Memorial services in Luxeuil, France during World War II. U.S. Army Lieutenant General Alexander M Patch of the Seventh Army and Major General John E Dahlquist of the 36th Infantry Division present at the ceremony. Civilians gather in a street. Buildings along the street sides. French troops and French veterans of World War I parade. Lieutenant General Patch and a French General in front of a plaque commemorating the American forces of the Lafayette Escadrille. An officer addresses the crowd. Major General Dahlquist ties a battle streamer on the 36th Infantry Division flag. Officers and soldiers salute.
U.S. soldiers in Luxeuil-Les-Bains, France during World War II. Jeeps ford a river. A bulldozer spreads gravel over a crossing. Trees in the background. Other soldiers watch the activities.
U.S. soldiers in Luxeuil-Les-Bains, France during World War II. U.S. 36th Division M4 tanks and M10 tank destroyers loaded with soldiers move through streets. The streets are lined with cheering civilians. Buildings along the sides of the streets. People wave towards the soldiers.
French civilians gather on streets in Luxeuil-Les-Bains, France during World War II. A woman standing in the balcony of a building. Small flags on the building. A French workman climbs up a ladder. He repaints the French tricolor on a metal flag hanging from the building. People gather on the street. They look at the workman and cheer.
French civilians gather on the streets in Luxeuil-Les-Bains, France during World War II. The civilians gather on a street. They hold flags. A board on a wall reads: 'L Escadrille La Payette'. The civilians cheer.
Thanksgiving 1944 in Northeastern France, with the U.S. 26th Infantry Division, during World War 2. Several U.S. Army women nurses walk through muddy snow covered field in Northeastern France, during World War II. One of them pulls a small sled. At the same time,US troops march along sides of a nearby road. A U.S. soldier is issued a winter coat by a quartermaster.Other soldiers putting on new overcoats. U.S. troops in overcoats march along a wet road. A soldier holds up a sign reading," 26 'Yankee' Infantry Division, HAPPY- THANKSGIVING !, Europe 1944." The troops huddle over field cook stoves in a field. They smoke cigarettes. Large group of U.S. soldiers in a chow line near a cemetery in a French town (probably Dieuze, which they captured on November 20th). They receive a Thanksgiving dinner. Soldiers playing football on a snow covered field.