139th Airborne Engineer Battalion Photos
17th Airborne Parachute Maint. Company
411th Airborne Quartermaster Company
517th Airborne Signal Company
Military Police Platoon
389th Quartermaster Company (attached)
550th Infantry Airborne Battalion (attached)
Two members of the 17th Airborne Division keep warm at a fire while guarding a road leading to the town of Douzy, near Sedan, France. L-R: Pvt. Robert Bell, Norwalk, OH, and PFC Charlie McCall, Stayton, OR.
Lt. Col. Stanley TB Johnson, Commanding Officer, 139th Engineer Bn., 17th Airborne Division, First Allied Airborne Army, briefs men of his battalion and the 449th Troop Carrier Group prior to the airborne invasion of Germany across the Rhine River.
A view of audience at the briefing. The audience consisted of C-47 pilots, 440th TCG. Glider pilots and staff officers of the 139th Engineers of the 17th Airborne, Orleans, France.
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