[Written Message on Receipt Paper]

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Receipt paper from a hotel restaurant in Gambsheim, France. Handwritten note in the lower right-hand corner reads, “Unable to get lodging in Herrlisheim, so stayed one night in Gambsheim - had to pass nigh by the Steinwald Woods. Picture here shows 1945 Bomb Crater in the Steinwald!!”

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[1] p. : ill. ; 20 x 11 cm.

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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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Receipt paper from a hotel restaurant in Gambsheim, France. Handwritten note in the lower right-hand corner reads, “Unable to get lodging in Herrlisheim, so stayed one night in Gambsheim - had to pass nigh by the Steinwald Woods. Picture here shows 1945 Bomb Crater in the Steinwald!!”

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[1] p. : ill. ; 20 x 11 cm.

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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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[Written Message on Receipt Paper], text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth690408/: accessed October 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.