Silver Star Recipient
On 22 April 1945, at a company formation, the Silver Star Medal was presented to “Pfc. Melville I. Kramer, 3264006, 505th Eng. L. Pon. Co. for gallantry in action and disregard for personal safety displayed on 23rd February 1945 (Roer River Crossing) in Germany, which reflects highest credit upon himself and the armed forces of the United.
Mel currently lives in West Palm Beach, Florida and is 88 years old.
Mel has written a small book of his experiences. In the near future we hope to put his book on this page in a PDF file.
Here are a couple of stories has written about his experiences with the 505th.