[Scrapbook Page: Rüsselsheim]

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

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Photographs of scenes from around Rüsselsheim, Germany following the American occupation. The top photo features Dan Melli sitting on a low brick wall in front of a dispensary with Thomas Walsh leaning through a window. The next photo features men identified as Magnani, Technical Sergeant Nelson, Ferdinand Caravelli, and Captain Brookshire standing together in front of a row of homes. The final picture has Dan Melli standing next to the provocatively posed Technical Sergeant Nelson.

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3 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm., on page 26 x 20 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. August 22, 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 23 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 scenes from around Rüsselsheim, Germany following the American occupation. The top photo features Dan Melli sitting on a low brick wall in front of a dispensary with Thomas Walsh leaning through a window. The next photo features men identified as Magnani, Technical Sergeant Nelson, Ferdinand Caravelli, and Captain Brookshire standing together in front of a row of homes. The final picture has Dan Melli standing next to the provocatively posed Technical Sergeant Nelson.

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3 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm., on page 26 x 20 cm.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: TADM_2003-106-240
  • Accession or Local Control No: TADM_2003-106-241
  • Accession or Local Control No: TADM_2003-106-242
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth396800

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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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[Scrapbook Page: Rüsselsheim, Germany, August 22, 1945] (Photograph)

[Scrapbook Page: Rüsselsheim, Germany, August  22, 1945]

Photographs of scenes from around Rüsselsheim, Germany following the American occupation. The top image shows homes along Wagner Strasse, with an "x" drawn over the house where Dan Melli was billeted. The second image shows a close-up of the home in which Melli was billeted, with an "x" drawn under the room where he stayed. The third image shows Dan Melli standing with Captain Brookshire and his dog, Rolph. The bottom photo is a picture of Captain Brookshire standing alone by a bridge's railing.

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[Scrapbook Page: Rüsselsheim, Germany, August 22, 1945], ark:/67531/metapth396146/

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  • August 22, 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: Rüsselsheim], photograph, August 22, 1945; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth396800/: accessed January 29, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.