104th Infantry Division / Liberation of Western Europe
Liberation of Western Europe Series - DVD - 43 Min. - $19.99
World War II
Liberation of Western Europe Series Volume 25
This DVD about the 104th Infantry Division takes place in World War II during the Fall of 1944, Europe.
On November 4th, 1944 the 104th Infantry Division, also known as the Timberwolves, was fighting in the 1st British Corps of the First Canadian Army. The division was assigned the responsibility of securing a bridgehead over the Mark River in Standaarbuiten, Holland.
104th Infantry Division History on Film
Our Series II Liberation of Western Europe begins here, continues through the end of November, 1944 as the 104th Division has become part of the U.S. VII Corps, First U.S. Army and fights deeper into Germany capturing the towns Eschweiler and Weisweiler. The contents of this video show the action as was recorded by the 165th and 167th Signal Photo Companies, during these historic operations. The footage in this video is intended to be strictly that of the 104th Infantry Division and only shows other unit footage when two or more units are intertwined. Combat Reels has researched and compiled all of this raw combat film footage, then reformatted it into the DVD format for your viewing pleasure.
104th Infantry Division DVD Highlights
Great for veterans, families, military historians and military enthusiasts, this DVD has many different scenes of 104th Infantry Division soldiers.
Begin with viewing scenes of the men moving forward through the bridgehead over the Mark River. Then watch scenes of the men waiting for the next attack in their foxholes, and then moving out against the town of Donnerberg with the 750th Tank Battalion. See the initial assault against Eschweiler, as troops quickly run through town avoiding artillery fire. Engineers are shown removing roadblocks, and then men enjoy their Thanksgiving dinner outside in the rain. Next watch as the "Timberwolves" then continue the attack into Weisweiler and view the destruction of the German defenses leading up to the town. Finally this series closes with shots of an L-4 Piper Cub plane from the 104th Division that is used for observation, and a bridge completed by the engineers is used by vehicles of the 104th Div. Enjoy these close up shots of the actual locations the 104th Division fought for and occupied. Examine as well, the equipment, vehicles, weapons, uniforms, helmet markings, and the faces of the men themselves on these candid reels of history.
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