1959YrBk

 1959YrBk 

 

The following photos were copied from SPEARHEAD – 2ND ARMORED RIFLE BN, 48TH INFANTRY yearbook of 1959.  The book was lent  by Jim MacClay and is in the 3AD Association's library.  I made a copy of all relevant pages, and sent a set to the active 1-48th INF at Ft. Wood, MO for the Regimental Museum.  If any Dragoon wants a copy, please contact me for information.  It has group photos of each platoon in the 2nd Bn in 1959.

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"Practicing river crossing with some experienced (duck) crossers." (In the pond in front of Bn HQ.)

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"A hot meal after the exercise provides a vivid contrast to the icy Wildflecken surroundings of December 1959"

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"Dragoons dismount in a hurry during Wildflecken Field problem" (Good picture of the back of an M-59 APC which was used before the M-113 which replaced it.)

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""Grafenwohr" (not of the 48th Infantry, but brought back memories of all those bombed out villages at Graf)

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