Skip to main content

Links about the 284th Engr. C. Bn.

  1. 284th Plaque at Roer River Bridge Site
  2. The Marine Raven (trip to Europe)
  3. V-1 Attack on Christmas Eve
  4. 9th Tank Destroyer Group (Infantry Training in Luxembourg)
  5. 2nd Cavalry - Remich (infantry work)
  6. 6th Armored Division - Order of Battle
  7. 6th Armored Division - Our River (infantry work)
  8. 7th Armored Division - The Battle of the Bulge
  9. 9th Armored Division - Roer to Remagen
  10. Wikipedia - The Battle of Remagen
  11. 14th Armored Division
  12. 14th Armored Division - Order of Battle
  13. 761st Tank Battalion
  14. 14th Cavalry Division (A Company, April / May 1945)
  15. 299th Combat Engineer Battalion (Roer Assault)
  16. History of the 1253rd (100,000 PW cage at Wickrathburg)
  17. Colonel O'Neil's West Point Biography
  18. John S, (Rip) Ripandelli (1st Lt, Recon Officer, 284th Engr (C) Bn) recieves the French Legion of Honor medal
  19. James B. Smith of B Company - Morris County Distinguished Military Service
  20. Article about the new Veterans cemetery on Jack R. Harris' former land
  21. William T. Carpenter, Battle of the Bulge book (pg. 263)
  22. Corps of Engineers: The War Against Germany (talking about the V2 hitting the B Company CP in Remagen PDF)
  23. Operation Voyage: 1st Army operations in and around Remagen
  24. Valentines for Veterans, George Kingston Article (original article has been paywalled, here is the PDF)
  25. A Company: Leo Ryan and Hildegarde
  26. A Company: Leo Ryan Interview about Hildegarde
  27. Message board discussion over at VI Corps message boards
  28. Battalion HQ - March '45
  29. S/SGT William Kaehn - Minnesota Boxing Hall of Fame
  30. Medic Corporal Donald J. Maus lost during Korean War
  31. Make a recommendation or request help

Recommended lodging along their path

These are places that I have personally stayed at which I would recommend and do continue to use them on my trips.
  1. Hamm, Luxembourg: Hotel / Restaurant Piccolo Mondo
  2. Duren, Germany: Hotel / Restaurant Rotes Einhorn
  3. Remagen, Germany: Hotel Anker
  4. Remagen, Germany: B&B Pension Vanoli
  5. Make a recommendation or request help

Web-design overseas

  1. Loic Jankowiak
    • WWII Historian and Re-enactor
    • Works in partnership with WWII Footsteps Researchers
    • Graphic Design
    • 3+ years experience
    • Languages: English and French