[Scrapbook Page: Men beginning to be discharged!]

One of 115 photographs in the series: Dan J. Melli Collection available on this site.

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Photographs of soldiers preparing to be discharged and leave Germany. The first photo involves a First Sergeant calling out while holding a paper. Soldiers mill about to the right, with Ferdinand Caravelli looking towards the camera. The middle-left photo shows Joe Hurt carrying a full sack over his back and standing in a street. The middle-right photo shows Nathan Levine standing in front of a German theater. The bottom photo is a close up of Dan Melli and a man named John. They are smiling, standing in front of a wall, and wearing shirts and ties.

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4 photographs : b&w ; 8 x 13 cm., and smaller, on page 28 x 20 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. September 3, 1945.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and two others and was provided by The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 53 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

This Museum is located in Abilene and serves as a display and teaching museum for the study of World War II and its impact on the American people. It primarily contains 12th Armored Division World War II archives, memorabilia, and oral histories, along with selected equipment and material loaned or donated by others.

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Photographs of soldiers preparing to be discharged and leave Germany. The first photo involves a First Sergeant calling out while holding a paper. Soldiers mill about to the right, with Ferdinand Caravelli looking towards the camera. The middle-left photo shows Joe Hurt carrying a full sack over his back and standing in a street. The middle-right photo shows Nathan Levine standing in front of a German theater. The bottom photo is a close up of Dan Melli and a man named John. They are smiling, standing in front of a wall, and wearing shirts and ties.

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4 photographs : b&w ; 8 x 13 cm., and smaller, on page 28 x 20 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: TADM_2003-106-306
  • Accession or Local Control No: TADM_2003-106-307
  • Accession or Local Control No: TADM_2003-106-308
  • Accession or Local Control No: TADM_2003-106-309
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth395880

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This photograph is part of the following collections of related materials.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

The 12th Armored Division Photograph Collection

These photos depict the life of the 12th Armored Division during WWII. Funded by grants from the Community Foundation of Abilene and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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Photographs of street scenes in Rüsselsheim, Germany. The top photograph shows a narrow street with houses on the left side and a riverbank on the right. A caption points out that Wolfgang Mozart lived in the first house. The second photo features Captain Brookshire and First Sergeant B. Kasidlo standing in the middle of a street near an army truck. A dog named "Rolfe" stands between them, and a girl rides a bicycle near houses on the left. The bottom photo shows Brookshire and Lieutenant Samont standing in a road with an army truck behind them to the right.

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[Scrapbook Page: Rüsselsheim River Main], ark:/67531/metapth396727

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  • September 3, 1945

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  • March 30, 2014, 6:38 p.m.

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  • March 25, 2019, 2:56 p.m.

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[Scrapbook Page: Men beginning to be discharged!], photograph, September 3, 1945; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth395880/: accessed January 24, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.