FEATURE STORIES - The men of the 106th Division

The saga of Lt. Eric F. Wood Jr.

Executive Officer, Battery "A"
589th Field Artillery Battalion

The legend of Lieutenant Eric Wood is one of the most famous stories of the 106th Division. Lieutenant Wood escaped from an enemy ambush in Schönberg on 17 December 1944 and reportedly waged a one-man guerrilla war in the forests around Meyerode, Belgium.

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Battle for Parker's Crossroads

19-23 December 1944
Baraque de Fraiture, Belgium

Under the command of Major Arthur C. Parker III, the remnants of the 589th Field Artillery Battalion were able to defend the vital crossroads of Baraque de Fraiture, Belgium against the spearhead of the German 2nd SS Panzer Division.

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On this page you can find a few biographies of members of the 106th Infantry Division.  Items displayed on this page are courtesy of the Webmaster's collection unless stated otherwise.  Click on the photo to be forwarded to the page in question.

 

 

 

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