Message from the CO.
Greetings.  Thank you for visiting the Living History Company portion of this site. 
The 853rd Aviation Engineer Battalion, Living History Company ("LH Coy") is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the original members of the battalion, providing realistic, historically accurate and high-quality educational briefings and seminars, classroom presentations, and historical research. 
To enhance, and sometimes even correct, the education of America's youth and adult populations through living history presentations based upon facts, stories and accounts of World War II heroes who served in the 853rd EAB in the China-Burma-India (CBI and IB) Theaters of war.
"Redivivus preteritus, Erudio posterus"
(Reconstructing the past, Educating the future)
Thank you again for visiting and I encourage you to find a section of the LH Coy that may interest you and get involved.  Please contact me for more information.
Jason D. Markiewitz
Company Commander
(Grandson of Sgt Louis R. Markiewitz, Co C. 853rd, 1943-1945)