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[Four Men on a Trail]

Description: Copy negative of four men standing on a trail in a wooded area. The man on the right, pointing, is Lt. Col. Max G. Oliver, a professor of military science and tactics at North Texas Agricultural College. The two men in the middle wear army uniforms, and the boy on the left is a cadet.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fourth of July Celebration]

Description: Copy negative of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd S. Waddell eating barbeque at a Fourth of July celebration. Mrs. Waddell holds a fork full of food in front of her husband's mouth. There are several plates of food sitting on a wooden plank in front of them.
Date: unknown
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.
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.
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.
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.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Members of the 90th Division]

Description: Copy negative of Albert C. Martin, C. C. Mason, Major Joseph C. Anderson, Mayor W. F. Altman, Major General Henry Terrell, V. R. Gaston, O. R. McMurray, and Lt. Eugene Shortt standing together in a semi-circle.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Men Standing with Captured Mounted Rocket Launchers]

Description: Photograph of Lt. Illison, Lt. N. J. Hamilton, and Corporal Cambulusia in Nuremberg with several rocket launchers. The launchers are part of the half-tracked multiple rocket launchers the 15 cm Panzerwerfer 42 auf Selbstfahrlafette Sd.Kfz.4/1 (based on the Opel Maultier, or "mule", half-track) and 15 cm Panzerwerfer 42 auf Schwerer Wehrmachtsschlepper (or Panzerwerfer auf SWS).
Date: 1945
Creator: Roberts, Cecil E.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library