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[Bill Kellis in a Rest Camp]

Description: Photograph of Sergeant Bill Kellis standing next to a tent covering a barber's chair. He is wearing a soft cap and U.S. Army uniform.
Date: July 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Charles and Anna Woodward Standing by a Tank]

Description: Photograph of Charles and Anna Woodward standing together in front of a tank. Charles is wearing an Army dress uniform and garrison cap, while Anna wears a hair bow and a lightly colored dress.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Don Mercier at Camp Campbell]

Description: Photograph of Don Mercier standing in the road at Camp Campbell. He is wearing a peaked cap and dress uniform. Buildings line the road behind him.
Date: March 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

The First Three Tanks into Manila

Description: Photograph of five uniformed soldiers sitting on top of a tank. Two of the men sit on its treads, two sit on either side of the turret, and another sits on top of the gun. Trees are visible on either side of the tank.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

The First Three Tanks into Manila

Description: Photograph of the first three American tanks that invaded Manila during World War II and their crews. On the far left is "Yankee" with Private First Class Don Malmfeldt, Sergeant Lawrence, Corporal Bernardo, and Private First Class Ladato. In the middle is "Battle Basic," which was the first to break down the walls of the Santo Tomas prison camp. Its commander is Captain Jesse Walters, but the rest of its crew is unidentified. The tank to the right, "Old Miss," is commanded by Lieutenant Robert E. Lee.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Four Men Standing Against a Tank]

Description: Photograph of barracks buildings at Camp Barkeley, Texas. The foremost building is brown, while the two buildings visible in the background are white.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Four Men Standing Against a Tank]

Description: Photograph of Jim Keegan, John Montgomery, J. D. Britt, and Vernon Martin standing together in front of their light tank. Keegan is shirtless and Martin is wearing spectacles and boxer shorts.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Four Soldiers and their Tank called "Grim Reaper"]

Description: Photograph of four men wearing khaki U.S. Army uniforms and standing in front of a tank called "Grim Reaper." The tank has a white star painted on the side of its turret. The crew is identified as Donald "Moe" Mercier, Bill Henley, Clyde Cooke, and Bruce Alexander. Other men can be seen near a tent and a truck in the background to the right.
Date: December 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Four Soldiers by a Tank]

Description: Photograph of four uniformed soldiers standing in front of a tank. Palm trees are visible in the background.
Date: December 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Kenneth M. Herndon Wearing a Suit]

Description: Photograph of Kenneth "Merv" Herndon from the chest up. He is wearing a dark blazer and a dark tie with horizontal white stripes.
Date: July 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[An Overturned Tank]

Description: Photograph of a tank lying overturned on top of some shrubs. The reverse side of the photo has a note that says that the tank flipped after driving off of a bridge.
Date: October 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[A Soldier Sitting on a Bridge Railing]

Description: Photograph of a soldier wearing a dress uniform and garrison cap. He is sitting on the wooden railing of a small bridge that crosses gravel and a small bucket.
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers at Free Servicemen's Lounge]

Description: Photograph of a group of F Company soldiers from the 44th Armored Regiment. They are posing on the steps of the free servicemen's lounge in Nashville, Tennessee. The ten uniformed men stand on either side of an older man who wears glasses and a lightly colored suit. The building has columns standing on either side of the stairway. A striped shield hangs over the brick arch of the entryway.
Date: July 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Cleaning Equipment]

Description: Photograph of a group of U.S. Army soldiers located in front of a tank. Various pieces of equipment have been laid out on a piece of canvas in front of the tank.
Date: November 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Gathered in Front of Four Tanks]

Description: Photograph of a group of uniformed soldiers standing at attention in front of three tanks. Three soldiers stand in front of this group. A man in the lower right corner points a camera toward the group. Writing on the photo indicates that a soldier named Jesse Waiters is receiving a silver cup award from Major Barksdale.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[A Tank and Its Crew]

Description: Photograph of uniformed soldiers with their tank. Five men are arranged on top of the tank, while Merv Herndon stands in front of the vehicle.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[The Tank "Yankee" and Its Crew]

Description: Photograph of uniformed soldiers Laverne Lawrence, Donald Malmfeldt, John Bernardo, Donald MacDonal, and Tony Lodato standing in front of their tank, "Yankee."
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Tanks Crossing a Pontoon Bridge]

Description: Photograph of tanks crossing the Cumberland River on a pontoon bridge while soldiers stand near the riverbank.
Date: July 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Tanks in Motor Park at Hellcat Camp, Kentucky]

Description: Photograph of a line of tanks in a dusty field at Camp Hellcat. Many of the tanks on the right have a crewman standing partially outside of opened hatches. A man can be seen standing to the right of an oncoming tank that is trailed by dust.
Date: August 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Three Mechanics Working on an M2 Scout Car]

Description: Photograph of three mechanics working on an M-2 scout car. One of the men kneels besides a can, another works with the exposed axle, and the is on top of the wheel well. The car's front left wheel has been removed and the axle has been raised up on a series of bricks.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Two Men Standing by a Tank Named "Block Buster"]

Description: Photograph of two men standing to the right of a tank with the words "Block Buster" painted on its side. The tank's treads come up to their waists and its gun points over their heads.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Wrecked Japanese Tanks]

Description: Photograph of four Japanese tanks in various states of ruin. The treads of the foremost tank have been removed from their tracks.
Date: February 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum