, I have been researching my grandfather's military service history and found a history of the 1262nd ECB. I thought it would be appropriate to post it. Enjoy. Thanks. Scott 20120719122826465.pdf
  4. Marion, I just picked this up for $4 at Half Price Books. Just started reading. Very interesting reading so far.
  5. Hello Marion and Christoph, Thanks for checking. Patchman
  6. Hi Marion, Thanks for the links. I have seen several of them and they do contain a lot of good information. I am waiting on a package from the Eisenhower Library on the 1262nd. I have also sent a request to the Corps of Engineers to see if they have any data. My dad has some pictures of my grandfather from Germany he will be sending me. I will post them as soon as I can get them scanned. I am slowly getting some of the puzzle pieces into place. Thanks again for the help. Patchman
  7. Hello, I have some patches from my grandfather and I cannot id. Any help is appreciated. Thanks. Patchman
  8. Hello everybody, I am researching my grandfather's WW2 history but I have very limited information. I do have his discharge papers and I know he was with the 1262nd CEB, Co B and was shipped to ETO on Oct. 29, 1944 and arrived on Nov. 9th, 1944. His unit was originally assigned to the 1st Army and later to Patton's 3rd Army. I have requested his military file from NARA and have some information coming on the 1262nd. I would like to know what he did in ETO and see any photos. Thank you in advance for your help. Patchman