Photographs - Page 3

The pictures on the next 4 pages were sent to me via email by Tex Texin, whose dad, Aaron Texin, served with C/270. Of particular interest to engineers are the bridge shots.

 

Platoon in formation. Date and time unknown. Photo: Texin

270th Engineers pass by in a victory parade. Photo taken in Wiesbaden, Germany, federal state of Hesse. Street: Wilhelmstraße. In the background you can see the hotel "Nassauer Hof". Victory parade July 4, 1945. Information from Stefan Brenner of Wiesbaden. Photo: Texin.

Two German POWs? Another possibility is that the photo was taken from a house or dead German. Date and location unknown. Photo: Texin.

Oregon, 1944. Camp Adair. Texin on the left, Thompson on the right. Photo: Texin.

In formation. Troops are from the 3rd Division after mass transfer of troops from 70th. Photo: Texin.

Victory parade. Unit is A/274. taken in Wiesbaden, Germany in the federal state of Hesse. Street: Wilhelmstraße. In the background you can see the church "Marktkirche". Information from Stefan Brenner of Wiesbaden. Photo: Texin.

Victory parade. Unit is 275th. Taken in Wiesbaden, Germany in the federal state of Hesse. Street: Wilhelmstraße. In the background you can see the church "Marktkirche". Photo: Texin.

Refugees. Photo: Texin.

Aaron Texin on the left and Nance. Photo Taken after transfer to the 3rd Infantry Division. Photo: Texin.

Ruins of Aachen, Jun 1945. Photo: Texin.

Date and place unknown: "A road we repaired." Photo: Texin.

Bridge, Q46006199 B Co. 28 Feb 45. Photo: Texin.

B/270 probing for mines, Lixing-Lès-Rouhling. Looking N. 20 Feb 45. Photo: Texin.

270th Mess Sgt - name, date and location unidentified. Photo: Texin.

Repairing a blown bridge near Budesheim, Germany. Aaron Texin is on extreme left. This photo was published in the division paper. Photo: Texin.

270th Engineers Battalion Headquarters - Bad Schwalbach, Germany. Photo: Texin.

Bridge at map co-ordinates Q497574, B co. 20 Feb 45. Photo: Texin.

Same as previous picture - another angle. Photo: Texin.

Bridge at Nassau, C/270, 24 May 45 - watching sheep being herded by. Phot: Texin.

Crossing the Lahn River, April 1945. Photo: Texin.

Somewhere in Germany, July 1945. Photo: Texin.

2nd Squad, 2nd Platoon, C/270 either just before or after a game of table tennis. Date unknown, Photo: Texin.

In Hattenheim, Germany. Photo: Texin.

Somewhere in Germany, Aaron Texin is on right. Note souveniers to the left. Photo: Texin.

Arriving home. Note carrier in background, appears to be an Essex class. Photo: Texin.