Resources and Artifacts
Poem About Ludwiglust
Infantryman Harold A. Silverberg, of Cranston, who helped liberate the Ludwiglust concentration camp on May 8, 1945, wrote a poem about it.
605 TDB Booklet
This booklet has been prepared with the thought that, in time to come, it may serve as a reminder of the officers and men of the "605" of their service in the war.
Lt. Col. 605 TD Bn.
Rob Haldeman of TankDestroyer.net has an incredible site / database for all Tank Destroyer Units. Check his site out! This link takes to you his 605 page, but he has many other units' information.
Operation Grenade: Race to the Roer.
In two weeks of furious fighting in February and March 1945, the Ninth U.S. Army bulldozed its way over the Roer River on its drive to the Rhine.
Company B Directory
This is a upload of small booklet that served as a roster and directory of the men in B Company.
Company C Event Record
This is a detailed account / record of the events, places, attachments and actions of C Company of the 605th TDB.
Combat Locations & Dates
Here's a set of hand written combat dates and notes. The source of this document came from one of the families of a 605TDB Veteran, but the exact source isn't known.
Tank Destroyer Patch Approval Letter
The attached is a letter detailing the specifications of the Tank Destroyer Patch submitted /authorized for approval.
Wobbelin Film Commentary
Here is a outline of a film made about the Wobbelin Concentration Camp that the 605 TDB helped liberate. The notes detail narration and playback instructions. It is not known if this is the same film attached to this website.