Bridge Over the Rhine River - Vada - Goodwin's Engineers
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Bridge Over the Rhine River - Color drawing by Vada - Goodwin's Engineers

 

I was recently contacted by a gentleman who lives in Middletown, New York. This caught his eye and he purchased it. He is very curious (and so am I) to the history behind this drawing.

 

Lot of clues in it. Men's names, "Goodwin's Engineers", etc., etc.

 

 

He is really hoping to find the family of the man who drew this. So if anyone has any ideas regarding this quest, please get in touch with us.

 

 

Dear Marion,

 

I am VERY excited to make contact with you! Attached, please find an image of the artwork described in my previous messages. There are many clues here; hopefully enough to figure out how to contact Mr. Vada’s family.

 

Notice the frog man flippers Bob is wearing, and the boat has Razic written on it. I don’t know if that is a first or last name. The best clue might be Goodwin’s Engineers. This is what led me to you.

 

It appears to be pen, colored pencil, and maybe some watercolor (not positive about that). The goal is to reunite this with the family.

 

My contact info is below. I will call you tonight.

 

Thanks!

 

Best regards,

 

Carl Baker

 

Bridge Over Rhine River - sent by Carl Baker.pdf



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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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I am sending to the Army Corps of Engineers, Office of History, today too.

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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#3

Intriguing. . . .

Maj Todd O. USMC, Retired
Grandson of LTC John O'Brien
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#4

Hope we get lucky.

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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Unfortunately, haven't heard anything yet.

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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