71st Armored Field Artillery Battalion WWII

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                     Description:                    The Road to Germany

                                               The Story of the 5th Armored Division
                                                         "V" for Fifth and Victory

         This is one of a series of G.I. Stories of the Ground, Air & Service Forces in the European Theater of Operations, to be issued by the Stars and Stripes, a publication of the Information and Education Division, Special and Information Services, ETOUSA.....Major General Lumsford E. Oliver, commanding the 5th Armored Division lent his cooperation to the preparation of the pamphlet, and basic material was supplied to the editors by his staff.
         This pamphlet was made, to be given to the troops to send home.

         * Click on the title below to open a slideshow of the actual document:

                                            *Click Here           THE ROAD TO GERMANY

.                                                            *Large file, may take a short time to load


* Note: The source pamphlet pictures for this slideshow were generously contributed by Carol Wilcox, whose uncle is Capt.Everett Wilcox, HQ Battery Commander of the 71st AFA



Sgt.Wallace Weeks
Photo Collection & Story
In Memory Of ..
James N. Sorensen 70
McKinleyville, CA.
(Son of Lt. Neil Sorensen)
8/07/44  -  7/29/15
In Memory Of ..
Paul H. McWain 95
Huntington Woods, Michigan
(Former Lt. in the 71st)
1919  - 12/21/14
In Memory Of ..
Everett Hammock Wilcox  95
Crystal River, Florida
(Former Capt. in the 71st)
6/27/1918 - 4/14/2014