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[Typical Scene in St. Louis, France]

Description: Photograph of a ruined house. The roof has been ripped in two. Half of it is still attached to the building, and the other half sits to the right. A tree has fallen into the remains of the house.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Surrender of German XII Army Corps]

Description: Photograph of a train of trucks and horses during the surrender of the German XII Army Corps. They move down a dirt road. People stand on the left side of the road to watch.
Date: May 1945
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

[Lewis Durham in Electrical Shop]

Description: Copy negative of Lewis Durham kneeling in an electrical shop. He holds an unidentified object in his hands.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Barney Bevers Carrying Uniform]

Description: Copy negative of Barney Bevers carrying a uniform up a flight of stairs. Behind him, a man stands in a doorway to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[NTAC Cadets Marching]

Description: Copy negative of a detachment of North Texas Agricultural College cadets marching past the reviewing stand. The first row salutes to their right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[ROTC Cadets Being Gassed]

Description: Copy negative of ROTC cadets at North Texas Agricultural College being gassed, while an officers watches to the right. They wear gas masks and carry rifles. An officer watches on to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[ROTC Cadets Being Gassed]

Description: Copy negative of ROTC cadets at North Texas Agricultural College being gassed. They are wearing gas masks, and carry rifles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of C. E. Roberts]

Description: Photograph of Captain Cecil E. Roberts in France. He stands next to the back end of a trunk.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Soldiers After German Surrender]

Description: Photograph of soldiers standing in front of a tall building after the German surrender on May 8, 1945.
Date: May 8, 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Pulling Truck Out of Mud]

Description: Photograph of a Red Cross truck stuck in the mud. A tank faces the truck, and appears to be pulling it out. There are soldiers on the tank, and others walk by the truck. Cecil Roberts is second from the left.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[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

[Soldiers Outside Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers standing outside a building. They are identified as Cunningham, Ugent, Schmidf, Kinsinger, Ziegler, Gross, Dro, and Fox.
Date: December 18, 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Sitting at a Table]

Description: Copy negative of Lee Smith, Mrs. Russell Carrico, and Lloyd Clark sitting at a wooden table. Smith and Carrico look at Clark, who holds papers in his hands. Mrs. Carrico has a pen in her hand and a piece of paper in front of her.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Screaming Mimi's]

Description: Photograph of Lt. Illison, Lt. N. J. Hamilton, and Corporal Cambulusia in Nuremberg with several "Screaming Mimi" artillery weapons.
Date: 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Street Scene]

Description: Photograph of a street scene after the German surrender on May 8, 1945. To the right, two girls carry a bucket between them. A group of people gather in front of a building in the background, and two lines of soldiers behind the fence on the left.
Date: May 8, 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[NTAC Officers]

Description: Copy negative of Lt. Paul Watkins, Navy V-12 Officer; Major G. E. Watkins, Commandant; and Captain S. A. Kerley, Corps Executive, standing together. Buildings and trees are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Ex-Students at Fourth of July Celebration]

Description: Copy negative of John A. Dodd, Jeanie Gracey, and E. J. Southall, former students of the North Texas Agricultural College, holding plates of food at a Fourth of July celebration. People behind them look at the camera.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Arlington Scrap Metal Drive]

Description: Copy negative of workers unloading scrap metal collected for an Arlington Scrap Metal Drive to support the war effort. A car is parked on the side of the street in background, and a building is visible across from the car.
Date: unknown
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

[Rifle Inspection]

Description: Copy negative of Col. C. L. Mitchell inspecting the rifle of Pvt. Bobbie Fisher, who stands in line with other cadets at the North Texas Agricultural College.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Army Day Parade]

Description: Copy negative of a jet-propelled P-80 Shooting Star mounted on a truck. People line the street to watch the parade. Trucks, cars, and cadets can be seen farther down the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Tank In Front of Ruins]

Description: Photograph of a knocked out tank in front of a ruined building.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[On the Way To Omaha Beach]

Description: Photograph of the rigging on board LST on the way to Omaha Beach in 1944. An American flag flies from the mast.
Date: 1944
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library