Distinctive Insignia of the 179th Infantry Regiment, Second World War

Veterans Now and Then,
179th Infantry Regiment

Distinctive Insignia of the 179th Infantry Regiment, Second World War

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These photos are intended as a rememberance and memorial to those who served in the 179th Infantry Regiment. Some of them were placed here by family members looking for information about thier loved ones wartime experiences. If you have any information that you can share or you would like to add someone to our photo-gallery please E-mail:
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Sicily & Italy Photos

S. France & Alsace Photos
Cordino Longiotti D Company B Company, Sicily William P. Mullis Jr., K Company Emmet Elden Davis, I Company
Germany Photos

Veterans Now and Then
Ken Casey, Radioman William R. Pemberton
Veterans Now and Then,
157th Infantry Regiment

Lt. J. Tannheimer 1st Sgt. Lawrence McKinney, Jr. Robert Aidala, G Company
Gerald Hall Photos
(157th Infantry Regiment)

Veterans Now and Then,
179th Infantry Regiment

Thomas Pierce, I Company Thomas Pierce and friends Thomas Pierce and more friends Arville Weldon Littleton, A Company
Veterans Now and Then,
180th Infantry Regiment

A Company, 179th Infantry Regiment, 1st Platoon, 2nd squad. Stanley  Kunc, HQ Company Anthony Tesoriero G. R. Timberlake
Veterans Now and Then,
645th Tank Destroyers

Lois and James Cheek President Harry S. Truman and Llewellyn M. Chilson, G Company Llewellyn M. Chilson and Family outside of the Whitehouse, G Company Llewellyn M. Chilson, Anti-Tank Company and German prisoners of War
Veterans Now and Then, Division Artillery
Frank Barringer Frank Barringer and two unknown friends Dee Terry, Jack Barber, Monty Thompson, and Captain Hal Adamson, HQ Company Eugene Roy
Gilbert Wailes
A Battery,
160th FA Bn.

D. A. Givens, Jeff Potter, and Cleatice Littlefield, HQ Company 2 unknown members of the 179th Infantry Regiment Unidentified soldier in Italy Un identified soldier in Italy
Lewis Long
C Battery,
171st FA Bn.

Edward C. Becht, C Company Clyde Henry, I Company Clyde Henry, I Company  newspaper article. Lt. George F. Luce
Edwin Gorak
B Battery
158th FA Bn.


Reenacting Photos
LT. Albert Young Company H, 179th Two men sitting in front of the 1st Plt Co H  179INF CP LT. Albert Young's platoon, H Co. 179th Company H, CP, Munich, Germany
Two H Company Officers in front of the CP Konigsplatz, Munich, Germany 179th sodiers inside "Honor Temple" three members of 1st Platoon , H company Lt Young and 4 members of his platoon H Company Mess section, Germany
1st Platoon, H Co. Alsace, France? close up of photo on the left. 2 unnamed, H Company
H Company men Alsace, France
close up of photo on the left
KPs washing up mess section equipment. Unidentified officer in H Company, 179th INF ????? and Lt. Young , H Company Abe Walshon, H Company machinegunner Abe, Bill, Slim, Oley B Company
Jack Vannatta, B Company, 179th INF Earl Saulsbury, C Company, 179th INF James Palmer, 5th Army Heavy Weight boxing champ Samuel Dowd, 179th INF, KIA Italy
Ben Fine, E Company, 179th Infantry, KIA, Italy Earl Broker, B Company, 179th Infantry, KIA, Italy Herbert Perry, F Company, 179th Infantry, KIA Italy James Barry, M Company, 179th Infantry, KIA, Anzio William Behling, I Company, 179th Infantry Regiment
Frank Hetzel, K Company, KIA Sicily Dennis Bingham, Mortarman, I Company, 179th Inf. David Goodnoff, I Company, 179th Infantry 1LT Francis Buchanan, 179th Inf. WIA Gilbert Kempen, F Company, 179th RCT,  DOW Anzio, Italy
Michael Mizine, C Company, 179th Inf, KIA Sicily Michael Luevanos, L Company, 179th RCT, DOW Italy Harold Weishuhn, Capt., B Company, 179th Infantry James Farmer, B Company, 179th Inf, KIA  Anzio Italy
1LT Walter Mellem, 179th Infantry
Eugene Edwards, G Company, KIA, Donald Miller, A Company, KIA, 8 Dec 1944 Fred Brown, C Company, KIA Afton Simpson, F Company, 179th Infantry Regiment Earl Winslow, A Company, KIA
Melvin Kerby, B Company, 179th INF K Company captured flag Milton Knowlton Milton Knowlton
James Curtis Hendrix, light machine gunner John William Morgan, Medic Joseph M. Myers, I Company, Article

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