393rd Infantry Regiment in review - 99th US Inf Div

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 14, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

You are bidding on a copy of the "393rd INFANTRY IN REVIEW". The 393rd Infantry Regiment was a regiment of the 99th US Infantry Division, known as the "Checkerboard". They got their nickname of "Battle Babies" during the "Battle of the Bulge" in 1944. The book you are bidding on, was edited in 1946 shortly after the war. It was compiled by Ernest W. Fritz in Lohr, Germany and photographed by John Rogers, Jr. , published in Salt Lake City, Utah, by Robert E. Freed. Robert E. Freed was the secretary of the "Historical Association 393rd Infantry Regiment".

This book is a colored copy of the original one . It means that only the cover and the rear are in color, as you can see on the pictures. It is bound by modern plastic rings. It contains information on the training in the Camps Maxey, Van Dorn and Myles Standish before being transported overseas to Europe, UK.

You will find photographs and drawn maps of the tactical situations during the "Battle of the Bulge" in the twin villages of Rocherath and Krinkelt and the withdrawal to Elsenborn. The whole campaign in Europe is depicted like the crossing of the "Rhine River" near Remagen, Germany in march 1945.

Size: Length: 17.5" - Width: 11"

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