General Orders
 

General Orders from 34th Division HQ.

General Order #27

copy, J. Brown collection, acq

 

Poem "The Boys of Company A"
 

A poem written by Mrs. J. B. Key of Dubuque, Iowa dedicated to the boys of Company A that left Iowa in Febraury 1941.

84kb jpg file

original, J. Brown collection, acq

 

The Brain Trusters Club
 

An organization within the 133rd Regiment, Company A

click here

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Newspaper Articles
 

NEW PAGE - click here

Various newspaper clippings from my grandfather's scrapbooks

copies, J. Brown collection, er

 

 
Presidential Unit Citation - 133rd
 

5 October 1944

from Major General L.L. Lemnitzer

A Presidential Unit Citation for the 1st Battalion, 133rd Regiment for distinguished service during the attacks on Mount Del Galletto, through Le Croci, to Monte Laggio and Monte Venere.

128kb jpg file

click here html file

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34th Infantry Division Commendation
 

10 May 1945

from General Mark Clark and Major General Charles Bolte

For gallantry on the taking of Bologna.

160kb jpg file

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34th Infantry Division Commendation
 

28 May 1945

from Major General Wills D. Crittenberger and Major General Charles Bolte

For the 34th's efforts in the Po Valley followed by the unconditional surrender of the 75th German Corps.

84kb jpg file

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34th Infantry Division Croix de Guerre with Palm
 

21 June 1945

from French President De Gaulle through Major General Charles Bolte

128kb jpg file

click here for a news article

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Special Order of the Day
 

2 May 1945

from Field Marshal, Supreme Allied Commander H. R. Alexander

Announcing the end of the Italian Campaign.

189kb jpg file

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34th Division Final Victory Souvenir
 

Souvenir card with a reproduction of the insignia of the 34th German Division given to members of the 34th Infantry Division from General Charles L. Bolte.

front - 136kb jpg file
back - 111kb jpg file
photo of card w/insignia - 116kb jpg

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34th German Division insignia from the souvenir card above. It was attached on the upper right corner. Roll mouse over image to see the back of the pendant.

large image - 48kb jpg file

J. Brown collection, acq

 

 
34th Division Baseball Champions & Allstars
 

Xeroxed photo and roster of the 1945 34th Infantry Division Champion Baseball Team

477kb jpg file

Roster

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History 133rd Infantry Regiment
 

History of the regiment from it's origins through surrender World War II.

Edited by Regimental Information & Education Office
Published by Special Services Off.

4 pages, 2.9MB pdf

Click here to read

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History 133rd Infantry Regiment
  A chronological record of the events the 133rd Infantry Regiment was a part of from 10 February 1941 through October 1945.

Colonel Walden S. Lewis

Printed in Gorizia, Italy
29 September, 1945
softcover, 13 pages

click here to read

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34th Division Lessons Learned in Combat
 

Scanned copy of September 1944 34th Infantry Division Publication, 107 pgs.

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The Stars and Stripes - signed by 185th Field Artillery(?)
 

The 185th Field Artillery Battalion provided 155 mm support for the division.

Volume 1, No. 246
Tuesday, May 8, 1945

click here for the pdf file 208kb
includes list of names

click here for the list of names

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185th Field Artillery Battalion Commendation
 

26 May 1945

from Major General Willis Crittenberger and Major Jesse Simmons

For the aggressive and effective function during the period 17 February and 17 March 1945.

148kb jpg file

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Field Artillery Manual
 

January 1942

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Soldier's Guide to Rome
 

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