|PFC Bill Lamberson|
also took advantage of this popular setting for a variety of photos to send home.
holds a unlikely mascot, a fox dubbed as "Frenchy"
Pfc Edward M. Rusch
|Postcard For The Folks Back Home
was one way the men let their families know that they were well. This one titled "Camp de Sissonne - Caserne Et Refectoires"("Barracks
And Canteens") was brought home by Cisilio Gonzales, HQ HQ
Private's Den, Camp Sissonne
was undoubtedly a heavily patronized location
Lt. George Miles
Sissonne Base Camp, 1945
George wrote on the back of this photo of himself, "I was undoubtedly planning a
giant movement when this was taken."
Pvt Donald Faulkner, Pfc William Lamberson and Pfc Norman Willis
Club, Camp Sissonne
Sissonne was an R&R (Rest & Relaxation) camp for the 508th on two occasions and although there was plenty of training there was also the chance for a. quiet beer with buddies. MSgt James Smylie is 4th from the left. All other men in this shot are unidentified
(courtesy Janet Smylie Hart, daughter of MSgt. James B. Smylie)
Co I. (from Beaumont, TX)
(Courtesy O.B. Hill collection)