Mike and Julie Black

in Sospel, France, August 2013

with Patricia and Roland Orengo

with 1944 photos from Lt. Ed Athey, H Company

Mike Black, Julie Black,

Roland and Patricia Orengo

Nice seaside today
Varietes Theater
Nice seaside Hotel Negresco dome, 1944
Hotel Negresco, now
Sospel then
Sospel now
Bowling Alley Road, Col De Braus, then
Bowling Alley Road, Col De Braus, now
Monument to 517th,

downtown Sospel bridge

us, Jeep, at Golf Hotel
Downtown Sospel in the jeep
Roland, jeep, Sospel Bridge
Officers H Company

1st row McKillup Thomas, Athey

Athey, Harmon, Friebel

Golf Hotel

damaged Golf Hotel
Golf Hotel back damage was upstairs to left
Golf Hotel front and German held ridge
Roland's WW2 Museum & the parka
Looking down onto Sospel,

plenty of shrapnel still on the ground

Corner with Varietes Theater
Fort St Roch pillbox, Maginot Line, now
same pillbox then with soldier shadow
Nice 1944 Varietes & street marked
Col de Braus, now
Col de Braus 1944, unknown GI
Roland & monument,artifacts from their property
Monument text



Received from Julie Black,

daughter of Lt. Ed Athey, H Company
, 2013