Field Cap – 1943 – 1946

Field cap issued to Sergeant Leonard A. Walencewicz 2nd Cavalry Regiment¬†(Mechanized) - January - December 1943 2nd Cavalry Group (Mechanized) - 1943- 1946 USA 3rd Army World War II - WWII    

Czech Interlude

From: SECOND UNITED STATES CAVALRY - A HISTORY Compiled, edited and published by Historical Section, Second Cavalry Association Maj. A. L. Lambert and Cpt. G. B. Layton, 2d Cavalry Peace in Europe on 9 May 1945 found the Second Cavalry drawn up on the restraining line Pilsen - Nepomuk, and saw our mechanized patrols probing …

Occupation

From: SECOND UNITED STATES CAVALRY - A HISTORY Compiled, edited and published by Historical Section, Second Cavalry Association Maj. A. L. Lambert and Cpt. G. B. Layton, 2d Cavalry The mighty American armies that conquered Germany crowded the Second Cavalry Group into the tiny area of Landkreis Kotzting when the allocation of initial occupation areas …

Half-Ass

From: SECOND UNITED STATES CAVALRY - A HISTORY Compiled, edited and published by Historical Section, Second Cavalry Association Maj. A. L. Lambert and Cpt. G. B. Layton, 2d Cavalry Squadron Rear found a happy home just east of Zwiesel, and upon moving in came across the smallest donkey you ever saw. "Well, what have we …

Manhunt

From: SECOND UNITED STATES CAVALRY - A HISTORY Compiled, edited and published by Historical Section, Second Cavalry Association Maj. A. L. Lambert and Cpt. G. B. Layton, 2d Cavalry Lt. Col. George England and one of the 42nd Squadron Staff Officers met the Third Army Chief of Intelligence, Lt. Col. May, at Army Hqs at …

Patton's Funeral

From: SECOND UNITED STATES CAVALRY - A HISTORY Compiled, edited and published by Historical Section, Second Cavalry Association Maj. A. L. Lambert and Cpt. G. B. Layton, 2d Cavalry On December 21, 1945, following an accident on the Autobahn near Heidelberg, General George S. Patton Jr., Combat Commander of the Third U.S. Army, died as …