47th Tank Battalion

In Right and Might

47th Tank Battalion History

Campaign Credits: Ardennes-Alsace, Rhineland and Central Europe


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47th Tank Battalion Photos


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Major Alton S. Kircher arranging the surrender of a Nazi ran PW Camp

Joseph Aquilina

T/5 Michael R. Sterchak

Captain Eric A. Orsini

Gen. Albert Smith

T/5 Donald Traynor

PVT Ward McAffee, S/SGT Robert Demuth, PFC Raymond Richards, T/5 William McCoy and Corporal Donald Traynor

S/SGT Harold Kiehne, Company A

SGT Edward F. Miller

Middle: John Allan Smith and comrades

Right side: John Allan Smith and comrades

Crossing the Rhine on Easter Sunday

SGT Edward Miller: On the move again.

The kid with no hat is from our battalion who was captured at Hatten, France. He was in the prison camp we took at Moosb...

SGT Edward Miller and squad

SGT Edward Miller and squad. Of special note, it looks like they met George Prentice (of Punch & Judy fame) as he appea...

Robert Wildemuth - Service Company

Robert Wildemuth - European Winter

Southern France, Nov '44

Vessell's Rangers - Marseilles, France Nov '44 Back Row: R. Scollins, F. Balcom, H. Lueth, E. Kase, Mr. Vessell and W. G...

Saint-Raphael, France 1944

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German grave in a minefield near Buhl, France - March '45

Robert Wildemuth, Carl Baczenas and Irving Near in Cincinnati, OH. January 1944 taken in front of McMicken Hall, Univer...

Robert Wildemuth and Carl Baczenas University of Cincinnati

Robert Wildemuth and Irving Near University of Cincinnati

Darwyn V. Snyder France

Marty Kamper, LT McKenzie and Fred Balcom at Camp Campbell, KY

The Aquarium, NYC Oct '44 before shipping out. L-R: T/4 William Rein Paducah KY, T/5 Richard Williams Elmira, NY, Rober...

Arc de Triomphe

Champs Elysees Paris

Flowers at the Arc de Triomphe

Soldiers at the Arc de Triomphe

Gerald Korte, Paris 1945

Paris - Group shot

Robert Wildemuth at Notre Dame

Robert Wildemuth at the Eiffel Tower

George, Urban and Robert Wildemuth

Palais Garnier Opera House Paris

LT McKenzie and Harry Lueth 1945

M. Kamper at home in Chicago

14th AD HQ at Wasserburg

Bill Parent Wasserburg 1945

Demas Sad-Sack Lamas Wasserburg 1945

Martin Joseph Kamper at Gabersee

Marty Kamper Wasserburg

View from our quarters in Velden

Berchtesgaden

Hitler's Home

Hitler's Hq

SS Building

T/4 William M. Rein - Service Company

S/SGT Donald Friedt

Caricature of S/SGT Donald Friedt

Sam Kalb and Don Friedt

St.Bartholomä Church Königssee Lake near Berchtesgaden (Hitler's home) in Bavaria

47th Tank Battalion D Company

47th Tank Battalion Memoirs


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Orsini Memoir

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47th Tank Battalion Documents

Letter
After Action Reports

Battalion Crest

Armor School report on Hatten

SGT Edward Miller's squad

14th Armored Division

SGT Edward Miller's squad

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