John G. Kaiser

Kaiser joined Item Company – 60th Infantry Regiment on 10 February 1945, and took over the 2nd rifle platoon. The regiment is then around the German town of Dreiborn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. After leading his platoon in Germany, the division arrived in Remagen where the Old Reliables fought for the famous Bridge at Remagen, and establish a bridgehead. On 6 March, Kaiser’s platoon is tasked to hold positions on roadblocks in Röttgen, between Bonn and Remagen. On 12 March, Item Company commenced […]

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German relics from the battle

The Battle of Monceau-Imbrechies involved few companies of the 60th Infantry Regiment, and a German battalion-size force that was entrenched in and around the village of Macon, down the ridge of Imbrechies. It was around 11:30 that Saturday, 2 September 1944, when the German artillery (116. Panzer Division – Panzer-Artillerie-Regiment 146) started to shell the ridge of Imbrechies, where soldiers from Able Company – 60th Infantry were observed. A German Command Car went up the hill and was immediately hit by […]

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