[Soldiers Sitting Beside a T-34 Calliope Rocket Launcher]

One of 143 photographs in the series: William Giannopoulos Collection available on this site.

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Photograph of three uniformed soldiers sitting on top of a partially visible M4 tank and under the tank's T-34 Calliope rocket launcher. The men are identified from left to right as Griff Lingo, William Giannopolous, and Calvin Singer. "Augsburg, Germany" is handwritten on the lower right portion of the photo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 8 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. May 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 66 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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Photograph of three uniformed soldiers sitting on top of a partially visible M4 tank and under the tank's T-34 Calliope rocket launcher. The men are identified from left to right as Griff Lingo, William Giannopolous, and Calvin Singer. "Augsburg, Germany" is handwritten on the lower right portion of the photo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 8 cm.

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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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  • May 1945

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  • July 18, 2014, 12:55 p.m.

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[Soldiers Sitting Beside a T-34 Calliope Rocket Launcher], photograph, May 1945; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth437058/: accessed June 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.