PHOTOS OF THE 103RD AND 180TH ENGR BNS
103rd Engineer bn 180th Engineer Bn
Thanks to Gary Savarese whos Dad, Louis F. Savarese
was with Co F 103rd Engr Bn & THE Co B 180th Engr Bn
for all the photos of the two units
Co F 103rd Engineer Bn July 1941 ( in Feb 1942 this
Co will become Co B 180th Engineer Bn)
THE 3 PICTURES OF THE BRIDGES BELOW ARE FROM LARRY SMITH SON OF
PFC IVAN JAMES SMITH
Co A 180th Engineer Heavy Ponton Bn
Bridges over the Moselle, Rhine and Elbe
14-15 January 1945 Company B with personnel from A and H&S
constructed Floating Bailey Bridge at Uckange, France over the Moselle
River. Length of bridge 560 feet.
31 March to 1
1945 Companies A
B built Heavy Ponton Bridge
Companies A and B of the
this Heavy Ponton Bridge
over the Rhine at Orsoy, Germany. Length of bridge 1,080 feet.
over the Elbe River on May 12-13 1945 at Magdeburg,
Length of bridge 680 feet.
THE PHOTOS OF BRIDGES BELOW ALL BUILT BY THE 180TH ENGINEER HEAVY
CHESTER T. DABROWSKI WHO SERVED IN THE 180TH ENGR
H&S Co FOR THE PHOTOS
Another photo of the above bridge
THIS BRIDGE BUILT AT NITE ACROSS THE MOSELLE RIVER THE BUILDING TO THE
LEFT HAD GERMAN MACHINE GUNNERS
Floating Bailey Bridge being built across the Moselle River in 1944
Photo taken of a Floating Bailey
Bridge being built across the Moselle River in 1944 from a Heavy Ponton
Bridge built by the 180th Engineer Bn.
The 180th Engineer's ferried men and equipment across the Moselle River
while under German small arms & artillery fire
three of the Bridges where hit by Artillery fire also
I WILL BE ADDING MORE PHOTOS SOON WITH TEXT INFO.
see link below for a list all the photos they
can be viewed