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Schloß Taxis mit Dischingen vom Flugzeug aus

Description: Postcard featuring an aerial view of Schloß Taxis and the surrounding area. Schloß Taxis is a castle with a large primary building that is surrounded by smaller secondary buildings. A forest is visible to the right, and a village in the background is located among vast expanses of fields.
Date: unknown
Creator: A. Weber & Co.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Abilene State Park]

Description: Postcard of a stone stairway leading up a grassy hill to a long building. Typed text on the postcard says "Approach to Recreation Center, Abilene State Park, Abilene, Texas." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Barkeley says "Dear Helen and all: This is the state park of Abilene- about 20 miles away from the city. Received that great post card yesterday. Glad to hear the candy arrived safely and was enjoyed. As ever "Woodrow."
Date: May 16, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Abilene, Texas Post Office and Court House]

Description: Postcard of a large yellow building, with text that says "United States Post Office, Abilene, Texas." A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Dear Helen and All, Seems as tho you are getting quite a number of cards in the mail so I will send a few of Abilene. Received your card today. Have read some of Ernie Pyles columns in the Fort Worth paper. Tonite it is a bit cooler. than usual. Had another piece of watermelon. Bro Woodrow."
Date: August 4, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Aetna Life Affiliated Companies Home Office]

Description: Postcard of the Aetna Life Affiliated Companies home office: a large, red building in Hartford, Connecticut. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and All. How is this for a delayed card. My supply is almost exhausted now. I still have one more of these. 'Tis quite warm now- in fact hot. My radio is going swell now. So long, Woodrow."
Date: November 19, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of American Flag]

Description: Postcard of an American Flag, with text that says "Stars and Stripes Forever." Typed text on the back of the photo says "Red is for fervent courage and zeal. White is for purity, cleanness of life. Blue is for loyalty and friendship's devotion. Justice and truth against malice and strife." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten in Bloomsburg, PA says "Hello All- Swell day here at Camp Andres usual went for the weekly boat ride. In fact it was quite hot and I had my field jacket off. Days are passing very rapidly and I do enjoy them very much. Received your card and Fred's letter. Tonite I am in Camp and it is almost 9:00. Therefore the scribbling. Tell Fred the egg is all gone and was delicious. Woody."
Date: 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Austin Peay Normal School]

Description: Postcard of the buildings of Austin Peay Normal School in Clarksville, Tennessee. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear sis - From Fred's card I received you are under the weather a bit but by now no doubt out again. Last nite Crews and I were in Nashville - therefore no letters. He is officer of the day from Sat. noon to Sun. noon this week therefore we won't be going anywhere I guess. It has been unusually cool here all week. Everything is well. Woodie."
Date: September 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Bluebonnet Field]

Description: Postcard of a field of bluebonnets, with text that says "Blue Bonnets, The State Flower of Texas." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Barkeley says "Dear Helen and all- Here are the Bluebonnets but have not seen any yet that we are certain that they are the right ones. This is Sunday and a real fine day- Warm and a nice breeze. As ever, Woodrow."
Date: May 14, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Camp Barkeley Parade Grounds]

Description: Postcard of soldiers marching on the parade grounds at Camp Barkeley in Abilene, Texas. A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello all- Received your letter yesterday & am glad to hear you are still all ok. It was approx 1850 miles down here. Arrived in good time Saturday. Rained most of this week and [?] of cold. Bought 8FL of antifreeze tonite (alcohol base) it is quite scarce here. Woodrow."
Date: December 10, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Camp Barkeley, Texas]

Description: Postcard with text that says "Greetings from Camp Barkeley Texas." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Barkeley says "Dear Helen and all - The radio is playing Mary Doats. Today was chilly but by tonite the sun came out and looks as if we might have a nice day tomorrow. Listened to Jack Benny Sunday- Kay Kaycer is now on. Had a pint of ice cream tonite. Bro Woodrow."
Date: March 1, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Camp Campbell Building]

Description: Postcard of a building with Army vehicles parked outside, and text that says "Service Club No. 2, Camp Campbell, Ky.-Tenn." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello all. Winter is here again. The bivouac ended Saturday morning. We had our racing day and everything was OK. The pup tents really do the job. That box Tuesday really gave me and the others something to chew on. Today it is quite cold but very clear. I worked most of this day. Tonite I think I will walk over to a show. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: February 14, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Camp Campbell Officers' Club]

Description: Postcard of the Officers' Club at Camp Campbell. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello all. Up a little earlier. Today will go out in Camp and look for a place to bivouac. It is almost like looking for a site for a house etc. The weather continues very pleasant. I guess our weather is over by now. Woodrow."
Date: February 24, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Chanctonbury Ring in Washington, Sussex]

Description: Postcard with an illustration of a town in the country, with a horse pulling a cart on the street. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Chanctonbury Ring, Washington, Sussex." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania says, "Dear Helen and all. This is a typical scene of this country and represents it quite well. The fireplace is doing quite well and we just had a little food with some toasted bread over the fire place. Snowing a bit out now. Bro Woodward, Woodrow W. Aten."
Date: November 14, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Clarksville, Tennessee and Cumberland River]

