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The 808th Tank Destroyer Battalion

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An assortment of US flags.
Don't Tread On Me
Colonial Era

US Army Flag - 1775
US Army Flag
Adopted in 1775

Betsy Ross flag
Betsy Ross Flag

13 Star Flag
13 Star -
First Official Flag

Civil Flag of Peacetime
Civil Flag of
Peacetime

34 Star - Civil War Era
34 Star
Civil War Era

Confederate Battle Flag
Confederate Battle Flag

50 Star Current US Flag
50 Star
Current US Flag

Headquarters Locations in the ETO

The 808th Tank Destroyer Battalion Command Posts were located In the following villages, towns and cities in the countries of England, France, Luxembourg, Germany and Austria:

St. Gennaine de Leuice, France, 19 Sept. 1944
St. Mars, France, 20 Sept. 1944
Courtalain, France, 21 Sept. 1944
Sens, France, 22 Sept. 1944
Griscourt, France, 24 Sept. 1944
Dleulouard, France, 25 Sept. 1944
Liocourt, France, 9 Oct. 1944
Landremount, France, 11 Oct. 1944
St. Epvre, France, 13 Nov. 1944
Lesse, France, 15 Nov. 1944
Falquemont, France, 24 Nov. 1944
St. Avoid, France, 28 Nov. 1944 (The Germans planted time bombs here)
808 headquartersGruenviller, France, 5 Dec. 1944
St. Avoid, France, 7 Dec. 1944 (Back to the time bombs)
Rohrbaoh, France, 18 Dec. 1944
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, 20 Dec. 1944 (Battle of the Bulge area)
Junglingster, Luxembourg, 23 Dec. 1944
Moutfourt, Luxembourg, 24 Dec. 1944 (Stayed here for Christmas & New Year)
Beyren, Luxembourg, 5 Feb. 1945
Echternach, Luxembourg, 22 Feb. 1945 (At the German border)
Walsfeldersberg, Germany, 28 Feb. 1945
Alsdorf, Germany, 1 March 1945
Idenhelm, Germany, 6 March 1945
Speicher, Germany, 8 March 1945
Landschied, Germany, 10 March 1945
Wittlich, Germany, 12 March 1945
Norath, Germany, 20 March 1945
Nastatten, Germany, 28 March 1945
Idstein, Germany, 29 March 1945
Sentra, Germany, 4 April 1945
Treffurt, Germany, 5 April 1945
Gerstungen, Germany, 9 April 1945
Ernstroda, Germany, 12 April 1945
Ichtershaussen, Germany, 14 April 1945
Oberhaid, Germany, 17 April 1945
Grossbellhofen, Germany, 19 April 1945
Hengneberg, Germany, 20 April 1945
Vellburg, Germany, 23 April 1945
Haugenried, Germany, 25 April 1945
Sinzing, Germany, 27 April 1945
Regensburg, Germany, 28 April 1945 (At the Danube River)
Weizenkirehen, Austria, 4 May 1945
Linz, Austria, 5 May 1945
St. Florian, Austria, 6 May 1945 (HQ location on VE Day)

Reprinted from 808 TD Bn. Records kept by Chet Norwin.

 

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