Army 83rd Infantry Division - Spearhead

Spearhead 1945 03 03 nr 05
Spearhead 1945 03 03 nr 05
83rd Wsins Race to Rhine --- Photo 83rd CP General William H. Simpson, 9th Army Commander and Major general Robert C. Macon Photo ... Silver Star Cluster Given Colonel Robert H. York ... General Macon Gets DSM for Campaign in Brittany .. Pilots swap tales with Doughs during 2 day visit at front- P-47 Flyers, Keith P. Pendergraft, Jimmy T. Campisi , David Johnson, Forrest W. Erwin ... photo 83rd Cp, Lt. General Omar N. Bradley 12th Army Commander, with 2 little Belgium kids with flowers ... Five Medics see Jerry Aid Stations- 5 men for 308th Med Bn traveled a mile behind enemy lines to enter a German aid station and evacuate American Wounded was recounted by Pvt. Leon Bosseler, Sgt. Louise Ervin, Eillaim Dailey and Pfc. Lawrence Di Prima ... Tow it away photo Sgt. Ambus Boyett, S/Sgt. Percy Mohon ... Pfc Jimmy Griffin, William Benjamin and Richard Arnold ... Linemen lay 1500 miles of Battle Wire- William P Dunlany ... Photo Jean Trent

Spearhead 1945 03 17 nr 07
Spearhead 1945 03 17 nr 07
Vol.2 --- Photo Majo. Genera Robert C. Mason, Walter C. Smith, SHAEF Chief of Staff, Lt. general William H Simpson, and Major General Raymond McLain ... Division Name Contest Opens; Winner to get pass to Paris ... 330th Patrol Found Fireworks in Nuess ... Rhine Drive Earns Praise .. Photo Air-Ground Team captured in Germany by 329th Doughs-Brig. Gen Richard Nugent, Brig Gen B M Hovey, Jr. ... Nancy of Neuss ... Allied Air Power Hits Dusseldorf.. photo of tank at Hemmerden... 330the Patrol Sets off Phine Bridge Fireworks ... Freedom of Worship comes back to the Rhine- German civilians walking down Adolph Hiterler Strasse in Neuss couldn't believe their eyes. An abandoned trolley had become a GI Synagogue. Capt. Jacob M. Ott of Chicago, the 83rds Jewish chaplain ... Nazi Officer Outwitted by Nervy Dough- Lt. Kenneth Bergquest platoon leader from Minneapolis, Minn, Lt. Patrick Murphy ... Photo Angela Green ... Neuss gets New Deal In Postmasters ... Graveyard shift= photo PFCs Fred Prailey and Robert Svenson from Co K 331st infantry division ... GIs turn detectives for a day .. Goebbels and co keep shouting about the Nazi's fighting till the last man, woman and child, but German soldiers and civillians are surrendering .. Krauts get taste of 88s over Rhine; 83rd troops captured eight German guns and used them to shell the Krauts; Arnold B. Cocetti from Scranton, PA ... Morale Lines photo of Colleen Townsend of Hollywood

Spearhead 1945 03 24 nr 08
Spearhead 1945 03 24 nr 08
For the Liberation of France Photo: Maj. General Robert C Macon receives Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honor award from General Louis Koeltz ... Last call for name selection - all are picking a new division name ... Neuss Nazi Fear tables will be turned in Salve Labor Racket ... East Side Patrol Gets Big Picture Pfcs. Clyde L. Hendry and Lt. Col. Normal a Campbell ... Engineers ride Tanks for a Day: T/5 Bill Stimmell of West Brownsville, PA .. Pfc. Bob Worcester, Maj. F. Foster .. Photo of first woman Reporter on the Rhine with the 83rd was Texan Ann Stringer of the United Press ... Patrol Crosses Rhine fetches Fresh Eggs .. Photo ETO Premiere for 83rds Foxhole Follies Milt Charleston, Charles Dean, Maury Renek, Convoy ran into Heavy Fire under Robert M Dunlop ... Male call by Milton Caniff ... Industrial Dusseldorf finished by 83rd Artillery Pounding ... Spring Song photo Dorothy Lamour.. Lilly Pons-Andre USO Show

Spearhead 1945 04 07 nr 10
Spearhead 1945 04 07 nr 10
863rd Clears Hamm in Ruhr- Censorship Lifts to Reveal Division Way over Rhine; Key Railway Center Falls to Dough's after Fierce Fighting- Face Lifting in the 3rd Reich Map drawing- the face of Hitler's Germany was changing fast this week, map makers could hardly recognize it ... photo Gen. Oscar N. Bradley, Field Marshall Sir Bernard L. Montgomery ... Photo Lithe Louise Allbritton .. Pistol- Packin Gi's get drop on Nazis- Pfcs. Harold B. Eckhardt, John A Di Niola ... 331st Vet Lt. Caddie Hennage has Nazi Souvenir ... Photo 3rd Artillery big guns ... Aidmen take over Hospital- Capt. George C Blanchard, Lt Harry R Stevenson, George L. Benze, Ernest N. Teraub, Pfc. Joseph Welssman, Joseph Zaron .. Patrol silences Six 88s- Jefferson C Beavers, Lt. Col. George W. Shuster, Sgt. Thomas Sammarco, ... Photo Gail Russell by pool ... Chicago Platoon from 329th Lives up to Tough Tradition- T. Sgt. Edward Bredberg, vt. Jospeh Valtukonis, Chester Witzcak ... 643rd Td's Make Mark- Sgt. Robert L. Meads, Mark IV, Lt. John P Roddy of Anoka, Minn.; Capt. John P. Colt




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