Patrol No 2 was invited to SHAFE HQ to show General Eisenhower their make-shift flag used to identify themselves as friendly American allies when they crawled out on the Torgau Bridge over the Elbe River. The flag was made from a bed-sheet colored with water colors.

 From left to right: William D. Robertson, James J. McDonnell, Paul Staub and Frank B. Huff, all from Hq 1st Bn, 273rd Inf Rgt.