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Last Update 11/10/2021

Miscellaneous:

Santa Fe Express "Divisionnaire" Quarterly Newsletter Arvhive - The Santa Fe Express "Divisionnaire" newsletter is published quarterly by the 35th Division Association

Historical Documents:

Remiscences of the 137th U.S. Infantry by Carl E. Haterius, published in 1919 at Topeka, Kansas - This is a history of the 137th Infantry Regiment in World War 1 and includes rosters and award citations.

134th Infantry Regiment, Company M, 1917 Thanksgiving menu and company personnel roster, Camp Cody, Wyoming

West Virginia Mountain Maneuvers 1944 - article about these maneuvers with personal recollections by PFC Keith Bullock, 137th Infantry Regiment

Account of Company C, 134th Infantry Regiment battle near Marvie, Belgium January 4 - 5, 1945 - Interview with Pfc Nathaniel Schaeffer, one of the battle's survivors

35th Infantry Division Battle Deaths WWII - A 1947 Adjutant General's report listing the names of all soldiers who were killed in action or died of wounds from all 35th Infantry Division organic units.

Reorganization of the 35th Division, February 1924 - This document from the Nebraska State Archives describes the reorganization of the 35th Division in February 1924.

219th Field Artillery Battalion Morning Reports - These are now available for A, B, and C Batteries and the Medical Detachment.  More will be added in the future.

216th Field Artillery Battalion Morning Reports - These Morning Report are now available for all 216th Field Artillery Battalion sub-units including A, B, C, HQ and Service Batteries and the Medical Detachment.

Escape and Evasion Reports - Escape and Evasion Reports are firsthand accounts of a soldier's escape from behind enemy lines.  Reports typically include a questionnaire with information such as name, rank, serial number, date of birth, civilian address, civilian occupation, unit designation, date considered missing in action, date returned to allied control, country of escape or evasion, and a listing of any other service personnel involved in the capture or escape. Most also include a written narrative that describes the capture, experiences while being held prisoner, and escape.

Videos:

35th Division Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony - This video was recorded at the 35th Division Association's 102nd Annual Conference at Kansas City on October 9, 2021.

Sgt Maurice J A Markworth, 134th Infantry Regiment, Company L - In this 1997 interview he describes fighting in the hedgerows of Normandy, France during the battle for St Lo, his capture and experience as a POW at Stalag IIIC and how he made his way from the camp through Czechoslovakia back to the American Army in Austria with the help of the Polish underground.

134th Infantry Association 1995 Reunion Banquet, September 3, 1995. Banquet Speakers: Norman Francis Woehle - Secretary, 134th Infantry Association, James R. Orton, Company F, Invocation, Robert L. Fowler, Company L, Brig. General Earl Cole, Company K, Featured Speaker, Melvin Mascotti, Company G, Leo S. Wagman, Company L, Bill Harris, Regimental Headquarters

T/Sgt Robert L Fowler, 134th Infantry Regiment, Company L - Robert Fowler was Platoon Sergeant of 2nd Platoon, Company L, 134th Infantry Regiment. He was interviewed in 1995 by Charles R. Gentile, nephew of Staff Sergeant Charles Paul Gentile, Company L, 134th Infantry Regiment, who was killed in action July 16, 1944, near Emelie, Normandy, France. In this video he discusses his pre-war service in the Nebraska National Guard, training and preparations for combat in Europe, and the fight at St. Lo, France.

Pfc Paul J Blochlinger, 134th Infantry Regiment, Company E - Paul J Blochlinger was captured September 11, 1944 during a battle for the bridge across the Moselle River at Flavigny, France and held as a prisoner of war at Stalag IIA in Neubrandenburg, Mecklenberg, Germany. In this 2-part video recorded in 1994 he describes his experiences during the battle for the Flavigny, France bridge and as a German POW. Video Part-1 Video Part-2

Lt Alexander 'Sandy' MacIvor, 134th Infantry Regiment, Company K - The Man Who Came Back From the Dead, "This Is Your Life” TV Show episode (aired May 11, 1960). Lt MacIvor was seriously wounded July 17, 1944, while fighting near St. Lo, France. He was erroneously reported as having died of his wounds after a burial report was received from the temporary United States Military Cemetery at La Cambe, France. After the fact was established that MacIvor was alive, these remains were reclassified as unidentifiable. In 2017, the remains were matched to S/Sgt. Gerald Lenard "Jerry" Jacobsen using DNA, dental and anthropological analysis, and historical evidence.

Photographs & Biographies:

2nd Lt John H Fling, Company I, 138th Infantry Regiment (World War 1)

T/Sgt Clarence (Click) T. Kemper, Company M, 137th Infantry Regiment

Capt (Dr) Otto L H Hine, Medical Detachment, 139th Infantry Regiment (World War 1)

Major William M Denny, Company C, 134th Infantry Regiment

2nd Lt Joseph Thomas Hart, Company D, 137th Infantry Regiment

Pfc Everett J Beerman, Company B, 134th Infantry Regiment

60th Engineers Combat Battalion, Company B, groups photos

Pfc John Pergolizzi, 60th Engineers Combat Battalion, Company B

S/Sgt Joel R. Goodrich, 134th Infantry Regiment, Company M

60th Engineers Combat Battalion, Land Mine Explosion Disaster – October 10, 1944

137th Infantry Regiment, Company D, Lake Mille Lacs, Minnesota - August 1940

Pfc Paul J Blochlinger, 134th Infantry Regiment, Company E

Pfc Keith N Bullock, 137th Infantry Regiment, Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion

Pfc Junior N Crist, 134th Infantry Regiment, Company K

S/Sgt Melvin H Lachelt, 320th Infantry Regiment, Company G

Lt Alexander 'Sandy' MacIvor, 134th Infantry Regiment, Company K

Pvt Will A Walker, 137th Infantry Regiment, Company C

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