[Photograph of Hellcats Lady Comic]

One of 194 photographs in the series: Louis C. Britton Collection available on this site.

Description

Copy negative of a Hellcat Division comic, showing a black cat driving a tank with a woman in the foreground. Caption reads, "A bit of lace for the "Hellcat News" -- and the boys in the Hellcat Division -- with the best wishes of Male Call and Milton Caniff."

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 13 x 9 cm.

Creation Information

Caniff, Milton April 1979.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium 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. 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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Description

Copy negative of a Hellcat Division comic, showing a black cat driving a tank with a woman in the foreground. Caption reads, "A bit of lace for the "Hellcat News" -- and the boys in the Hellcat Division -- with the best wishes of Male Call and Milton Caniff."

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1 photograph : col. ; 13 x 9 cm.

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

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.

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.

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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  • April 1979

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  • Jan. 15, 2016, 8:12 a.m.

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Caniff, Milton. [Photograph of Hellcats Lady Comic], photograph, April 1979; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth690181/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.