Pictures from WWII 1945-1946
Pfc Ben Fox Photograph Collection
General Patton’s Third Army
65th Division, 265th Engineers, Co. B
and 288th Engineers
Part of a letter to the mother of Ben Fox from Captain Edward H. Ellis:
“My men have made history… from 22nd of January, 1945. In France and into Germany and Austria, our route covered 900 miles in 90 days advancing with General Patton’s Third United States Army…. guard on the bridges across the Saar River, Germany for three weeks….demolition work…..clearing roads…cross Inns River while under fire…guard soldiers of war….prepare for he peace to come….