134th Infantry Regiment
"All Hell Can't Stop Us"
In this 4-part interview John E. "Gene" Weick describes his experiences while serving with the 134th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division, in France and Germany during WWII. T/Sgt Weick was awarded both a Silver and a Bronze Star Medal for heroic action. He was also awarded a Purple Heart Medal for wounds received in Normandy during the battle for St. Lo, France. In these videos he discusses his experience with his son, Steve Weick.
Part 4 - Germany
TSgt Cecil G. Eckley (37144812) was the Platoon Sgt of the 1st Platoon.
On July 4th TSgt Cecil G. Eckley was a Pfc in the 1st Platoon, 2nd Squad.
1st Lt. George Melochick took over as Company Commander around December 18th . was promoted to Captain around January 15, 1945.
TSgt Norberto B. Noriega (38071510) was the 2nd Platoon Sgt wounded.
TSgt Weick was assigned at Platoon Sgt of the 2nd Platoon around January 31, 1945.
Sgt. Johnnie C. Harris (14084343) was the young Squad leader that lost his leg in the minefield on February 26, 1945.TSgt Cecil G. Eckley (37144812) was listed as being sent home to the US between January 31st and February 18th . Listed as being in US on the February 18th roster.