Description: Postcard of Clarksville, Tennessee, seen from a distance on the banks of the Cumberland River. A handwritten note addressed to Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Hello all- This is quite a warm day again. I cleaned the room and took it quite easy this week end. I went to church this morning and may go in Clarksville tonite for the first time. That tank pencil sharpener is just the thing I am sure. You must have had a swell Easter, I did too. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: May 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Cleveland Public Square]

Description: Postcard of a public square in Cleveland, Ohio, facing southeast, with buildings, a monument, and many cars in and around the square. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten says "Lt. W. W. Aten, Camp Perry Ohio, Cleveland, Sun Morn, Sept 6, 42. This is a cut of Cleveland and it does seem like quite a nice place. We went to a show last night and saw Ted Lewis- orchestra on the stage and a real big picture. I guess I slept thru part of it. Cleveland is 82 miles from camp. We will soon be sight seeing and I hope its good. Your Bro, Woodrow."
Date: September 6, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Crab Orchard Lake, Marion, Illinois]

Description: Postcard of a group of people standing on a dock and swimming nearby in Crab Orchard Lake at Marion, Illinois. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says, "Hello all. Will probably arrive Thursday- trip has been fine so far. Am stopping off to see Lt. Crews. He is still alive. Woodrow."
Date: June 19, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Ford's Restaurant in Aberdeen, Maryland]

Description: Postcard of Ford's Restaurant on U.S. Route 40 in Aberdeen, Maryland. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello All. The weather is a bit warmer here now. This is the first day & it is quite interesting. We came to Aberdeen tonite. My address here is- Bomb Disposal School, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Woodrow."
Date: May 17, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Fort Phantom Hill]

Description: Postcard of Fort Phantom Hill in Abilene, Texas. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Dear Helen and all- Was on a picnic today and climbed Castle Peak and have a little sun burn as a [?] of the very nice day. We have had several hard showers including a little hail. Things have turned green again. Doesn't take long for them to turn brown. As ever, Woodrow."
Date: May 21, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Hendrick Memorial Hospital]

Description: Postcard of Hendrick Memorial Hospital in Abilene, Texas. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Dear Helen & all: Quite a nice day and now is a little warm. Received a letter from Fred today. Had a letter from Al Saturday and also one from the staff. We are plenty busy right now. As ever, Woodrow."
Date: August 21, 1944
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Raleigh Interior]

Description: Postcard of the Pall Mall Room and Cocktail Lounge in the Hotel Raleigh in Washington D.C. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Sun Morn. Howdy- you see you are cutting down on the use of writing paper therefore I return the same. This time we made the grade of getting a place to stay. The card shows the lobby. Last night we took a boat ride up or down the Potomac. It is now 8:40 and we plan on going to see the monuments etc. This hotel is quite nice but rather old. So long. Woodrow."
Date: July 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Jefferson Davis Monument]

Description: Postcard of the Jefferson Davis Monument in Fairview, Kentucky. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "This is the first day of [?] and it was one swell day as far as weather & everything else is concerned. There was nothing at all exciting but it does take time to get into operation. We'll have more to report later. Bro Woodrow."
Date: September 13, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Kentucky Poem]

Description: Postcard with a poem entitled "In Kentucky," by James H. Mulligan, with a picture of Colonel Sanders next to it. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and all, I received the news today. How are you all taking it by now. Quite a surprise. Winter is here but it is OK. In fact it is nice. There is no snow however but just wait. Am busy enough now and days flick by. Letter from John Hofnogle today. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: January 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Lake Near Watertown, Tennessee]

Description: Postcard of a lake surrounded with green hills, and text that says "Greetings from Watertown, Tenn." A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Hello All- Time is flying as you can see by the incorrect date. This is 8:30 AM and we are at a small town in Tenn. Next stop will be Arkansas- adress should be- Co "C" Main T Bn 12th Armd Division, Camp Chafee Arkansas. Will later be in Camp Barkley, Texas."
Date: November 1, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Liberty Bridge in Pittsburgh]

Description: Postcard of the Liberty Bridge over the Monogahela River in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as well as the skyline of the city, seen from Liberty Tunnels. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and all. This is Pittsburgh. I just came back to the station after having had some chop suey. It was good but does become rather sickening if one tries to eat all. I had a three hour wait here - from 8:25 to 11:25. The train was quite dirty on the way here. Weather just a bit cool. Bro. Woodrow."
Date: May 22, 1943
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Loch Raven Dam and Spillway]

Description: Postcard of the Loch Raven Dam and spillway in Baltimord, MD, surrounded with trees and a path. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen Aten from Woodrow W. Aten says "Howdy- I arrived at camp at 12:00 which is the usual time. Joe, the feathered hat man, is being laid off his job this weekend for they are finished. It was rather warm sleeping last evening. Just had breakfast- cantaloupe, toast, dried beef and post toasties bran flakes. The apples smell good in my locker. Can't say when I will be home, maybe Friday evening. If so I will have a ride. Woodrow."
Date: August 29, 1941
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum