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17th Armored Engineer Battalion in World War 2

17th Engineers during World War Two

New Content

New and edited content on the website


August 2020

New:

Welcome; New frontpage in English 

Re-enactment: page in English

Research: page in English 

Remembrance: page in English

An adopted grave; page in English

Edited:

Sitemenu edited, section for the Dutch language. 
Starting with the page: Nederlands (Dutch)

Sitemenu edited,section for the English language. 
Starting with the page: Welcome


July 2020

Edited:

Bridgecrossings Year 1944 by the 17th Arm. Eng. Batt.

Bridgecrossings Year 1945 by the 17th Arm. Eng. Batt.


May 2020

Edited:

Faces of the 17th Engineers(new photo)

Chester L Patcyk (new info and photo)

Officers of the 17th Armored Engineer Battalion (new photo and info)


April 2020

New: 

Trestle bridge “Elbe-brücke” across the “Elbe-Weser Canal” at Hohenwarthe, Germany, May 13-20, 1945

Narrative report of company “D”, early August 1944 

Treadway bridge “Roosevelt Bridge” across the “Elbe river”, at Westerhusen, Germany on April 13-14, 1945

Edited:

M2 Treadway bridge across the ” Rhine” on  23 March 1945 near Spellen, Germany (new photo and info)

Treadway bridge across the “Weser” at Ohr, Germany, april 5th, 1945 (new photo info)

Phase III – Bridging of the Elbe (new photo)

The story of Private First Class William Ernest “Erny” Struble (new info)

Letters PFC William E Struble from the year 1943 (letters complete transcribed)


February 2020

New: 

Roll of Honor: Technician 5th Grade Gene P Skurky Killed in Action

Edited:

The North African Campaign (photos added)

Tidworth Barracks – England (photos added)
 


December 2019

New: 

The story of Corporal Sam Payne

The story of Technical Corporal Paul J. Ouellette

The story of Private First Class Kenneth C. Hanna

Graves from soldiers of the 17th Armored Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Division

Edited:

Technical Sergeant Gordon “Gordy” James Ketchpaw (new info)

Unit History; Normandy Campaign (new info)

Newspaper reunions (new articles)

Roll of Honor: 2nd LT Raphael E Jannuzzi (new info)

Newspaper articles veterans A – E (new articles)

Newspaper articles veterans F – Z (new articles)

Search tool (advanched version for mobiles)


November 2019

New: 

The story of Private First Class David “Edd” Edward Hiett

Edited:

Roll of Honor: Staff Sergeant Peter Bacle (new info)

The occupation of Germany (new articles)


Oktober 2019

Edited:

Front page (new photos)

Newspaper articles veterans A – E (new articles)

Newspaper articles veterans F – Z (new articles)

POM Marking (new photos)