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[12th Armored Division Memorial]

Description: Photograph of a memorial to the 12th Armored Division near the Dyess Air Base in Abilene, Texas. It reads: "Dedicated to the memory of all men of the 12th Armored Division in World War II. Camp Barkeley, 1943-44." There is a list of 12th Armored Division units and division actions in the middle of the memorial. The text under that reads: "Installed by members and friends of the 12th Armored Division Association. Memorial Committee: R. O. Collier, M. R. Drum, M. L. Glover, F. G. Hatt, Jr., J. J. King, B. Leftwich".
Date: October 2001
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[12th Armored Division Memorial Museum Dedication]

Description: Photograph of a large crowd of people sitting outside at the dedication service of the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum in Abilene, Texas. Several men in blue Army uniforms are seated on a raised platform in the background.
Date: October 6, 2001
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[12th Armored Division Patch]

Description: Photograph of the 12th Armored Division patch engraved on the side of the Armored Forces Monument. The 13th Armored Division patch is also visible to the right, and text is engraved on the top of the monument.
Date: November 11, 1991
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[12th Armored Division Quilt]

Description: Photograph of a quilt with the insignia of the 12th Armored Division surrounded by the patches of its units, on display in the 12th Armored Division museum in Abilene, Texas.
Date: October 2001
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[12th Armored Division Rodeo]

Description: Photograph of the 12th Armored Division rodeo at Abilene, Texas. There are three men and two horses in a corral, and spectators watch around its edges.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[134th Ordnance Battalion Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the 134th Ordnance Battalion headquarters at Camp Barkeley. A few soldiers stand against a building on the right.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[17th Armored Infantry Battalion Display]

Description: Photograph of display cases in the 17th Armored Infantry Battalion section of the 12th Armored Infantry Division in Abilene, Texas. There are pictures mounted on the wall in the background, a uniform in a case to the left, and equipment in a case to the right.
Date: October 2001
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[2nd Platoon at Camp Barkeley]

Description: Photograph of the 2nd platoon, Company B, 56th Armored Infantry Battalion, in front of barracks at Camp Barkeley. The soldiers sitting are John Nugent, William Bushey, and Fred Payne. Asriel Rackow stands behind them, and Edward Sutkaitis stands with a gun to the right.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[2nd Platoon at Camp Barkeley]

Description: Photograph of the 2nd platoon of Company B, 56th Armored Infantry Battalion posing together in front of barracks at Camp Barkeley. The soldiers in the front row are William Shor and John Nugent. Those in the back row are Edward Sutkaitis, Frank Hulsinzer, Howard Toms, and Curtis Hagen.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[2nd Platoon at Camp Campbell]

Description: Photograph of members of 2nd platoon, B/56, including James Whiteside, Howard Toms, Stephen Chew, and James Mattox, posing together at Camp Barkeley.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[2nd Platoon Outside Barracks]

Description: Photograph of the 2nd platoon, Company B, 56th Armored Infantry Battalion, in front of barracks at Camp Barkeley. The soldiers sitting are Bill Shor and John Nugent, and those standing are Edward Sutkaitis, Frank Hulsinzer, Howard Toms, and Curtis Hagen.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[44th Armored Regiment Band]

Description: Copy photograph of the 44th Armored Regiment band posing with their instruments in dress uniform.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[82nd Medical Battalion Cadre]

Description: Photograph of the 82nd Medical Battalion Cadre posing between barracks at Camp Barkeley.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Abilene State Park]

Description: Photograph of the approach to the recreation center at Abilene State Park. Stone steps lead up to the entrance.
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Aerial View of Abilene]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of Abilene, Texas, showing buildings and roads.
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Aerial View of Camp Barkeley]

Description: Photograph of Camp Barkeley as seen from the air. Dirt roads separate a group of three larger buildings from rows of smaller camp buildings. A circular icon containing an "M" shaped image and the number 12 is visible in front of the foremost building which is labeled the Headquarters of the Twelfth Armored Company.
Date: 1943~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Alvin Pheterson Shaving from His Helmet]

Description: Photograph of Alvin Pheterson sitting under a bush with a helmet and shaving kit before him. He holds a razor in his right hand and scrapes against his lathered face.
Date: 1945~
Creator: Jones, Zane E.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Application for Home Canning Sugar Coupons]

Description: Application for home canning sugar coupons belonging to Mrs. F. D. Wyatt. The text on the back of the slip discusses why sugar supplies are so low; the shortage is partly due to increased need overseas, not as much being brought to the U. S. and people the previous year "over-applied for canning sugar."
Date: [1942..1945]
Item Type: Text
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Army Vehicle on Camp Barkeley Road]

Description: Photograph of an army vehicle on Camp Barkeley Road. There is snow on the ground, and trees are visible in the background.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[B Company in the Field]

Description: Photograph of B Company of the 56th Armored Infantry Battalion in the field at Camp Barkeley. Soldiers stand around and sit in vehicles.
Date: [1943..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum