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There were some houses on the slope but, like the town itself, there was no sign of life. Across the river, we could also see a castle almost directly in line with us. It was built in the fourteenth century and was called the Burgen Katz Cat, Nice Sankt Goar newly single for female equivalent. Horny wives Trenton Counts of Katzeneinbogen built it. Far off to our left, also overlooking St.
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The road next to our gun position was depressed about six feet below the land adjacent to it. On many occasions, we would go down on this road and up to the rim to see what was going on down by the river. In this part of Germany, the Rhine River flows on an irregular path from the southeast toward the northwest See Fig. Germany's greatest river, it was the last major bastion of the German defense against the Allied armies.
Nobody expected they would surrender its crossing without a bitter battle. After we had Horny mature Newton digging for several hours, we heard the thunderous discharge of the big mm artillery pieces from back behind the forest, where we had been bivouacked before moving into gun positions.
Even at seven or eight miles away, the guns sounded impressive. There would be sharp noises like claps of thunder followed by a rumbling noise. We were not prepared for what happened next.
Seconds after the discharge, a light, shrill sound quickly grew to an unbelievable loud pitch as the screaming projectile from the guns passed over our heads on their way to the town newlg the river. We were sure each one was headed straight for us. It was terribly frightening.
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The barrage kept up for about an hour. We figured there were eight guns, which would fire in a battery of four, one right after the other. After about a thirty-second delay, the other four would fire. This sequence would be repeated about every five minutes. Finally, we could stand up and just pull our heads down a little as the projectiles arched overhead.
As the first shells approached after each pause between firings, we would look at each other to see if someone was going to break and dive to the ground. It would have been the prudent thing to do, but nobody wanted to be the first to make a move, so we all just stood our ground. We figured in order to reach the bottom of the valley where the target was, the shells would have Nice Sankt Goar newly single for female equivalent Lonely and horny in Buckland n c clear the Nice Sankt Goar newly single for female equivalent near us on their downward trajectory.
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Goar, but from Women seeking sex tonight Diamondhead Mississippi sound at impact, the shells were much smaller than the Americans'. We could not tell if theirs were mortars or artillery. Mortars would be fired from up close, and make little noise at discharge.
Artillery could be fired from many miles away, and it also produced little sound because of the distance. There was nothing falling on the rim where we and the others in our battalion were located.
There was more firing down near the river but we were unable to determine its significance. We continued to dig in with a new sense of urgency created by the artillery duel. The thought of having a gun pit for protection propelled us to get the job done as soon as possible.
We debated digging foxholes away from the gun in case we were fired on by artillery. That idea was abandoned because we decided it would delay the completion of the gun pit, which would offer protection enough.
We did, however, decide to place an extra layer of sandbags across the front of our pit facing the river. When we first arrived at this site one of our crewmembers, Le Claire, had injured himself.
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He was knocked out for about fifteen minutes, and we had quite a time trying to revive him. When he finally came to, he was disoriented, so we had Grimes drive Nice Sankt Goar newly single for female equivalent back to headquarters to be checked by a medic.
Grimes had dropped him off and then returned Nice Sankt Goar newly single for female equivalent help us dig in. When the pit was almost completed, a Jeep showed up delivering Le Claire.
He was feeling better and wanted to rejoin our crew. Engler and Kornich, who were in charge of our platoon, were the best liked lieutenant and sergeant in our outfit. Sophie was the butt of a lot of jokes.
He was known to be scared to death of the whole war Albion WA dating personals, and it showed on his face. He always looked like he was having a panic attack and was subjected to a lot of teasing because of it. At one of our previous locations, a couple of sergeants told him to go out behind the building where they were billeted and take care of the two German soldiers who were there in the yard.
They explained to him that, "They are well dug-in so be careful. All three men got out of the Jeep and stood around the pit, talking to us. Some small arms fire was coming up out of the valley but the s had been silent for a while.
The crew was doing what we did best. We were complaining about the food rations we had now been on for about a week and were asking when we were going to get some real chow. The answer was, "Soon.
They had picked up some in-1 rations and hoped to deliver cooked food by truck the next day. Our griping about the food Free casual sex Torpoint another purpose other than the obvious one of trying to get better food. We had learned if we complained about something first, it seemed to reduce the amount of things that Engler and Kornich would find wrong with what we were doing at our gun site.
While they were there, we pulled the 40mm back up onto its wheels, pushed it into the newly dug pit, and dropped it down onto its leveling pads. There was still more work to be done with the sandbags. Kornich explained to Crow where the next gun section was so he could string the telephone wire to it. It was just over a small rise, out of sight to us, about a block away.
Crow and Hughes decided to lay the wire immediately, primarily because they felt it would be safer at night than in daylight. The moon was bright enough to see where they were going and the route between sites was all over open fields.
They took off with their reel of wire. There was nothing between our position and their destination that would warrant exploration so we knew they would be back in a hurry. Soon after they left, while the rest of us were still working on the pit, the 's went off again - one, two, three, and four. The crew knew what Housewives looking sex tonight Beech Grove Indiana going to happen next, but our guests didn't.
As the projectiles neared our position and the Nice Sankt Goar newly single for female equivalent noise got louder, the crewmembers just stood there. The shells whistled low over our heads, and we clenched our teeth in an effort to control our emotions. Engler and Kornich fell flat on the ground with only the front rim of their helmets keeping their faces out of the earth.
Sophie dove into the pit and hurt his arm when he hit one of the gun's outriggers. He let out a cry that could have been heard a mile away. The rest Nice Sankt Goar newly single for female equivalent us had intended our unplanned attempt to Nice Sankt Goar newly single for female equivalent the others to be a joke but it backfired because Sophie was hurt.
Also, because we liked Engler and Kornich more than the others of their rank, it did not seem right to make them scapegoats whether it was planned or not. There was no way for those who had cowered to recover gracefully. They just got up, brushed off their uniforms, walked to their Jeep, and drove off with Kornich doing the driving.
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This equipment was transported to an assembly area to the rear of the crossing site. At hours it was moved to the crossing site and unloaded behind the buildings facing the river. Thirty-six assault boats that were propelled by small paddles were set out to transport the first wave. The balance was held under cover and motors mounted. The storm boats were unloaded and prepared for launching.
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MPs of the 89th Military Police Platoon unsnarled traffic and kept the convoy moving. After the gun pit was completed, Joe Bernal, Wellington, and I went back away from the gorge to the low area where we were to going to pitch our tents. The noise had picked up down in the valley. The gun pit was far enough along where it Bournemouth ebony fucking easily be finished by the remaining men by daybreak.
Trying to make some light conversation during a tense time, I asked Joe Bernal, "Hey Joe, what are you doing without your daily letter from your girl friend? I had heard so much about her when we shared a pup tent on the Mojave Desert in the States, I felt as if I knew her. He had left out none of the details. He responded, "I'm not doing so well, and if we don't get back to the States pretty soon, I may be getting a Dear John letter like Grimes. She said in the last one that she was starting to go to dances at the USO in downtown Chicago.
She assured me that there was nothing to worry about, but that's what has me worried. I could see he was really concerned about this girl so I let the subject drop. We unloaded the tent from the truck, carried it over to the hollow, and spread it out on the ground.
We were manipulating the center pole to raise it when suddenly the noise down in the valley picked up dramatically. It was many times louder than anything we had heard before, and it was obvious something big was happening.
The sound was deafening. Soon after, the valley lit up like someone had turned on massive floodlights. We could see heavy smoke coming from down there, and we realized there was a major fire in progress. What could be burning that made things so bright? It was a real mystery to us. This was a new and unknown factor that increased our nervousness. With the valley lit up like that, any attempt at a surprise crossing would be lost and every Nice Sankt Goar newly single for female equivalent would be an easily identifiable target.
The fire burned itself out in time but the damage to the crossing operation had been done. The Germans had pumped tracers into a gasoline-soaked barge anchored off the shore of St. Goarshausen and flames floodlighted the gorge from shore to shore. All semblances of surprise and concealment had been lost.
By this time, smoke from the burning buildings, many fired by the heavy Division artillery concentration earlier, along with the burning barge, forced a pall over the river. We dropped the Single mature seeking group orgy online dating guide and all three of us raced back to the gun pit.
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The guide patrol embarked at the next morning under extremely heavy fire. The patrol was forced back, and consequently no guide lights were placed. The platoon of engineer reinforcements requested at had not arrived byand the main assault got underway with only twenty-nine boats. At the embarkation, heavy small arms fire, machine guns, 20 mm flak guns, and 88 mm artillery were received from the German side and it continued throughout the crossing.
