1111th Engineer Combat Group
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Will place info here about the 1111th Engineer Combat Group and the engineer Bn's under it

 

291st -Colonel Pergrin

51st - Colonel's Fraser and Yates

296th - Colonel Jack C. Jeffrey

202nd -

 

 

 

http://www.publications.usace.army.mil/Portals/76/Publications/EngineerPamphlets/EP_870-1-38.pdf

 

The 1111th Engineer Group in the Bulge

 

Army Engineers at the Battle of the Bulge - Belvior Eagle News

 

1111th Engineer Group in the Bulge: The Role of Engineers as Infantry in AirLand Battle Paperback – September 19, 2012

 

Battle of Malmedy - Battle of the Bulge Memories

 

ENGINEERS (BUILDERS AND FIGHTERS) IN THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE

 

 

7th US Corps info

 

US Army units - Battle of the Bulge

 

Lots more to follow, just getting started. Far from complete. Am doing research for a friend, so thought as I went along, would place data here....

Marion J Chard
Proud Daughter of Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek
540th Engineer Combat Regiment, 2833rd Bn, H&S Co, 4th Platoon
There's "No Bridge Too Far"
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296th's Facebook Page

 

Excerpt from a book - The Battle of the Bulge - regarding the 296th

 

Narrative for Sebastian LaBella - 296th Eng

 

Ted Knight (yes of Mary Tyler Moore fame) - 296th Engineer

 

The US Heritage and Education Center has archived material on this unit. As with any other unit, I also advise contacting NARA in Maryland too.

 

http://articles.courant.com/1998-08-12/news/9808090035_1_central-europe-battalion-war-s-end

 

1943 Troop Ship Crossings

 

DDay veterans recall invasion

 

There is an official book on this unit, but it is rare and hard to find. Bridge to Berlin

 

Interview with Joseph Civitillo by Greg Lanza for the Voices From the Second World War Oral History Project

 

From the Berlin Sentinel - occupied Germany - there is a photo of the 296th on page one

Marion J Chard
Proud Daughter of Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek
540th Engineer Combat Regiment, 2833rd Bn, H&S Co, 4th Platoon
There's "No Bridge Too Far"
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Holding the Line - pdf regarding the 51st

 

WWII Veteran Charles G. Kroen: I Was There When We Crossed the Rhine River
Marion J Chard
Proud Daughter of Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek
540th Engineer Combat Regiment, 2833rd Bn, H&S Co, 4th Platoon
There's "No Bridge Too Far"
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#4

The 284th Engineer Combat Battalion was also part of the 1111th for a while. (April '45)

 

Will place info here about the 1111th Engineer Combat Group and the engineer Bn's under it

 

291st -Colonel Pergrin

51st - Colonel's Fraser and Yates

296th - Colonel Jack C. Jeffrey

202nd -

 

 

 

http://www.publications.usace.army.mil/Portals/76/Publications/EngineerPamphlets/EP_870-1-38.pdf

 

The 1111th Engineer Group in the Bulge

 

Army Engineers at the Battle of the Bulge - Belvior Eagle News

 

1111th Engineer Group in the Bulge: The Role of Engineers as Infantry in AirLand Battle Paperback – September 19, 2012

 

Battle of Malmedy - Battle of the Bulge Memories

 

ENGINEERS (BUILDERS AND FIGHTERS) IN THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE

 

 

7th US Corps info

 

US Army units - Battle of the Bulge

 

Lots more to follow, just getting started. Far from complete. Am doing research for a friend, so thought as I went along, would place data here....

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https://www.eucmh.be/2016/12/24/51-ecb-battle-of-the-bulge-dec-1944-jan-1945/ - This is regarding the 51st 

Marion J Chard
Proud Daughter of Walter (Monday) Poniedzialek
540th Engineer Combat Regiment, 2833rd Bn, H&S Co, 4th Platoon
There's "No Bridge Too Far"
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