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Willard "Pete" Hurelle - WWII Army Operations Sergeant, Company 'K' 359th Infantry
 
Willard Hurelle and friend in France WWII
Willard, on the left stands with a brother in arms in France, 1945.
 
French WWII Prisoners we liberated near Czechoslovakia - April 1945
French Prisoners the Americans liberated near Czechoslovakia - April 1945
 
'M' Company Machine Gunners attached to Company 'K' during combat.
'M' Company Machine Gunners attached to Company 'K' during combat.
April 1945 Vic Oberhaf, Germany.
Later, Pete wrote the photo was taken with a 120 Ziess Ikon
 
 
WWII 32 inch German Gun on railroad tracks in Altneuhaus Germany near Metzenhauf
32 inch German gun on railroad tracks in Altneuhaus, Germany near Metzenhauf
 
WWII destruction in Mainz Germany with U.S. Army troops
WWII destruction in Mainz, Germany with U.S. Army troops and civilians.
 
Willard Hurelle list of towns Company 'K' 359 Infantry passed through from January 25, 1945 to May 7, 1945.
Willard Hurelle lists the towns Company 'K' 359 Infantry
passed through from January 25, 1945 to May 7, 1945.
Notice, there was heavy combat in Eiglescheid, Germany.
 
Willard Hurelle list of towns Company 'K' 359 Infantry passed through from January 25, 1945 to May 7, 1945.
Page 2. Numerous casualties were taken by the 359 in Schirnding.
They camped in the woods and stayed at a captured German strong point hotel
in Manebach, Germany and they passed through the destruction in Mainz, Germany - see photos above.
 
Willard Hurelle list of towns Company 'K' 359 Infantry passed through from January 25, 1945 to May 7, 1945.
Page 3 - Notice the German 11th Panzer Division surrendered to the 359.
 

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