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[Jean de Lattre Wearing Dress Uniform]

Description: Photograph of Jean de Lattre wearing a dress uniform with metallic buttons, ribbons over his left breast pocket, and patches along his left shoulder. He is wearing a kepi hat with a thin brim.
Date: February 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Map of This Excursion

Description: Map of an excursion starting in Nice, France, and continuing on Middle Corniche Road through La Turbie to Menton, and then back across the coast of the Mediterranean Sea through Monaco and Beaulieu back to Nice. These and other landmarks are labeled along the route. The map seems to be cut from a piece of paper, and parts typed tour information are on the back side.
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Map
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Memorial Obelisk]

Description: Photograph of a memorial obelisk standing in front of two buildings. The obelisk has a base carved with sculptures of dogs.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Monsieur and Madame Forrestre in a Garden]

Description: Photograph of the elderly Monsieur and Madame Forrestre standing together in their garden on Rue Sauvage in Auffay, France. Monsieur Forrestre wears a flat cap, waistcoat, and pants while his wife wears a dark dress. Nathan Levine and Dan Melli billeted with the couple.
Date: November 19, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Basel Minster]

Description: Photograph of Basel Minster, a cathedral in Basel, Switzerland. The building has twin spires and a diamond pattern on the tiled roof. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Basel. Münster - Bâle. La Cathédrale."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Basel SBB Railway Station]

Description: Photograph of Basel SBB railway station in Basel, Switzerland, with tracks running around a central area with a fountain and flowers. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Basel. Bahnhof - Bâle. La Gare."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Basel, Switzerland]

Description: Photograph of Basel Minster and surrounding buildings next to the Rhein River in Basel, Switzerland. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Basel. Deutschrittergarten und Münster Bâle. La Cathédrale."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Basel, Switzerland]

Description: Photograph of the Rhein river in Basel, Switzerland, with one of the spires of Basel Minster in the foreground. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Basel - Bâle."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Basel, Switzerland Marketplace]

Description: Photograph of the town square in Basel, Switzerland, with buildings surrounding a central area filled with people, and streetcars running on tracks along the street. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Basel. Marktplatz - Bâle. Le Marché."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of French Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a soldier on a bike in front of a hotel in France. Signs on the building say "The Attractions" and "Hotel No. 2, United States Riv Rec Area."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Jardin Albert 1er]

Description: Photograph of Jardin Albert 1er near the coast of the French Riviera in Nice, France. Typed text on the photo says "355_Nice_Jardin Albert 1er et Jetée Promenade."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Jardin Albert 1er]

Description: Photograph of Jardin Albert 1er in Nice, France, with the sea in the background and Monument du Centenaire visible in the middle of the garden. Typed text on the photo says "1258_Nice_Jardin Albert 1er et Jetée Promenade."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of La Promenade in Nice, France]

Description: Photograph of a street in Nice, France, with a small hill on the coast in the distance. Typed text on the photo says "1257_Nice_La Promenade et le Mt. Boron."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Le Promenade]

Description: Photograph of a street on the French Riviera in Nice, French, with a building built on a jetty in the ocean. Typed text on the photo says "351_Nice_Le Promenade et Jetée Promenade."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Monument du Centenaire]

Description: Photograph of Monument du Centenaire, a statue in Jardin Albert 1er in Nice, France, with a small fountain in the foreground of the photo. Typed text on the photo says "406_Nice_Jardin Albert 1er Monument du Centenaire et Jetée Promenade."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Nice, France]

Description: Photograph of the coast of Nice, France, seen from a mountain overlooking the city and sea. Typed text on the photo says "229_Nice Vue prise du Chateau."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Parade in France]

Description: Photograph of a parade in France, with people marching and holding a banner that says "Comité National De L'Union de la Jeunesse Républicaine de France," which translates to "National Committee of the Union of the Republican Youth France."
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Paris FFI Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of a building on a busy street corner with a large circular sign that says "FFI," with text around the edges as well: "Exposition, Vers L'armee Nouvelle." A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Paris, FFI Headquarters."
Date: [1943..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Polar Bears at Eisbaren Zoological Garden]

Description: Photograph of polar bears playing in and near water in their exhibit at the Eisbaren Zoological Garden in Basel, Switzerland. Typed text on the back of the photo says "Zoologischer Garten Basel. Eisbären Jardin zoologique, Bâle. Ours blancs."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France]

Description: Photograph of Promenade des Anglais on the coast in Nice, France, lined with palm trees and buildings. Typed text on the photo says "212_Nice_ La Promenade et la Jetée Promenade."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France]

Description: Photograph of Promenade des Anglais, a street on the beach in Nice, France, lined with buildings. Typed text on the photo says "Nice, La Promenade (Vue prise de la Jetée-Promenade).
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France]

Description: Photograph of Promenade des Anglais, with the sea on one side of the street and Jardin Albert 1er on the other. Typed text on the photo says "207_Nice_La Promenade et Jardin Albert 1er."
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum