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[Albert Winder on the Hood of a Half-Track]

Description: Photograph of Albert Winder crouching atop the hood of a half-track vehicle. An unknown soldier wearing a helmet is manning a machine gun behind Winder.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Anti-Aircraft Artillery Piece]

Description: Photograph of an anti-aircraft artillery emplacement. Several soldiers can be seen in a trench to the right of the gun.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

["C" Building in Neubozheim]

Description: Photograph of a pair of two story buildings located by a paved road and an ivy-covered tree. The building on the right has larger windows on its second story. The building in the background has a large grate of window panes on its second story, with smaller windows along its ground level.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Carl C. Morgan Standing by Temporary Quarters]

Description: Photograph of Carl C. Morgan wearing a jumpsuit. He has his hands stuffed into his pockets and looks off to the side. Morgan is standing among rocks in front of a temporary quarters that has a sign bearing the names "Capt. Wilson, Lt. Meuser, Capt. Morgan." A man stands in the doorway behind Morgan and holds a picture above his head.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Elevated View of Camp Campbell Buildings]

Description: Photograph of Camp Campbell as seen from an elevated position. This offers a clear view of many of the wooden buildings in the area, including a church near the center of the image.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five American Soldiers Posing Before a House]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed United States Army soldiers standing together in front of a house. The names Weigel and Thompson are written along the bottom of both sides of the photo. The reverse side contains a handwritten description of how the group was returning from somewhere and that a "bunch of Russians" had been sent home.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers on a Jeep]

Description: Photograph of five soldiers posing on a Jeep. One soldier leans against the hood, two are seated in the vehicle, and one sits on the back while embracing the fifth who stands at the rear. The men are identified from left to right as Beckman, Elliott, Petrik, Kjellberg, and Czeiner. The group is situated in front of long ground-level buildings.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Four Tank Crew Members Beside a Tank and Carrying Submachine Guns]

Description: Photograph of four uniformed United States Army tank crew members standing next to a tank. The three men on the left are holding M3 submachine guns. The reverse side of the photo identifies the men from left to right as Paul Thomas, Otto Nelson, Archie Palmer, and Frank Huetig.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[General George S. Patton on the Rhine]

Description: Photograph of United States Army General George S. Patton standing on the edge of a pontoon bridge that spans the Rhine. Several soldiers are standing alongside a truck to the right, with the foremost man bearing a triangular patch over the side of his chest and holding a camera. All are wearing helmets and uniforms. Two houses are visible on the bank in the background. The reverse side bears the caption, "Patton on the Rhine."
Date: March 24, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[German Soldiers with a Nazi Flag]

Description: Photograph of four German soldiers wearing uniforms and standing with a Third Reich flag. Three of the men are wearing diagonally-crowned caps suggesting that they're officers. The flag, left, bears a swastika that radiates vertical and horizontal bars. An "iron cross" is visible in the upper left quadrant of the flag. Buildings and an industrial crane are visible in the background.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Gun Motor Carriage Stuck in a Peat Bog]

Description: Photograph of a U.S. Army gun motor carriage with its rear half bogged down in peat. One soldier stands on top of the vehicle while another stands in front and inspects the tracks. A caption on the reverse notes that the photograph was taken at the foot of the Alps.
Date: April 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Half-Track in Mud]

Description: Photograph of a half-track vehicle partially submerged in a pool of mud. A helmeted soldier can be seen with his hand on the open driver-side door.
Date: Summer 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Jake Porciello by German Street Sign]

Description: Photograph of Jake Porciello wearing a United States Army uniform and standing next to a German street sign for "Kaiser Strasse." Trees, a pedestrian, and a building are visible behind him.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Jasper Arbuckle and Rudolph Meuser at Camp Barkeley]

Description: Photograph of United States officers Lieutenant Jasper Arbuckle and Captain Rudolph Meuser standing together on a field at Camp Barkeley in Texas. Small buildings are visible behind them.
Date: 1943~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of a Car]

Description: Photograph of a soldier driving a car near railroad tracks. A handwritten note on the front of the photo says "Our car, Landsburg."
Date: April 2, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Blue Danube Sign]

Description: Photograph of a sign which says "You are crossing the beautiful Blue Danube thru courtesy of the 12th Armd Division."
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Howard Clinch]

Description: Photograph of Howard Clinch wearing a military uniform and helmet, standing in a dirt field next to a truck.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Man in Rowboat]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting in a boat on a pond. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "My chief, Passero."
Date: [1942..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of NCO Training Session]

Description: Photograph of a large group of soldiers sitting on benches outside of a building, facing a man at a podium. Text below the photo says "Sergeants get told in one of the class sessions preparing them for their job of telling the rookies when they arrive for training. These men, of the 493rd Armored Field Artillery Battery, are ones upon whom the punching power of the division will have to depend." The building is labeled "kitchen."
Date: [1942..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Officer and Captain]

Description: Photograph of an officer receiving a new rank insignia from a captain, with both of them standing inside of a house.
Date: [1942..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum