[Photograph of Petross with Burp Gun]

One of 86 photographs in the series: Homer F. Petross Collection available on this site.

Description

Photograph of Homer F. Petross holding a German burp gun in front of a stone wall.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 6 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1944..1945].

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other 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

Photograph of Homer F. Petross holding a German burp gun in front of a stone wall.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 6 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.

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  • [1944..1945]

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 15, 2016, 8:12 a.m.

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[Photograph of Petross with Burp Gun], photograph, [1944..1945]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth690700/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.