US Army in Italy, Germany, and France
TASK FORCE 45 IV Corps Sector, Fifth Army Italy 12 Feb 1945 (M-1273) VS, Maj Gen Willis D Crittenberger, CG, IV Corps, awards decorations and then formally disbands Task Force 45. Pan, troops in formation.
FRONT LINE ROAD JAM Fifth Army, Italy 13 Feb 45 (0-1091) Seq: road grader stuck in ditch beside mountain road, causes traffic tie-up. Soldiers of A Co, 126th Engrs, 10th Mountain Div, pull grader out of ditch with bulldozer.
GENERAL GEORGE C MARSHALL VISITS 92 DIV Fifth Army, Italy 14 Feb 1945 (0-1091) Short scene, Gen Marshall and official party arrive at 92d Mule Pack Bn. CUs, Gen speaks with officers and men.
(LIB 2974) CHUTE SUPPLIES Bliealf, Germany 13 Feb 45 (M-1273) LSs, C-47s drop supplies by parachute near the 47th Inf CP. LSs, grass fire started by bursting gasoline can. CU, supplies on ground await recovery. Various pans, drop zone area as supplies land. Supplies are unstrapped from chutes and loaded into trucks.
(LIB 2975) HONORARY CEREMONIES Epinal, France 13 Feb 1945 (M-1273) Ints (underexposed) Mayor of Epinal, Leon Schwab, presents scroll and makes Lt Gen Alexander M Patch Honorary Mayor of city. Exts, crowd of French civilians and some soldiers in front of City Hall.Overheads, Gen and party walk in crowded streets and in lanes followed by French civilians.
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