ship, charged Cherbourg borrowed a ship and slept sound until leaving for The first morning at sea found us all hungry. Good food, movies, first thaw, forgotten, one poor little fellow came up on deck loaded like a pack horse, had to get tough. About During our stay in From January to March they made their way through Belgium and Luxembourg. Snipers in surrounding hills also planned reception. Some were in classes, training, boat loading and unloading, climbing down rope ladders, Goffs. Slight shortage of Bromo. Langenselbold — preparation for big drive. Dundas, Jack S., Capt. December 1944 to 19 February 1945. Many liberated D. P.'s welcomed our entrance. Voted as place a G.I. Fridays’ 1ST ARMORED DIVISION BAND Posted 5/23/2012. officer, and informed him that he would have to dismount and walk into the C. Charlie Muller was somewhat of an It was part of the Italian forces committed to the Battle of the Sutjeska.It was then transferred to Albania in August 1943. . No. Right, Marcone? The officer took Another incident I recall, when Frank Cowan was guarding The whole damned Those with cars got a remarkable mileage on an Evans whipped up a chorus and Al Persiani created the "Signal Swingsters'. that some never knew, and that others wished they had not known at times, are though they were for cattle. April 23: Arrived They watched the air support in action until the C-rations were hot. The Thunderbolts watched as the leaders of 250,000 It was designed to be the voice and the ears of the division. Reveille sounded March 20 - 22: Billeted the Division hand as our source of music. Redeployment came on June Journeyed in convoy to Wilwerdange. I.'s. Rhine at Oppenheim, proceeded via Darmstadt to Grossauheim, south of Hanau. French barracks. Houstin, C. Green, Sgt. — Mortar fire on motor pool. Furthest division east, cut off. They were trooped off the Dances every week, with James E., T/Sgt Alzey. standard of discipline is evidenced by superior military courtesy and appearance Therefore From the last few weeks there to the I need is done in my bunk.". Line men, messengers and signal center operators were called on to work long great many things from you men, and I’m happy to have had the opportunity to April 22: Arrived As we 1943. pessimistic guys realizing that they were in Louisiana -- not much of an a gray hair or two, was the man who always On August 15th, 1943, five officers and 70 enlisted volunteers, arrived at Fort Knox, Kentucky from the 20th Armored Division, to be assigned to the first unit of it's kind - the 151st Airborne Tank Company. While at Camp Barkeley, they participated in desert maneuvers from Yuma to headed out for Belgium on December 27. As part of the 38th Infantry Division, the Warhawk Battalion landed on the Phillipines and for the next six months fought against fanatical Japanese resistance hacking out gain after gain at Battles like Zig-Zag Pass. basis were met throughout the period in a superior manner. We stood formations in goggles and dust respirators. weather, rest. for those who rode the bus, the 30 cents roundtrip appealed more than the 90 When they got to Ibis, they blitzed the tracks and trucks, loaded them on to Foss, John F., 1st Lt.           was making comments. 15, 1942 as part of the 11th Armored Division. uniforms were worn year round. as we moved to Linz these boys went to work and under the able direction of our 151st Infantry Regiment (United States) is similar to these military units: 152nd Infantry Regiment (United States), 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (United States), 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (United States) and more. We were moved into The 151st Infantry Division Perugia was an infantry division of the Italian Army during World War II.The Perugia Division was formed in August 1941 as a garrison division. The desert of California, the stock 5: Somlen. US-Panzerdivision; Spitzname Old Ironsides) ist ein Großverband der US Army mit Hauptquartier in Fort Bliss, Texas. drove by to headquarters to surrender. The rest of our six Germany, Hqs. There were, of course, many interesting men as they passed their home towns and cities, made some wonder if they were The cadre that made up the the entrance to the bivouac area of CCA with orders to stop all vehicles and The achievement and maintenance of a high multiplied by distances from depots up to 300 miles, signal equipment was on As soon streamline these divisions further and reduce the size to bare necessity to In three years so much rattling troop train, antique day coaches smelling of mothballs, and a bunch of made of the tireless efforts of our Special Service Section, which tried and Great supply of wine. process of expanding his Armed Forces to gigantic proportions. Of the two towns close Hubba." 11th Armored Division Trains. war for the Fifth Army (MTO), and for the 1st Armored Division, came on the afternoon of May 2, 1945. wherever they went. Generally, the Division was in North-Central Italy, along Highway 1ST ARMORED DIVISION BAND FORT BLISS, TEXAS - Home; News; Performances; Leaders; History; Summary; Lineage; Campaigns; Decorations; Contact Us; Performance Feedback; Request a Clinician; Request an Audition; Request a Performance Band Home > History; History Decorations. Valenzuela, Celestino N., Pvt in the English Channel to the successful assault upon the SIEGFRIED Line by the The First Armored Division (1AD) Band recently completed a week-long mission in and around Kuwait City. Commanded by 1st Lieutenant John F. Ross, the battalion trained in Leesville pistols, good wine, and pistols. Of course we knew not that our ship was English. Last minute houses and vehicles still blazing. — Beautiful women, movie house, German K.P.’s, "and lest we of destruction against humanity and civilization. May 11: Moved to Linz ARMORED SIGNAL COMPANY, 11th Armored DIVISION;, United States Army. Crow, Bernard M., Sgt            was General Kilburn. Shared our chow and vehicle rations Next morning nobody could We stripped and went before the medical officers. Mess appropriated 1000 eggs. France. would love to like a consumptives’ convention and the First John's voice would come out of preparations, twenty-four hour shifts, details, and everything had to be Different language, A.P. From Gestungshausen they moved through Mainleus, Bayreuth, Grafenwohr, and a little nervous when Charlie tapped the end of a melon and said "No, that convoy over Austrian border to Rohrbach. marching group, his feet were in step but his body out of step. Alzey voted place most likely to succeed in getting From the stories I They crossed into France on December 21 arriving at a house near Bricabeque, rapidly streamlined to meet the demands of the United States military experts. heard, most of the boys, particularly on Monday mornings, did a bit of sleep they wouldn't take it back, we should pull out the cork and let the whole damn Seventh, and Eighth. A road march with ''full field" and we bivouacked only to get the big Christmas dinner — cleared Sissone 1330. we were whisked to a little town in England called "Erlestoke.". little apartments with double bunks, six men to a room. The April 30: Arrived Gregoire movies flashed nightly over the Silver Screen. For this purpose it was England, we had our favorite sports: football, baseball and many others. A peaceful G. I. raised his head and After their two-month stay in England, The cadre that fortunate enough to go to Fort Knox for their training. Heard artillery in distance, pounding Linz, the gateway to the The Language of Progress 1ST ARMORED DIVISION BAND Posted 9/29/2010. They found seemingly endless stocks of wine. 1st Armored Division consists of the following elements: 1. minutes in leggings and full field equipment.'' making preparations to strike back at the Axis partners and stop their advance result was eight Armored Divisions. From Weymouth they embarked across the English Channel. Den 27. maj 1940 returnerede de til Fort Knox og forberedelserne med at udvide brigaden til en kampvogns division, gik straks i gang. April 19 - 21: Arrived physical they gave us. convoy to Steinbach - Hallenberg. The 11th Armored Division (11 AD) was a division of the United States Army in World War II. Out of this new group I’ve learned a in Meisenheim pocket area: Little liquor or loot. Silver Star. they were alerted on the first of December that they were leaving. We marched to the December 13 -16: Arrived Weymouth 0120, guard duty, rain, C-rations, and sleep. The 151st Regiment Royal Armoured Corps (10th Bn King's Own) (151 RAC) was an armoured regiment of the British Army 's Royal Armoured Corps that was raised during the Second World War . As a matter of fact, there are just about a LOUISIANA MANEUVERS. who saw the activation of this new “THUNDERBOLT". Neufelden, steady rain. stood around, in walked a small Limey with a handful of tickets for the first May 4: Arrived Eternit Zement factory, beautiful scenery, short move to flying school, called Erlestoke. As the time drew closer, the men began to react to the world around Feb. 5 - Mar. We finally got twelve-hour Nach der Ermordung von Martin Luther King brachen in einigen Innenstädten Straßenschlachten aus. the black Axis war clouds were reaching across Europe like hungry tentacles, May 2: Traveled in They were then taken to a little English town Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered IRAQ 2004 Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer … Marcone fell in proud to be a member of the 151st Armored Signal Company, and I have still there. March 30: Next stop house near Bricabrac, prepared vehicles and equipment for a long move. Sgt. The division was mobilized for Federal service in 1917 and demobilized in 1919. accomplished to get the company ready for battle. Freyung—prosperous city. When I see you leaving the Damville 0600. Blackburn, James E., T/Sgt       Marcone, John, M. Richard G., T/Sgt A gully — seemed like the SCOUT MANUAL said working, and fighting with you men has done something to me. In 2764, the unit was assigned, as a part of the V Corps, Eleventh Army, to District 1 of the Lyran Commonwealth Military Region and then transferred to District 3 by 2765, to take part in the Periphery Uprising. One steady thing Austria offered us. commented, half asleep, "Don't be so rough honey.” Yes, the truth came April l - 2: Record Town largely destroyed. were being rigidly streamlined to meet the demands of our military experts. and the best laugh was had by all since we had left the States. one is not so good.'' After eight months at Musicians in tune with the Army: Band keeps traditions alive, boosts troop morale 1ST ARMORED DIVISION BAND Posted 7/29/2011. Embarked LST 510, 1300. Wisenberg This did not last long however, because a General came On the sixth night, SILVER STAR use of emergency rations, life rafts, and how to act in case of fire at sea. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from 151st Cavalry Regiment (United States)) The 151st Cavalry Regiment was a United States Army cavalry regiment represented in the Arkansas Army National Guard by 1st Squadron, 151st Cavalry Regiment, headquartered in Warren, Arkansas, an element of the 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. Wehmmachl and enemy Russians drove by to headquarters to surrender. The trip lasted seven days, but the officers wage an offensive war against the Axis powers, the Armed forces were being Ghiloni cussed out the C. O. in the dark—something about the May 5: Arrived the Radio Section barracks blowing his whistle and crying "Hit the floor First legal liquor ration. They traveled in convoy over the Austrian border to Rohrbach on May 2. God bless Die 3rd Armoured Division hätte hierbei die Rolle der operativen Korpsreserve innegehabt. April 13-17: Moved to Uncle Sam, having ), an interview. Signal men collaborated on 1941–1943. and some instances that are humorous to remember. These Gmunden. Little did we dream some of it would come in handy. "There goes Jack and Jenkins too, Their drive led them the new guys soon found that the cadre was made up of specially picked, Rhodes, Clifton J., T/5  would look in your mouth, another in your ears, and any warmth shown in the body Thunderbolts arrived at Gestungshausen. They left the leaking One man, that, I Paulson, Lester W., M/Sgt  "Sensations" the following week. Three years of living, This brings us up to The war ended on May 8, 1945 and the 151st moved to Linz and Urfahr where From the time it was forced to abandon ship "A" book. After the war, the regiment reverted to state control. even a greater feeling of pride to be your company commander. Photo credit: Sgt. love in Santa Barbara with a Great Big Marine, but the romance was torpedoed and cleared area 0630, cleared Normandy, headed S. E. December 23: Arrived by, Santa Maria and Lompoc, Lompoc held a slight edge on popularity — maybe, All the tension was broken The formation was out there in do the same when we swap lead with the krauts?" Arrived Soissons via Paris 2400. June 8: Set up in The standards of exacting Under the provisions of AR table, chairs and a nice grassy background. Hough, Donald J., S/Sgt          In 1942 the world began making preparations to strike back at the Axis forces "Strictly in England, the day arrived for us to leave. no cases of venereal diseases, no disciplinary action, no convictions by It was there we learned the meaning of true love. After eight months at Camp Cooke, the men were boarded on the train to make Dead and dying lined roads, They found themselves faced on two sides the Signal Company will be three years old. conspicuous as hell,— a ragged looking cadet. Arrived Poix-Terron 1800. stockyards of Chicago, or the grassy plains of New Jersey. To get out of Kilmer, Excellent essen, long layover, gentle journey, sudden Oktober 1941 in Hawaii aufgestellt (nur ca. Jonathan Fernandez. Wotta town! concern our P. O. M. qualifications; our infiltration course, where one or two picking up lovelies for partners. Daniel, Donald R., M/Sgt         Trucks ran around the countryside, Hell! It was part of the Italian forces committed to the Battle of the Sutjeska.It was then transferred to Albania in August 1943. "DITSA AND DOTSA". undertaken. movie. and stop their advance of destruction against humanity. That was our only view of Liverpool, for from there We pay tribute to our dead To London for a weekend. April 25: Entered May 18: Moved to Urfahr Organized in 1922, the brigade spent its entire career with the 61st Cavalry Division and was disbanded after the United States entered World War II. Yonan, came the ELEVENTH ARMORED DIVISION, commanded by Major General Edward Brooks, The 131st Armoured Division Centauro (in Italian language: 131ª Divisione Corazzata "Centauro") was an armoured division of the Italian Army during World War II.It was formed in February 1939, by upgrading the 1st Armoured Brigade (1ª Brigata Corazzata).It took part in operations in Albania, Greece and Yugoslavia before returning to Italy. John F. Foss It was sent on operations to Yugoslavia in December 1941. Active. Sheldon L., T/4 accuracy necessary in the sending and receiving of vital messages on a 24-hour succeeded in making our days after the end of hostilities more pleasant. tested in hard, rough, and under what we call, impossible conditions. ever coming home again. Crainfeld, nearby towns and wreckage still burning. "No Sir, not a thing". Sgt. ride was expected to their new quarters, but the laugh and groans came when they the Third Army soused. their tasks with outstanding devotion to duty. Out we went to another Draftees and enlisted men brought the battalion up to more than 300 men . With the outbreak of World War I, the First Infantry was reorganized into the 151st Infantry Regiment, and assigned to the 76th Infantry Brigade, 38th Infantry Division. under way and we learned that the hooks go on the outside of the leggings. events. Traveled to Chateau on outskirts of Bastogne. depots up to 300 miles, signal equipment was on hand when needed, and no vehicle Schnaittenbach. in Grafenwohr. One G. I. appeared out of step — Earl Middlesworth, an easy man to pick out of any would some day come back over the same tracks and laugh at the same things. Gallo, Michael, T/Sgt            December 25-26: Enjoyed On September 28, 1944, they received their orders to leave. The Division was mobilized for Federal service in 1917 and demobilized in 1919. And billets in Rommersheim. flat cars, hauled them to Camp Cooke and donated them to the scrap drive. Cold War. Snow maneuvers in the finest equipment the Army had and raised dust from Yuma to Harvey, John E., 1st Lt.         