WWII Conference and Banquet
Kingston, NY
October 5-7, 2006



photos from Gene Langenberg (B Co, 2nd ABN, 1966-1967)
Currahee Flag

(Front L-R): COL(R) Edward D. Shames (I/HQ, 3rd BN; E Co, 2nd BN, 506th PIR, 1942-1945)
                 Frank DeAngelis (
made shadow boxes for veterans)
                 Forrest L. Guth (
E Co, 506th PIR, 1942-1945)
                 Jake McNiece [HQ, REGT (acting SGT, Demolition "Filthy 13"), 506th PIR, 1942-1945]
                 
and author of the book The Filthy 13, from the Dustbowl to Hitler's Eagle's Nest,
                 the 101st Airborne's Most Legendary Squad of Combat Paratroopers: the True
                 Story of "The Dirty Dozen"
(Back): Gene Langenberg (B Co, 2nd ABN, 1966-1967)

The WWII veterans are holding a Currahee Flag, which Gene brought to the conference.





Langenberg and Guth

Gene Langenberg and Forrest Guth

Gene is holding his copy of the Currahee Scrapbook, 506th PIR
20 July 1942 - 4 July 1945
, published in Germany in 1945. Forrest
is holding the Currahee Hat with Airborne Wings Insignia given to him
by Gene.




Langenberg and McNiece

Gene Langenberg and Jake McNiece




WWII Veterans

COL(R) Ed Shames and Forrest Guth were Featured Guest Speakers at the
conference. They presented an Oral History Seminar on The Band of Brothers,
E Company, 506th Parachute Infantry.

Jake McNiece was also a conference Guest Speaker. He presented an Oral
History Seminar on "The Filthy Thirteen", HQ Company, 506th Regiment





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