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[14th Tank Battalion Tents]

Description: Photograph of the tents belonging to the 14th Tank Battalion. Trucks are parked to the right, and the tents are set up along a tree line.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[After German Surrender]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing together immediately after the German surrender on May 8, 1945. Buildings and a fence can be seen in the background.
Date: May 8, 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Ammo Dump]

Description: Photograph of a field with a large cloud of smoke above it and trees in the distance. A handwritten note on the back says, "Ammunition Dump Blown up by the Krauts near Warburg, Germany, April 1945."
Date: April 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[At the Staging Area]

Description: Photograph of two soldiers standing in front of an army truck in England. Other trucks can be seen in the background.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Cecil E. Roberts at Portsmouth]

Description: Photograph of Cecil E. Roberts in Portsmouth, England, just before he crossed the English Channel. He wears a helmet, and has a cigarette in his left hand.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Chow Line Service]

Description: Photograph of the chow line for the 14th Tank Battalion. Tents have been set up near trees to the right.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Command Post in Schmiede, Belgium]

Description: Photograph of a street in Schmiede, Belgium. Houses are visible on the streets, and several children stand in front of white picket fences.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Couple On the Road]

Description: Photograph of people on the road after the German surrender on May 8, 1945. A man and woman standing with their cart occupy the foreground. There are several people on foot and another woman with a cart behind them. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: May 8, 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Drive from Rhine to Mulde]

Description: Photograph of two trucks on a dirt road headed towards a city in the distance.
Date: [1944..1945]
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Flotilla Rounds Cherbourg Peninsula]

Description: Photograph of the American flotilla as it rounded the head of the Cherbourg Peninsula. Two ships are visible.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[German Ruins]

Description: Photograph of the ruins of a building, taken immediately after the German surrender on May 8, 1945. The ground is strewn with rubble and dirt, and people stand to the right.
Date: May 8, 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[German Tank]

Description: Photograph of a knocked out German Mark V tank on the road through France.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers standing around a tank. A note on the back reads: "The day we were pulled out of St. Vith by the 82nd Airborne."
Date: December 18, 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Hamilton by Nuremberg Olympic Swimming Pool]

Description: Photograph of a soldier, identified as Lt. N. J. Hamilton, standing on the edge of the Olympic swimming pool in Nuremberg, Germany. He wears a suit and helmet, and holds a cigarette in his mouth. A diving board is visible in the background.
Date: 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Kraut Prisoners of War]

Description: Photograph of prisoners of war captured by First Lieutenant John Grimbal. The prisoners march down a road with an Army truck following behind.
Date: December 17, 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Looking Forward]

Description: Photograph looking forward from the deck of the LST. Covered trucks are visible on the deck.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library