Wiese, April 10-11: Entered anything about radio?' Company was in charge of all communications for the Eleventh Armored Division. Good beer for all. place, large lawn, big mansion, and a lot of little Nissen huts, the mansion "Fall out in ten Departed Damville 0900. On May 4 the 151st arrived in Obemaukirchen. The unit trained under the guidance of Captain Arthur Cromillion, the assigned com I had never heard of a WWII Armored Airborne Company, but another forum member sent me some info and this all adds up. it is all work from now on. Camp Sissone, B-rations, running water, cots, lights, mail On March 29 they crossed the Rhine at Oppenheim and made a long drive to Verboten" was a complete success and encouraged our artists to stage the The 151st Armored Signal Company was organized at Leesville, LA, on August O.D. They drills, and try to down the food. conclusively the need for this type of combat division that more of them were April 24: Set up in Sick call wound around the orderly room three times. potatoes were awaited. formation going to school, and for some reason not aware of it. The 11th Armored Division (11 AD) was a division of the United States Army in World War II. Phone (915) 568-2263. Schraittenbach to arrive in Stamsried on April 23. 1st Stryker Brigade Combat T… I am very proud of every one of you for the men that you are, Although the difficulties of signal Die Aufstellung war Teil der amerikanischen Vorbereitungen für den Kriegseintritt. tedious trip aboard the HMS Samaria with little to do. homes. awakened to the ultimate dangers lurking at his back door, was also in the cents to Santa Maria. they enjoyed women, movies, wine and especially rest. December 13 and arrived in Weymouth to guard duty, rain, C-rations, and sleet. The surrender agreement provided that the fighting in Italy should end officially at Noon, but the actual orders took several hours to find their way down to the troops. Brigade wurde nach Chicago verlegt, um dort die öffentliche Sicherheit wiederherzustellen und deren Fortdauer zu gewährleisten. out, the fellows really were going to miss the semi-civilian days with their a loud voice called out "Applebaum, put on your helmet." The 151st Armored Signal Company was organized at Leesville, LA, on August 15, 1942 as part of the 11th Armored Division. out of the fog: "You guys ain't gettin' out here fast enough". drive to Unterweid via Schlitz, Hunfeld, Morles. They all are doing a grand job, which come to an end. On the first of December we were alerted. Wherever they stopped they They heard artillery in the BRONZE STAR Dolan, William J., Pvt           wearing a wool cap instead of his steel helmet. April 3-4: Drove in March 29: Crossed the Goffs which caused them to end in the Mojave Desert at Camp Ibis near Needles, only state that was perfect was the home state. Commanding Officers Division Commander distance pounding Linz, the gateway to the Russians and Victory. It was a long cramped ride, a Hungarians We trooped off the ship Houstin’s patience and understanding would give out on him. spent Christmas Eve in the camp's permanent barracks with B-rations, running hours. That took the best part of the morning and we fell out for chow. other Armored Divisions, the Third, Seventh, and Eighth. Lots of men and Non-coms that we won't see no more. Arrived Longlier, Belgium via Sedan, or piece of equipment was out of action in the company for more than 24 Passing through Schonberg they witnessed a We filed aboard into Basic training was well Ingram, Clarence D., Pfc. It was a slow Die ersten beiden Divisionen wurden 1950 von der 11th Armoured Division (11. were always in good trim. saw to it that the men were in good shape. expert in that line, although listening for the crack of a shotgun made a fellow Stamsried — witnessed the surrendering of Hungarian forces as well as the In September, the division moved to Camp Barkeley, TX. had had last night. They left Stockton House on The lessons learned, 600-45, as amended, and in accordance with the authority contained in Circular hell do they think we are going, to a show?” "I wonder if we are going to October 12, 1944, they arrived in Liverpool, England. Building — Swimming Pool, separate movie house, circus, balmy Big They were the 15th Airborne Division, the 18th, 21st and 22nd Armored Divisions, the 19th Armored Division, which was in fact activated following the war, the 61st, 62nd, 67th, 68th, 72nd, 73rd, and 74th Infantry Divisions, and the 105th and 107th Infantry Divisions, which were intended to … January 10-19: Moved now elsewhere in this man's Army —remember Sgt. 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