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Links about the 284th Engr. C. Bn.

  1. 284th Plaque at Roer River Bridge Site
  2. The Marine Raven (trip to Europe)
  3. Delamere Park Camp (book)
  4. V-1 Attack on Christmas Eve #1 (mentions 284th)
  5. V-1 Attack on Christmas Eve #2 (further reading)
  6. 9th Tank Destroyer Group (Infantry Training in Luxembourg)
  7. 2nd Cavalry - Remich (infantry work)
  8. 6th Armored Division - Order of Battle
  9. 6th Armored Division - Our River (infantry work)
  10. 7th Armored Division - The Battle of the Bulge
  11. 299th Combat Engineer Battalion - Roer Assault
  12. 9th Armored Division - Roer to Remagen
  13. Wikipedia - The Battle of Remagen
  14. 7th Armored Division - Ruhr Pocket
  15. 14th Armored Division - Push into Landshut / End of War in Europe
  16. 14th Armored Division - Order of Battle
  17. 761st Tank Battalion - A Company
  18. 14th Cavalry Division - A Company, April / May 1945
  19. History of the 1253rd (100,000 PW cage at Wickrathburg)
  20. Colonel O'Neil's West Point Biography
  21. John S, (Rip) Ripandelli (1st Lt, Recon Officer, 284th Engr (C) Bn) recieves the French Legion of Honor medal
  22. James B. Smith of B Company - Morris County Distinguished Military Service
  23. Article about the new Veterans cemetery on Jack R. Harris' former land
  24. William T. Carpenter, Battle of the Bulge book (pg. 263)
  25. Corps of Engineers: The War Against Germany (talking about the V2 hitting the B Company CP in Remagen PDF)
  26. Operation Voyage: 1st Army operations in and around Remagen
  27. Valentines for Veterans, George Kingston Article (original article has been paywalled, here is the PDF)
  28. A Company: Leo Ryan and Hildegarde
  29. A Company: Leo Ryan Interview about Hildegarde
  30. Message board discussion over at VI Corps message boards
  31. Battalion HQ - March '45
  32. S/SGT William Kaehn - Minnesota Boxing Hall of Fame
  33. Medic Corporal Donald J. Maus lost during Korean War
  34. 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

284th Family

These are sites of family of the 284th that you might find interesting.
  1. Hidden Hollow Orchard and Wildlife Sanctuary
  2. Jackie Ryan - Jazz singer
  3. 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