Film Scenes

Notes on Footage:

Forbach: Feb 21, 1945 -- Signal Corps footage - wounded civilian being carried out; pillbox outside Forbach blown up - panoramic shots of Forbach.

Wingen-sur-Moder: Jan. 1945 -- Signal Corps footage - US troops in Wingen-sur-Moder. Unit confirmed is 45th and possibly 70th Div - dead German and US soldiers - evacuation of civilians - Hotel Wenk - tanks by ditch (see this photo for more info (1st one top left) - moving towards outskirts of town - searching house.

Occupation: Footage shot by William Hayden of Hqs/3rd Bn/276th covering regiment's move to various places.

  • Part 1 - Frankfurt-am-Main
  • Part 2 - settling in, various scenes.
  • Part 3 - Hitler's Yacht and a trip down a river (Rhine?)
  • Part 4 - Eating, Drinking and having a good time.
  • Part 5 - 276th Review at the Lorelei/Castle.
  • Part 6 - Another move and picked to go home.

Wreath Laying at Spicheren: Wreath laying at memorial near Spicheren.