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[Bailey Bridge Over the Ill River at Oberhergheim, France]

Description: Photograph of a bailey bridge that covers the span of the Ill River at Oberhergheim, France. Two people can be seen walking together halfway over the bridge. Plant life is partially visible on the river, as is a reflection of the bridge. Writing the reverse side of the photo mentions how the bridge was constructed by the 119th Engineers.
Date: February 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Clifford Koah and a Friend]

Description: Photograph of Cliff Koah and another man posing together for against a lightly hued backdrop. Both men are wearing dark buttoned shirts.
Date: April 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Clifford Koah and a Young German Girl]

Description: Photograph of Clifford Koah standing against a concrete wall and embracing a young German girl. He is wearing a U.S. Army uniform and she is wearing a dress with suspenders. Houses are visible in the distance.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Clifford Koah and Another Soldier Posing by a Door]

Description: Photograph of Clifford Koah and another uniformed U.S. Army soldier standing together in front of the white door of a brick building. Koah is aiming a pistol toward the camera, while the other man holds a beer bottle.
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Clifford Koah and Henry Posing with Desert Scene]

Description: Photograph of Clifford Koah sitting to the right of a man identified as Henry. The two men are wearing khaki U.S. Army uniforms and have an arm over each other's shoulders. Henry has a two-chevron badge on his right arm that indicates that indicates that he is a corporal, while Koah's indicates that he's a Technician Fifth Grade. A painted scene of a palm tree and desert scenery serves as a background. Blue tinting has been added to the background and Henry's company patch, and a light pink has been added to the men's lips.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Clifford Koah and Steve Genot Posing with Desert Backdrop]

Description: Photograph of Cliff Koah and a man named Genot posing together in front of a painted desert oasis backdrop. Genot has his right arm around Koah's shoulder. The text indicates that this was taken on their last day at Camp Campbell.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Clifford Koah Standing by a Door]

Description: Photograph of Clifford Koah wearing a U.S. Army uniform and garrison cap. He is standing by a white door set into a brick wall. The reverse of the photo bears a lip print in red lipstick. Some red lipstick has stained the front of the image.
Date: September 11, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Company A of the 119th Engineers on a Bailey Bridge]

Description: Photograph of many uniformed members of the 119th Armored Engineer Battalion Company A standing on a bailey bridge. Most of the men are gathered to the right of a railing that is being straddled by a lone soldier. A guidon bearing the image of a fortress, "119," and "A" is held aloft in the background.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers and a Dog on the Hood of a Scout Car]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed soldiers sitting on the hood of a scout car. The man on the right is holding a dog in his lap. A white garage building is visible beyond the car, and the shadow of the photographer is visible near the bottom of the photo.
Date: 1943~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers on a Dirt Path]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed U.S. Army soldiers standing together in a dirt path at Camp Campbell. They are wearing jackets and caps. Telephone poles and buildings are visible behind them.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers Posing by Hutment]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed U.S. Army soldiers posing together near the plywood wall of a hutment. Three of the men stand behind to squatting soldiers. Dave Klena and Joe Schmitzer stand on either side of an unknown man who is draping his arms across their shoulders. The squatting man to the right is identified as Adolf Kmak.
Date: [1943..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Portrait of Clifford Koah]

Description: Photograph of Clifford Koah sitting for a portrait. He is wearing a dress uniform and a tilted garrison cap. A tree is painted in the background.
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Schmidt and Schwinefort on Stairs at Camp Campbell]

Description: Photograph of uniformed soldiers leaning on stairway railings at Camp Campbell. They are wearing dress uniforms and garrison caps. The man on the left is identified as W. Schmidt, while the man on the right is L. Swinefort. White buildings are visible in the distance behind them.
Date: March 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Six Soldiers Posing with Scout Car by Garage]

Description: Photograph of a group of six uniformed American soldiers posing together at the rear of a scout car. Two men sit in the car, one leans against the side, and three sit on the back. A white garage building with two open doors is visible behind them.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Six Soldiers with an Amphibious Vehicle]

Description: Photograph of six uniformed soldiers posing with an amphibious vehicle that is parked in front of a single-story garage building. One of these soldiers leans against the vehicle, three men sit on the rear, and two sit in the cab.
Date: [1942..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldier Shaving in the Field]

Description: Photograph of a soldier kneeling and shaving in front of some shrubs. He is shirtless, his face is covered with shaving cream, and he is holding a safety razor and mirror in his hands. Helmets lie on the ground in front of him, and cloths can be seen hanging from the nearby vegetation.
Date: April 28, 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers in a Mock Bayonet Fight]

Description: Photograph of a group of three uniformed American soldiers in an earthen field at Camp Campbell. Two of the men, identified as Joyner and Tate, are crossing their bayoneted rifles. A third man, identified as Hess, is squatting between the two other men and aiming his rifle towards the camera. White buildings are visible in the background.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Three Soldiers in a Field at Camp Campbell]

Description: Photograph of U.S. Army soldiers standing together in a field of scrub vegetation. The man on the left is wearing a helmet and a camouflaged jacket, the man in the middle wears a similar jacket, and the third man is wearing a white tee shirt. The third man drapes a hand on the shoulder of the middle man.
Date: [1942..1943]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Three Soldiers Inside a Picket Fence]

Description: Photograph of three uniformed U.S. Army soldiers standing at the inside corner of a picket fence. Clifford Koah stands in the center. Brick buildings with shuttered windows, wrought iron balconies, and a store sign can be seen behind them.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Three Staff Sergeants in a Captured Volkswagen Kübelwagen]

Description: Photograph of three uniformed U.S. Army Staff Sergeants sitting in a captured German Kübelwagen. The men are identified from left to right as "Montana Wildcat" Vernon Woolsey, "Hillbilly" Kenneth Herndon, and "Baldy" Daniel Firden. A fence, trees, and a pile of boards are visible behind them.
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Twelve Soldiers Posing by a Fence]

Description: Photograph of twelve uniformed American soldiers posing outdoors near a crude wooden fence. A dusting of snow covers the ground. Cliff Koah is pictured to the far right on the front row.
Date: [1943..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Two Soldiers Leaning Against a Jeep]

Description: Photograph of two uniformed soldiers leaning against a jeep that is parked beside a mess hall building. The man on the left is identified as Gevat and the man on the right is Clifford Koah.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum