Check out CITIZEN SOLDIERS, Stephen E. Ambrose, author, Simon & Schuster, NYNY, publisher.
There is a five page reference to the attack on Wesel involving the 194th GIR, 17th ABD, starting on page 434.
Detailed and graphic.
It mentions soldiers who may still survive that incident. Wallace Thompson, medic John Heffner, pilot and Bruce Merryman, pilot, are named. (None of them gave oral histories of their experiences for Dr. Ambrose's book)