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[12th Armored Division Sign for a Danube River Bridge]

Description: Photograph of a sign that stands beside houses, a telephone pole, and in front of a tree. The sign reads "You are crossing the beautiful blue Danube thru courtesy of the 12th Armd Division." The lower right portion of the sign features a triangle.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

1st 134th Battalion Reunion

Description: Photograph of eleven men posing together beside a stone wall during the first reunion of the 134th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion. The men are holding mugs of beer towards a central point while smiling at the camera. William Giannopoulos stands above the other men.
Date: [1946..1947]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

1st 134th Battalion Reunion

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing in a room during the first reunion of of the 134th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion. The men are holding mugs of beer towards a central point while smiling at the camera.
Date: [1946..1947]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[American Soldiers on a Sidewalk]

Description: Photograph of uniformed American soldiers walking on a sidewalk to the right of a road. Buildings loom over both sides of the road, and a jeep drives nearby.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Army Specialized Training Program Dormitory]

Description: Photograph of a three-story dormitory building at the Texas College of Mines and Metallurgy in El Paso, Texas. The walls of the building have a slight diagonal tilt away from the low roof.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Building with Statuary]

Description: Photograph of a building that has ornately carved pillars and arches as well as three sculptures built into recesses on the walls. The statue in the center is the full figure of a man standing on a pedestal, while the other two are partial figures of women that are built into much shallower recesses. People and other buildings can be seen to the right. The angle of the photo is tilted, and the word "Germany" is handwritten along the bottom.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Buildings on a Hillside]

Description: Photograph of a group of buildings located at various elevations of a hill in Germany. Water can be seen flowing past a stone wall at the bottom of the hill.
Date: May 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Buildings on an Italian Hillside]

Description: Photograph of buildings arranged in tiers on an Italian hillside. A stone wall below rises above a canal near the bottom of the photo.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Cable Car Passing Over a Wooded Area]

Description: Photograph of cable car passing over a wooded area and a house. Soldiers can be seen standing inside of the car, and mountains are visible in the background.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Cathedral Behind a Wall]

Description: Photograph of a cathedral and its steeple as seen behind an ornate wall.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Collge of Mines Centennial Museum]

Description: Photograph of the Centennial Museum of the College of Mines in El Paso, Texas. Evergreen trees are arranged around the museum's yard. The building is u-shaped, with its doorway recessed behind two protruding walls. Cars can be seen on the road to the right.
Date: [1943..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Convoy of Men and Vehicles on a Dirt Road]

Description: Photograph of a convoy of jeeps and trucks on a dirt road as seen from the inside of William Giannopoulos' vehicle. Soldiers can be seen on and inside of vehicles along the road. Part of Giannopoulos' name is visible and backwards on the window in the foreground.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[A Crashed Messerschmitt Me 262]

Description: Photograph of a crashed Germany Messerschmitt Me 262 jet. The tail of the jet is camouflaged and the vertical tail fin is painted with a white background and a swastika. The tail has been broken off and is lying on top of the left wing. "Jet German Plane" is handwritten on the lower portion of the photo.
Date: April 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[A Crashed Messerschmitt Me 262]

Description: Photograph of a crashed Germany Messerschmitt Me 262 jet. The tail of the jet is camouflaged and the vertical tail fin is painted with a white background and a swastika. The tail has been broken off and is lying on top of the left wing.
Date: April 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Destroyed Buildings in Munich, Germany]

Description: Photograph of a street in Munich, Germany, that is surrounded by the rubble of ruined buildings. A U.S. Army truck is visible in the street as well as a group of people.
Date: May 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Double Exposed Photograph of a Crashed Messerschmitt Me 262]

Description: Photograph of a crashed Germany Messerschmitt Me 262 jet. The photo has a double exposure effect, with one image of a soldier sitting on the jet's tail fin while holding a carbine and the other image showing a man sitting in the fuselage of the camouflaged vehicle.
Date: April 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Double Exposed Photograph of a Crashed Messerschmitt Me 262]

Description: Photograph of a crashed Germany Messerschmitt Me 262 jet. The photo has a double exposure effect, with one image of a soldier sitting on the jet's tail fin while holding a carbine and the other image showing a man sitting in the fuselage of the camouflaged vehicle.
Date: April 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers Beside a Sign for Brenner Pass]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed American soldiers standing and crouching to the right of a sign that reads "Passo del Brennero, m 1372." The men are crowded against a short pillar topped a horseshoe-shaped curve that bears the image of a flower. A hill rises from directly behind the men and into the background.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers Beside an Army Truck]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed soldiers beside a truck with an encircled star painted on its door. Two of the helmeted men stand beside the truck's wheel well, while the other three men crouch in front.
Date: May 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers Beside an Army Truck]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed soldiers beside a truck with an encircled star painted on its door. Two of the helmeted men stand beside the truck's wheel well, while the other three men crouch in front. "Augsburg, Germany" is handwritten along the bottom right.
Date: May 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers Holding a Captured Nazi Flag]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed soldiers standing beside an Army truck while holding aloft a captured Nazi flag. The flag has a dark field, a white circle at its center that features a bird holding an encircled swastika, and a banner with the letters "NSKK." This is a flag for the National Socialist Motor Corps. The truck behind them has wooden slats as the side of its bed. Baggage and gas cans are visible on the truck bed behind the men.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers in Front of a Fence]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed and helmeted soldiers standing in front of a picket fence that surrounds a two-story building and a yard filled with bushes. The leftmost man is only partially visible. A sign on the fence says "Service Sector" and hangs between the men.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers Standing by Three Trucks]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed and helmeted soldiers standing together in a row in front of three parked trucks. The truck to the far right has baggage and a canvas tarpaulin on top of it, and the second truck has bunched canvas on top of its cab. "Augsburg, Ger" is written along the bottom of the photo.
Date: May 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Four Soldiers Standing Against a Wall]

Description: Photograph of four uniformed American soldiers standing against a wall that stands in front of a road that slopes downward behind them and then stretches off into the background. The rear portion of a jeep with a spare tire attached to it is visible to the left, and a forest is located behind the jeep.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum