History of The United States Army's 117th Infantry Regiment

3rd Battalion - K Company

30th Infantry Division

     

117th Infantry Regiment World War II Photos


 

Men of the 117th Regiment riding a Sherman Tank of the 823rd Tank Destroyer Regiment on March 24, 1945, in Germany (Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

Three soldiers of the 117th Infantry Regiment (U.S. ArmySignal Corps - Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

(Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

Troops of K Company, 117th Infantry Regiment, in the Netherlands, August 1944. (Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

Personnel from KCompany of the 117th Infantry Regiment. (Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

German 88mm Cannon captured by K company of the 117th Regiment at Magdeburg, Germany, May 1945. (Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

German prisoners captured in the Roer River Campaign by the 117th Infantry Regiment (Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

117th Infantry Division Sherman Tanks in the Bacage (Hedgerow) fighting in France, July 1944. (U.S. Army Signal Corps - Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

117th Infantry Division Sherman Tanks in the Bacage (Hedgerow) fighting in France, July 1944(U.S. Army Signal Corps - Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

Left to Right: Capt. Abbes (NY), Lt William Hickman (KY), Lt Ronald Johnson (CA), and Lt Walter Simmons (MI)

Magdeburg, Germany, May 1945. (Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

K Company, 117th Infantry Regiment during Battle of the Bulge, Belgium, December 1944. (U.S. Signal Corps - Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

 

(Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

The Bacage (Hedgerow country) in northwest France, July 1944. (U.S. Army Signal Corps - Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

HMS Queen Mary leaving Southampton, England, in August 1945. The ship carried over 17,000 troops from the 30th Infantry Division (including the 117th Infantry Regiment) on the end of war return voyage to New York.(U.S. Army Signal Corps - Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

The 30th Infantry Division flag hanging from the side of the HMS Queen Mary on their departure from Southampton, England in August 1945. (U.S. Signal Corps - Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 

( - Colorized by D. R. Hagberg)

 


 

Additional Pages (Click Below)

Dedication

117th Infantry Regiment's Military Personnel Records Destroyed

Order of Battle for the 30th Infantry Division

Campaigns in European Theater of War

Significant Combat Events of the 117th Infantry Regiment

Capture of Lieutenant General Kurt von Dittmar
From Normandy to the Elbe Booklet
Sgt. Frank DeClerck - Prayer Going Into Battle

K Company Roster - 117th Infantry Regiment - June 1944 - August 1945

117th Infantry Regiment at the Battle of the Bulge
117th Infantry Regiment World War II Photos
 

 

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