Aerial View of a City

Aerial View of a City

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Manila, Philippines. In the center of the frame is a river with a bridge over it. Printed in the bottom left-hand corner is, "Manila, P. I. Downtown Section."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Aerial View Of Manila

Aerial View Of Manila

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Manila in the Philippines, including buildings and what appear to be formal gardens.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Soldiers in Convoy]

[Soldiers in Convoy]

Date: 1945
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Warren, Major Meredith, and Bud Asthalter standing up in a truck in a convoy. Other trucks are visible in the background, traveling through the Quezon National Park.
Contributing Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
[Photographs of Philippines]

[Photographs of Philippines]

Date: 1945~
Creator: unknown
Description: Flip album containing eleven photographs of Manila and Luzon Island in the Philippines, taken near the end of World War II. Most of the images show street scenes, buildings, and people. There are also images related to the war, including a propaganda poster, ruins, barricades, and U.S. soldiers stationed on the islands.
Contributing Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
[Major Alfred Morris Jr.]

[Major Alfred Morris Jr.]

Date: December 1945
Creator: Forward, George L.
Description: Taken by Lt. Geo. L. Forward of Texarkana, Ark. at the Liba Staging area, Philippines, December 1945, of Maj. Alfred Morris, Jr. sun bathing. From the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
Oral History Interview with Lloyd C. Fons, October 29, 2008

Oral History Interview with Lloyd C. Fons, October 29, 2008

Date: October 29, 2008
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Fons, Lloyd C.
Description: Interview with Lloyd C. Fons, an officer in the U. S. Navy during World War II. After completing midshipman's school and earning a commission, Fons served aboard patrol torpedo (PT) boats in the Philippines. He served in Squadron 17 aboard three different boats - 229, 230 and 231. He eventually became the commanding officer of PT 229 in July, 1945. His primary assignment seemed to be delivering guerrillas to various locations in Mindoro and Luzon. After the war, Fons was transferred to Hong Kong where he was commanding officer aboard a yard patrol boat, YP 641, for 11 months. Here, his primary duty seemed to be delivering frozen and refrigerated food to other ships.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
[Filipinos Moving Back]

[Filipinos Moving Back]

Date: [1942..1943]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Filipinos moving back into the city of Tacloban. They are unloading full sacks from the back of a cow to a porch.
Contributing Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
[Robert Peters Kneeling]

[Robert Peters Kneeling]

Date: [1944..1945]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Robert Peters kneeling beside tents, holding a camera.
Contributing Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
[Photograph of Robert Peters]

[Photograph of Robert Peters]

Date: [1944..1945]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Robert Peters standing in front of Santo Tomas University in the Philippines.
Contributing Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
Aerial View of Building

Aerial View of Building

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of buildings. There are automobiles parked in front of the Manila Hotel. The legible text printed at the bottom of the image is "Manila Hotel, Manila, P." and "(2-11-26-10 AM) (20-800)."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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