Saul Collection ddr-densho-22

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Hotel Krone in Donauworth, Germany (ddr-densho-22-26)
img Hotel Krone in Donauworth, Germany (ddr-densho-22-26)
Caption in album: "Hotel Krone. Shortly after the war here in Nonauworth in Bayern County Germany in the Hotel Krone we lived patroling the town by the headquarters [?] for almost half a year."
Lt. Col. Baya M. Harrison (ddr-densho-22-27)
img Lt. Col. Baya M. Harrison (ddr-densho-22-27)
Caption in album: "LT. Col. Baya M. Harrison / A practicing lawyer in civilian life. / 522md Bn C.O."
442nd Regimental Combat Team plaque (ddr-densho-22-28)
img 442nd Regimental Combat Team plaque (ddr-densho-22-28)
Caption in album: "This plaque was presented to the 442nd for their rescue of the Lost Battalion of World War II."
442nd soldiers in chow line (ddr-densho-22-29)
img 442nd soldiers in chow line (ddr-densho-22-29)
Caption in album: "At times during the war we were lucky to have U.S.O. units come up to entertain us. We saw little fun as 7 days a week 24 hours a day we were on the go with little rest. Here a U.S.O. troupe forms a chow dish out line as we get our few …
Lister bag (ddr-densho-22-30)
img Lister bag (ddr-densho-22-30)
Caption in album: "Here is a lister bag where all water is treated before you drink. Halazone tablets we used during the war. In more permanent positions these bags are set up. You absolutely do not drink untreated water."
442nd soldiers cooking C rations (ddr-densho-22-31)
img 442nd soldiers cooking C rations (ddr-densho-22-31)
Caption in album: "At times chow wasn't so good as we got our share of 'C' rations most often. Breakfast, dinner, supper day after day. But when you work hard you get hungry and when you are hungry you can eat anything. Here we heat up a C ration in our mess gear. On the rear …
Picking fruit in a tree (ddr-densho-22-32)
img Picking fruit in a tree (ddr-densho-22-32)
Caption in album: "As spring came and summer and leaves bloomed on trees we waited and saw some trees later bear fruit. This is the only kind of fresh fruit we ever got during the war. For fresh vegetables we traded cigarettes with some German farmer. [?] are made vegetable stew or broth without meat."
442nd soldiers cleaning up after a meal (ddr-densho-22-33)
img 442nd soldiers cleaning up after a meal (ddr-densho-22-33)
Caption in album: "After the chow we wash our own meal cans. Our mess gear is made up of canteen cup, meal can, knife, fork and spoon. The heated water heated by kerosene burners set up by the mess crew. Each Battery has a mess crew each feeding about 1[?]5 men."
A plane next to the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-34)
img A plane next to the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-34)
Caption in album: "Some sections of the German super highway called the Auto Bahn [sic]. The highway was very equal to some of the U.S. double high speed roads."
View down the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-35)
img View down the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-35)
Caption in album: "Just after the war the Auto Bahn [sic] was mainly an army road but a few civilian cars was seen used by some forces. Here is pictured the mid section with trees which was laid across road to blockade the highway as the Germans made their retreat."
The Headquarter Battery on the move (ddr-densho-22-36)
img The Headquarter Battery on the move (ddr-densho-22-36)
Caption in album: "On the move of location we are on a 'road march.' Here is the Headquarter Battery on move."
Break on the 'road march' (ddr-densho-22-37)
img Break on the 'road march' (ddr-densho-22-37)
Caption in album: "On the 'road march' we take some interval stops for the 'P' call.
Disabled German plane on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-38)
img Disabled German plane on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-38)
Caption in album: "Between Munich - Augsburg the highway used as runways many German planes could be seen on the side most disabled."
Disabled German plane on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-39)
img Disabled German plane on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-39)
Caption in album: "On the Auto Bahn [sic] between Munich to Augsburg many sections were used for airports and planes hid in the trees of the along the road forests."
Military battalion taking a break on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-40)
img Military battalion taking a break on the Autobahn (ddr-densho-22-40)
Caption in album: "On the Auto Bahn [sic] taking '10' a breather. A machine gun mount can be seen in the open weapon carrier used in cases of a strafing where German planes attack from above. In caravans are jeeps, 4x4, 4x6, 6x6, command car, [?], half tracks. In a battalion we had about 600 men …
442nd snowed in (ddr-densho-22-41)
img 442nd snowed in (ddr-densho-22-41)
Caption in album: "In 1945 about March we had a sudden cold spell. In March during the cold spell we had a snow storm. The snow brought on other difficulties. As we were on the final drive of the war."
Trees covered in snow (ddr-densho-22-42)
img Trees covered in snow (ddr-densho-22-42)
Caption in album: "Snow makes a nice picture on trees. This just after a dry snow fall."
Home used by the 442nd radio section (ddr-densho-22-43)
img Home used by the 442nd radio section (ddr-densho-22-43)
Caption in album: "This house we had the radion section in the second floor. A farm town where we had a position. The home we used as it is the most unlikely target the retreating German Army artillery will fire upon."
442nd snowed in (ddr-densho-22-44)
img 442nd snowed in (ddr-densho-22-44)
Caption in album: "Snow is inocent [sic] and has beauty but it acts also as a blanket or carpet. A carpet covers many things. Such as mines and obstacles. It also made roads impossible as roads on mountain sides have snow drifts, slides and snow blockades. We had to make detours. As snow melts there is …
442nd snowed in (ddr-densho-22-45)
img 442nd snowed in (ddr-densho-22-45)
Caption in album: "Snow is inocent [sic] and has beauty but it acts also as a blanket or carpet. A carpet covers many things. Such as mines and obstacles. It also made roads impossible as roads on mountain sides have snow drifts, slides and snow blockades. We had to make detours. As snow melts there is …

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