The 24th Infantry Division Association

Founded August 1945 on a Philippine Island beach


Operation Nomad-Hill #633  

“D” Company, 3rd Combat Engineers & 5th RCT

By Dan Rickert, 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, “D” Company, 3rd Combat Engineers  

Rickert, Hoffman, Murry
PFC Dan Rickert, CPL Hoffman, and PFC Dave Murray (who took the photos shown here), after ammunition issue and ready to start for the line of departure to Hill 633.

D, 3rd Engineers jump off
“D” Company, 3rd Engineers jump off for Hill 633.

D 3rd engineers
5th RCT casualties returning from Hill 633.

Cut trees by artillery 
Trees cut by artillery shells.

Top of Hill 633
Crest of Hill 633. Shown are men from both the 5th and the 3rd digging in and repairing the entrenchments just taken from the enemy.  

The Taro Leaf, Vol 62(4) Fall 2008, pg.30.