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Dedication of Santa Fe Stadium

Official Program

Santa Fe Stadium Dedication Program

Koblenz, Germany - July 1, 1945

The Santa Fe Stadium in Koblenz, Germany was dedicated to the 35th Infantry Division on July 1, 1945. The stadium was originally built in 1920. Still in use and today known as Oberwerth Stadium, it has been substantially remodeled since 1945.

Dedication Ceremony Program

Entrance of Citation Winners - 1st Battalion 320th Infantry Regiment; 1st Battalion 134th Infantry Regiment; 2nd Platoon Company D 134th Infantry Regiment

Entrance of Commanding Generals

Introduction by Chief of Staff, Colonel Maddrey A. Solomon

Division Commander's Address, Brigadier General Theodore L. Futch

Presentation of Arms; National Anthem

Inspection of troops

Reading of citations; presentation of streamers and badges by Army commander

Troops pass in review

The dedication also featured a baseball game between the 35th Division Indians and the 106th Division Cubs.

The Official Dedication Program includes photographs of Commanding Officers; brief histories of the 35th and 106th Infantry Divisions; photographs of baseball players from the 35th Division Indians and the 106th Division Cubs teams; baseball game scorecard; dedication ceremony program; stadium history; description of the 35th Division sports program; 15th U.S. Army Baseball and Softball League Schedules for 1945; description of 35th Division Battle Honors for Mortain, Hill 122 (St. Lo), and the Blies River.

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See original video from the dedication ceremony

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