Date: June 1945
Description: Photographs of captured German areas. The top two images concern destroyed railroad assets in Aalen, Germany. The image on the top left is of the ruins of a railroad station. The building has been burned away to reveal brick and metal supports. A locomotive sits to the right. The top right photograph features several locomotives sitting on tracks. The third photo is of a pile of artillery shells stacked in a woodland near Ansbach, Germany. The bottom left photo is a different angle of the same shells with U.S. soldiers posing in front of them. The bottom right photograph is of Howie Philwin, Al Kobelicks, Rhodes, and Nathan Levine wearing U.S. Army uniforms and walking down a road that cuts through a forest.
Contributing Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum