Early Saturday morning December
30, 1944 at 7:00 a.m. a bombing and strafing attack
hit the 101st in and around Bastogne.
Including in the attack were Company B soldiers
from the 326th Airborne Engineer
Battalion (C) asleep were asleep in their billet.
Five of the soldiers in Company B were killed and
two severely wounded.
The five killed were Sergeants
Henry J. Aper and
William R. Bopp, Corporal
Calbert M. Jones and two Privates,
William G. Myrick and
Henry R. Ravencraft. The two wounded were
Edward H. Neilsen and
William B. Engle.
Leonard Rapport and Arthur
Rendezvous With Destiny: A History of The 101st
Airborne Division (Greenville, TX: 101st Airborne
Division Association, 1948), 609.
Engineer Battalion (C) Morning Report
Hospital Admission Card Data
Brian N. Siddall
February 25, 2023