Photos from the book...and more:

 

On this page are photos from book as well as some additional related photographs.

Invitation

 

This is a picture of the original 1944 invitation to the "Santa Claus Party", arranged by members of the 28th Infantry Division Signal Company Message Center. The front of the invitation is on the left, while the back of the invitation is below.

Arriving in the courtyard...

 

of the Wiltz Castle

December 5th 1944.

In the courtyard...

 

of the Wiltz Castle

December 5th 1944.

 

The party...

 

inside the Wiltz Castle

December 5th 1944.

 

Soldiers from 26th ID recon...

 

leaving Wiltz during the

Battle of the Bulge

Jan. 1945

 

 

28th ID Memorial...

 

outside the Wiltz Castle

it reads:

 

"to the 28th Infantry Division

which liberated Wiltz on Sept. 10th 1944

and gallantly defended our soil

during the 'Battle of the Bulge'"

 

Hotel Koener...

 

In the town of Clervaux

 

Soldiers congregate outside the  hotel, November 1944.