Father In Law War Operations
Unescorted NYC HMT NY 660 Louis Pasteur started out from
New York Harbor Nov. 30, 1944.
Landed in Liverpool, England Dec. 8th, 1944. Arrived Brddulph,
Staffordshire, England Dec. 9th, 1944.
From Weymouth, England to LeHavre, France just north of
Normandy February 12, 1945.
Truck convoy to Camp “Twenty Grand”, France. Proceeded to
Cambrai, France and departed to Sittard, Holland.
Departed to Waldenrath, Germany on March 3d, 1945.
Departed to Burhulz, Germany then to Aldekerk, Germany
March 5th, 1945 for first battle.
Departed to Lintfort, Germany for second battle.
Departed to Rhein, Germany on March 17, 1944
laying down fire to prepare for crossing Rhine River.
Crossed Rhine on 26 March arrived at Lohnen with
no firing and enemy retreating.
On 27 March departed to At Kampshof laying down
Trouble with Soft, boggy ground. Departed 29 March to
Kircheller. A battle at Gladbeck, Germany.
Departed 3d April to Recklinghausen, German experiencing
another battle. Departed 9 April to Rauxel, Germany with
no battles and German troops retreating.
Departed to Bad Oeynhausen, Bochum, Bahnhofhome,
and Minden, Germany.
Engaged in Military Government dealing with displaced
persons as well as Prisoner of War (POW) enclosure.
743d Field Artillery Battalion, 16th Corps, 9th U. S. Army.
James K. Bell, LtCol, Field Artillery (FA).
Motto: “Good Soldier marches, obeys then shoots.”
Flash Point Operation Ruhr to Rhine April 1, 1945
From John B. Anderson, Maj. General; C. C. Brown,
Brig Gen; John Uncles, Brig Gen;
Commander of Ruhr operation was Dwight David Eisenhower
Five Star General in charge of 9th Army European Operations
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