Site where the field kitchen was set-up in Eschweiler, as it looks today.
The "barn" where captured soldiers from the 28th Cav. Recon Troop were held prior to marching east to their eventual POW camps, has changed little since the war.
Cafe Halt as it is today, at the crossroad near where the convoy was ambushed.
The Huberty House after the war. Virginia Huberty looks out from a second story window.
Members of the Pletschett family standing in front of their house after the war.
Pletschett house left and the Huberty house on the right as they look today,
The Pletschet house after the war. The upper right window is the room where George and Cletus stayed.
Victoria Pletschet, July 2017
George Mergenthaler, Charles Stansbury & Cletus La Fond (L-R) in Eschweiler
Eschweiler, 1954. Photo taken by Alice Mergenthaler
The 28th Cavalry Recon Troop at Pen y Coed mansion outside St. Clears, Wales; March 1944 (George Mergenthaler is in the back row, last soldier on the right)
George Mergenthaler outside St. Mauritius, December 1944
A disabled Sherman tank outside St. Mauritius, July 1945
George Mergenthaler, Charles Stansbury, Cletus La Fond pose with one of the troop's M8 scout vehicles, December 1944
George Mergenthaler's 1943 Princeton University yearbook picture. (colorization: Marina Amaral)
St. Mauritius in Eschweiler, 1945
St. Mauritius in Eschweiler, Luxembourg as it looks today
Plaster cast of George Mergenthaler greeting visitors to St. Mauritius
The hand painted mural behind the altar in St. Mauritius in Eschweiler, Luxembourg
The roadside monument a mile down the road from Eschweiler near Cafe Halt.
The Mergenthaler Children (L-R) Herman, Eugene, Fritz, Pauline
Alice Mergenthaler on her wedding day in 1910
Pauline Mergenthaler, 18 years old
Nora Mitchell plays in the snow on the town green in Rye, NY, 1922.