2-AD, Holland (South), Sept 1944

Wilhelmina-Bridge-Maestricht-1944
HQ&HQ Co : (Sep 15/20 1944)(Col Paul A. Disney)

Sept 15 1944
Late in the evening of Sep 15, the company moved out following the Division Artillery and crossed the Albert Canal at Canne (Wonk – Belgium), just east of the famous Fort Eben Emael, about midnight. Just beyond the Albert Canal they crossed from Belgium into Holland, adding another country to their growing list. Pulling off the road about one mile west of the city of Maastricht the company waited until daylight and proceeded through that city crossing the Meuse River on another pontoon bridge and set up the Regimental CP about 2 miles east of the river.

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