elements of Task Force Herren have arrived in France.
leaves Marseilles for St. John Rambert. Their road course follows
the Rhone river. TFH passes through Avignon and arrives in St. John
Rambert on the same day.
leaves St. John Rambert for Dijon and arrives the same day after
having passing through Lyon.
leaves for Epinal and arrives the same day.
departs for Bischwiller and arrives the same day. TFH immediately
deployed into the line.
Above, the USS West Point, sent
to me by Mac Mclain, who
served aboard this ship on its cruises to France in December, 1944.
Another view of the
Point. For a brief history of the West Point,
(less Co. L)
POE: Boston, Dep. 1 Dec, 1944
POD: Marseilles, France 10 Dec, 1944
Ship: West Point
POE: Boston, Dep. 7 Dec, 1944
POD: Marseilles, France 16 Dec, 1944
Troops Advance Party╣
Ship: Marine Devil
POE: New York, N.Y. 13 Dec, 1944
POD: Marseilles, France 23 Dec, 1944
Troops Main Body▓
POE: Boston, Jan 8, 1945
POD: Marseilles, France Jan 18, 1945
of 70th Div HQ, 70th Div Band, 70th MP Platoon, and 70th CIC
of 270th Eng., 370th Medical, 570th Signal, 770th Ordnance, 70th QM,
70th Reconn Troop, 725th FA, 882nd FA, 883rd FA, and 884th FA.