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#1 EngineerReenactor

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Posted 09 February 2011 - 07:54 PM

I'm researching the 291st ECB and I'm Looking for the Unit Roster. Ive already reserved information on the 291st form the National Archives. Ive also read First Across the Rhine, Engineering the Victory,The Corps of Engineers: The War Against Germany And I reserved a copy of The Damned Engineers.


If Anyone can help Me I would really appreciate.
Matthew Akers
596th Airborne Engineer Company / 517th PRCT
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Posted 09 February 2011 - 08:32 PM

Dear Matt:

Let's see what I can come up with...

I have a few names in my contact list, and will send you their email addresses via a PM on the forum. You can then contact them, and see if anyone has a roster. Wouldn't that be great?

I have a two signed books by the Colonel, and had the pleasure to speak with him on the telephone, a few years back. He is quite a man. It's been quite a while since our last correspondence, and he was moved to a nursing home. You can try writing to him. Let me know if anything transpires.

Colonel David Pergrin
3 Bridle Rd. Shrewsbury, Pa. 17361-1339

If you have no luck regarding the roster after talking with the list of people I am going to send you this afternoon, then I would try contacting the Army Corps of Engineer's Office of History, to see what they have. Their address is listed in the Research section of our forum. Let me know if you have any questions.



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Posted 12 April 2011 - 11:59 PM

Dear Matt:

Let's see what I can come up with...

I have a few names in my contact list, and will send you their email addresses via a PM on the forum. You can then contact them, and see if anyone has a roster. Wouldn't that be great?

I have a two signed books by the Colonel, and had the pleasure to speak with him on the telephone, a few years back. He is quite a man. It's been quite a while since our last correspondence, and he was moved to a nursing home. You can try writing to him. Let me know if anything transpires.

Colonel David Pergrin
3 Bridle Rd. Shrewsbury, Pa. 17361-1339

If you have no luck regarding the roster after talking with the list of people I am going to send you this afternoon, then I would try contacting the Army Corps of Engineer's Office of History, to see what they have. Their address is listed in the Research section of our forum. Let me know if you have any questions.



Thanks!
Matthew Akers
596th Airborne Engineer Company / 517th PRCT
291st Engineer Combat Battalion

I am the Queen of battle. I am the Infantry. Follow me... ...As soon as the Engineers clear the way.

http://www.battlingbuzzards.org/pb/wp_40e2...p_40e22f0e.html

http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-596th-Ai...64093059?v=wall

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Posted 21 April 2012 - 03:26 PM

I can tell you that my father, George Donaldson was a member of the 291st as was a friend of his I only know by the nickname "Bucky".
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 09:14 AM

Just so everyone knows, Col Pergrin has passed away. So has Tina's father George. Please see this post... :mellow:

http://www.6thcorpsc...?showtopic=7555
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