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2017 Reunion Photos

Photos from the 2017 Reunion in Columbia, South Carolina are now available in our gallery. If you have reunion photos you'd like to share, please contact me....

87th Roster and Listing of the Fallen

There are two items I've wanted to include on our web site for a very long time.  One is a roster of the 87th, and the other is a list of the men who lost their lives during WWII.  So I'm very pleased to announce the availability of both items.   The roster is...

The Shirt

"The Shirt" is a song written to honor veterans of the 87th Infantry Division at their 67th annual reunion, which was held in Warwick, RI in September 2016.  The video below was recorded by Craig Stiegemeier, and begins with Karen Lilley explaining  the story which...

2016 Reunion Photos

Photos from the 2016 Reunion in Providence, Rhode Island are now available in our gallery. If you have reunion photos you'd like to share, please contact me....

Welcome to Our New Web Site

Our old web site served us well for almost 16 years, but technology has changed dramatically since then.  Smartphones, tablet computers, and social media didn't exist in the Fall of 2000.  So the time has come for us to refresh our site using newer technologies. We...

Monument Dedication at Fort Benning

On October 3, 2013, a monument to the 87th Infantry Division was dedicated at the National Infantry Museum's Memorial Walk of Honor at Fort Benning, GA. A video and numerous photos are available for viewing: Video Fort Benning Television Video Photos taken by an...

Liberty Convoy Honors 87th Infantry Division Veterans

The return of WWII veterans of the "Greatest Generation" to former battlefields is always dressed with a lot of emotions and memories. For many US units, the war ended in the Eastern part of Germany, prior to the encounter with Red Army units at the Elbe River.From...

Book Review: Battle of the Bulge

A striking feature of this book is its size — 8×12 inches and copiously illustrated. And its title, “Battle of the Bulge” promises a comprehensive picture of the month-long battle — the largest in American history.

On illustrative grounds the book delivers. Author Danny S. Parker has gathered an astonishingly opulent and representative photo collection that dramatizes the month-long battle better than any collection I have perused. Additionally, he publishes numerous detailed maps.