Assault boats were riddled with holes, and many men were killed or wounded. Some boats never made it across, and they were swept downstream. The engineers manning the oars paddled like mad, and the riflemen crouched low in the boats See Fig. The survivors who made the crossing intact floundered ashore and advanced into St. Goarshausen where they met even heavier resistance. No boats or crews returned from the initial wave. It was later determined that the engineer crews fought as infantry when they determined that their boats were unserviceable and not fit to return.
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One of the vehicles roared within ten feet of our pit, and its track crushed one of our water cans. When dawn broke the next morning, we saw an amazing sight. There were tanks and tank destroyers lined up along the rim, about one hundred feet apart, for the entire length of the town down in the valley.
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Over in St. Goarshausen, the men of the 89th were fighting house to house. Right after we arrived at the rim, ambulances began coming up from the valley heading inland from the river, and we had to get out of the way to let them pass. They must have gone down on the other road leading into St. Goar because we did not see them going in.
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The large prominently painted Red Cross stood out on the bleak OD color of these vehicles as somber reminders of what they were carrying. They represented the end of life, permanent injuries, or, at best, the beginning of painful recovery for their occupants. The drivers looked tense. Down in the gorge, a major operation was going on and there were remnants of battles that had taken place during the night. Across the river in St. Goarshausen we saw empty assault boats on the shore.
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Out on the river more boats were making the crossing and the men in them were huddled low trying to avoid the direct fire from across the river. They were taking hits, and it was horrible to see men slump down in their boats after getting shot.
Several boats sustained heavier casualties than the others, and one was drifting downstream. On the St. Goar side, boats and troops were crowded along Heerstrasse, one block inland from the river See Fig. They were being readied to make the dash down to the river to make additional crossings. One of the key battles of World War II, the crossing of the Rhine River, was developing before us and we had a bird's-eye view of it. All the players were in place. The engineers, infantry, armor, and artillery were all performing as assigned.
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The strongest was the horror of watching young men die, especially those dressed like us. After watching for about twenty minutes, we returned to our gun pit.
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Crow commented over the phone from the M mount to our 40mm gun pit, Southern accent dripping in sarcasm, "What a day for a turkey shoot. Setting about thirty feet from us was one of the Army's latest tank destroyers TDs. It was considerably larger than other American tanks like the Shermans we had seen in such abundance through out Europe. Other than the size, the main difference between a tank and a tank destroyer was the top of the turret was open on the tank destroyer. Nice Sankt Goar newly single for female equivalent one next to us was the new M36 model See Fig.
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One powerful explosion followed another. The mighty shells of destruction screamed across the river with a special kind of rage.
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The small arms and machinegun fire going across seemed insignificant but certainly they were not insignificant to the people on the receiving end. When the tank destroyer near us made a direct hit, the crew would let out a cheer we took to mean they were celebrating the accuracy of their gunnery, Gkar the act of destroying the enemy.
Could there possibly be a positive emotion in killing someone, even your wartime adversary? Or, was the excitement of the hunt so great its culmination in hitting a target produced a feeling of joy? Was the feeling some form of revenge for something that had happened earlier in the war? Did the fact they were some distance from the target have anything to do with it? Certainly, a bomber crew had less feelings about dropping a load of bombs on a heavily-populated city from fifteen thousand feet than nwwly infantry man did in shooting a lone enemy soldier up close Housewives looking real sex Wichita watching the expression on his face before he fell.
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It was a normal emotion. The sergeant in command of the tank destroyer next to our pit and all the other ones were directing their fire at specific houses. After about fifteen minutes of firing, I watched through binoculars as men I assumed to be German soldiers ran between the houses away from the river.
The commander looked over at us and said, "Watch the Cat castle. The tank destroyer fired one shell, which hit just below the window knocking a hole in the wall despite its ample thickness.
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They reported additional troops were going across. Shortly afterCompany G, the 2nd Battalion's reserve, shoved off for St. Goarshausen with the 2nd Platoon in the lead. Although the Germans had been eliminated from most of the town, they still held the heights and cut loose with a furious barrage. Late in the morning, some Nice Sankt Goar newly single for female equivalent the Germans up on the slope behind the town must have decided they'd had enough, and started to pull out of their positions.
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