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65th Infantry 265th Engineers WWII 1945

General Patton's Third Army, 65th Infantry Division, 265 Combat Engineers, 2nd Sqd., 1st Plt. and also 288th Engineers - Photos from US Pfc Fox's collection


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 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….

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