7709th MP BN Paris, France WW II Pictures of the Battalion Officers during LTC Harry Gustafson was the Battalion Commander Nov 1943 to 1946.Assigned officers when the unit departed for England in 1944: LTC Harry Gustafson, CO; MAJ David Sigourney, XO; CPT Donald McIntire, S2/S3; LT Alfred Levine, ADJ; LT Fred Deyesso, S4; CPT Pierce, CO, Co A; CPT Ralph Philpott, CO, Co B; CPT Shephard, CO, Co C; CPT Marchand, CO, Co D; W/O Murphy, Personnel Off; CPT D. Schorr, Surgeon; CPT H. Teague, Dentist; LT B.J. Wall; LT H.G. Orton; LT G. Dugas; LT Norman Applebaum; LT C. Porcelli; LT Chas Echols; LT Geo Moore; LT Fred Vigil; LT Geo Morehouse; LT Cushman; LT Geo McCombs; LT F.A. Mac Donald; and LT Robert Collier.
8Protecting the family jewels NOTE: The Hesse Crown Jewels were discovered by an American soldier and a civilian in November 1945 in a castle used by Allied Soldiers. The two turned the jewels over to the Soldier's company commander, Capt. Kathleen Nash, after which the jewels disappeared. After an extensive investigation, Capt. Nash and another officer were convicted of smuggling the valuables out of the American Occupational Zone. In 1951, the collection of 270 diamonds and other jewels was returned to the Hesse family.
9Headquarters 709th Military Police Service Battalion, Frankfurt, 1952