August 8, 2003


Staff Sgt. Bernard Kreselewski, from Grand Rapids, MI, and the
337th Field Artillery Battalion of the 88th Division, numbers a keg
of gold prior to it being loaded onto a truck in the Fortezza area of
Italy. Standing guard at the table is PFC Charles O'Cline, of Fairfield,
IL, 349th Infantry Regiment, 88th Division, while 1st Lt. Carl O.
Nordberg, of Driftwood, PA, 337th Field Artillery, 88th Division,
checks the marking. Col. E. O. Howell, Capeway Courthouse, NJ,
Senior Finance Officer, 5th Army, looks on. Photo by 196th
Signal Photo Co., dated May 17, 1945.