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Do you remember three days with Sgt. Walter?

A lot of memories returned as I read the first issue 2007 of the Checkerboard. There is a picture and story of a small monument that the Germans placed in the forest where K/393 was located, prior to and the first day of the Bulge.

Why should I remember this area since I was platoon sergeant of Third Platoon, L/393?

On Dec. 16, as we were driving the Germans out of our area, they led us over to K Company's area. K Company was gone and we took over their foxholes and remained there through Dec. 19.

The Germans were already behind our lines and headed west. We were told that K Company only had 17 men who survived the original onslaught.

If any of my men who were with me for those three days are still alive, I would like to hear from them.

Robert Walter L/393

938 Loudon Dr.

Fostoria OH 44830