36th Division in World War II

POINTING UPWARD

"A very present help in time of trouble"--such was the duty of the Chaplain ministering directly to the men on the battlefield. Here a Sunday service is conducted beside a 4.2 mortar position in a Vosges clearing.

REHAUPAL OUTPOST KEEPS A CLOSE WATCH ON GERMAN-HELD HOUSES

An outpost of the 142nd near Rehaupal watched for 18 days through an open barn window and the door slightly ajar while Germans held the houses across the way, as seen in the pictures. German who approached the small barn one night was shot dead just outside the door. Party could not go out except after dark.

POWDER DRY

Two soldiers from Battery C, 131st Field Artillery, prepare to fire a mission near Tendon. Meanwhile members of the 443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion (below) search the skies for German planes seeking to knock out the Moselle River bridges.


 

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