Monday morning means time for the 90th Infantry Division Pic of the Week. This shot comes to us from Metzervisse, France.
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May 10, 2012
I just received word this week on the passing of decorated World War II veteran, and good friend, Howard Pemberton. Pemberton served in Northern Europe with Company M, 358th Infantry, 90th Infantry Division. Many of Pemberton’s actions are recounted in the book, BOOTPRINTS. His awards included a Bronze Star, two Silver Stars, two Purple Hearts [...]
For this 90th Infantry Division Pic of the Week, let’s go back to Oberwampach, Luxembourg, one of the 90th Infantry Division’s hot spots during the Battle of the Bulge.
April 30, 2012
Hello! Hello! Anybody out there? In this edition of the 90th Infantry Division Pic of the Week, 90th ID soldiers test communications in Wilhelmsbad, Germany.
April 26, 2012
It’s hard to believe that it has been three years since the death of Hobert Winebrenner. Winebrenner fought in World War II with Company M, 358th Infantry, 90th Infantry Division. He went on to write of his experiences in the book, BOOTPRINTS. Rest assured, Winebrenner will never be forgotten by all who knew him. He [...]
April 23, 2012
Let’s start this Monday morning off right, with the 90th Infantry Division Pic of the Week. I really love this shot of infantrymen from the 358th Regiment, marching in two columns down a street outside of Perl, Germany. The geometry of the photo is great. I especially like how the two columns angle back, then [...]
In this 90th Infantry Division Pic of the Week, let’s jump back to Normandy and the village of Saint Sauveur, France for an aerial shot of a booster pump station.
In this edition of the 90th Infantry Division Pic of the Week, we feature a shot from the village of Saint Sauveur, in the Normandy region of France. American infantrymen clear debris from the rubble-strewn streets of the newly liberated town.
Good morning to all! I hope the weekend was rewarding. Thank you for joining us for the 90th Infantry Division Pic of the Week. You think only the infantrymen had a dangerous occupation? Try building a temporary bridge over the swollen Our River in February 1945.
March 27, 2012
Late March and the trees and flowers are already blooming. Spring has sprung. Looking back to World War II, late March marked the 90th Infantry Division‘s crossing of the Rhine River. Infantryman, Hobert Winebrenner, relived the moment in his memoir, BOOTPRINTS. “We’d experienced much in our trek through Germany to the Rhine River,” Winebrenner wrote. [...]