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[Aircraft Carrier Tied at Pier]

Description: Photograph of an aircraft carrier that has been tied to a pier on the left side of the photo. A tugboat can be seen between the two piers near the center of the photo. A table, two small flags, a ladder, a light, and a blurry hand can be seen in the foreground close to the camera.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Army Transportation Corps Welcoming Boat]

Description: Photograph of a welcoming boat operated by the U.S. Army Transportation Corps. Crew members can be seen standing on the top deck wearing dark uniforms. Flags fly from ropes attached to a mast, and three American flags are attached near the stern of the boat. "Welcome Home - Well Done" is written on a banner on the vessel's side.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Bridges Over a River]

Description: Photograph of a pair of bridges crossing a river that runs beside a railroad track. The foremost bridge is a low stone footbridge, while a larger bridge in the background has been partially destroyed.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Buildings of Camp Kilmer]

Description: Photograph of buildings and open lots at Camp Kilmer in New Jersey. Two men can be seen walking between two automobiles in an open lot next to a two story building with triangular framework to the right. Buildings and a water tower can be seen in the background to the left.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Company B of the 134th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion Posing by a Sign]

Description: Photograph of thirteen uniformed American soldiers posing together around a sign for Company B of the 134th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion. Many of the men are positioned on a low wall, while two men crouch on either side of the sign. The sign features a circle with a diagonal white bar and a a banner that says "I Make Sure." Buildings are visible in the background, and a stone stair is located to the right.
Date: 1945~
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Company B of the 134th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion Posing by a Sign]

Description: Photograph of thirteen uniformed American soldiers posing together around a sign for Company B of the 134th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion. Many of the men are positioned on a low wall, while two men crouch on either side of the sign. Houses are visible in the background, and a stone stair is located to the right.
Date: 1945~
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Destroyed German House]

Description: Photograph of a row of a destroyed house in Germany. The remains of a wall run along the length of the lower part of the photo, with piles of debris and the walls of other buildings visible in the background.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Farmhouse in Nattheim, Germany]

Description: Photograph of a farmhouse in Nattheim, Germany, that was used to house American soldiers. The farmhouse to the right has two stories, two chimneys, a steeply gabled roof, and a large double door to the right. A smaller house stands to the left. A wagon is parked to the left of a fenced area in front of both houses, while a jeep is parked to the right. Three children can be seen standing in front of the fence, and a woman stands with a bicycle to the lower right of the photo.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[German Children Beside an Apple Press]

Description: Photograph of a several blonde German children standing beside of an apple press, which is a barrel apparatus mounted on wheels. A large bucket sits in front of a nozzle attached to the press. A man can be seen in the shadows of an indoor area to the left. To the right of the children is a device made of two wooden slats mounted on a metal frame that is used to shoe cattle.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[German Manure Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a cattle-drawn manure wagon with a German woman standing behind it. The wagon stands to the side of a building with a large set of double doors. It's laden with a long cylindrical filled with manure.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Horse-Drawn Carts by Businesses]

Description: Photograph of businesses lining a sidewalk. Two horses are hitched to wagons by the road, and the horse on the right has a feed bag strapped to its face. Two men with their backs turned to the camera are visible behind the left wagon.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum