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[119th Armored Engineer Battalion Bus in Germany]

Description: Photograph of a 119th Armored Engineer Battalion bus parked near a small house in Germany. The Battalion's name is painted on the side, as is a triangular logo. Men can be seen getting into either of the bus' two doors, and another soldier stands by the rear door. Bundles are strapped down on top of the bus.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Albert G. Iggi Being Shaved by a Barber]

Description: Photograph of a uniformed soldier named Albert G. Iggi sitting down and being shaved by a man named Gevat. Iggi has a barber cloth covering his torso. They are sitting outside near a wooded area.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Arthur Fonjemie Standing by a 12th Armored Division Sign]

Description: Photograph of Arthur J. Fonjemie wearing a United States Army uniform and standing to the right of a large white sign. The sign is painted with the image of a wheeled cannon and the number twelve inside of a triangle. The image appears between the words "Entering Area." A stack of wood is visible under the sign, and a four story building is visible in the background.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Bürgerbräukeller Entrance Arch]

Description: Photograph of the entrance arch of Bürgerbräukeller. The word "Bürgerbräukeller" appears on the arch and is split into three parts. The words are surrounded by a stone relief shaped like a wreath of hops.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Dachau Barracks]

Description: Photograph of barracks in the Dachau concentration camp. Debris litters the side of the buildings on either side of a street.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers Leaning Against a Building with Two Girls]

Description: Photograph of four uniformed American soldiers leaning against a building. They are identified from left to right as Bertelson, Packey, Cahill, Markey, and Symon. Two young girls stand to the left of Packey. The stone building has a series of large multi-paned windows with shutters. The numbered hood and wheel well of a jeep is visible to the left.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Freddie Meuman and Leonard Machalow in a Jeep]

Description: Photograph of Freddie Meuman and Leonard Machalow sitting in a jeep with other uniformed soldiers. Meuman is wearing dark sunglasses and is sitting in the left front seat. Machalow is holding a cigar to the right. There are two buildings visible in the background.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[German Women Lined Up for Discharge]

Description: Photograph of dozens of German women arranged in a line outdoors in Aalen, Germany. Many can be seen with bags and luggage. Soldiers and United States Army vehicles are visible in front of and behind the line. Buildings and a tree line are visible in the background.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Girls of Herrlisheim]

Description: Photograph of four young women standing together in front of a long park bench. They are wearing broad black hats, white blouses adorned with red ribbons, red skirts, and black aprons with flower patterns. Trees obscure a multi-story building behind them. The first and third women are older than the other two.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Mike Romano and Joe Mizer Standing by 12th Armored Division Memorial]

Description: Photograph of Mike Romano and Joe Mizer standing on either side of a 12th Armored Division memorial. The two elderly men are wearing white jackets and yellow caps with the triangular symbol of the 12th Armored Division. A bald man with glasses stands behind Romano, and a man with a striped purple shirt stands beside Mizer. The monument itself is arrow-shaped and pointed skyward, and bears the image of a tank and a truck. A green wreath containing red flowers and a ring of white flowers sits in front of the monument.
Date: 1996~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Paul Velasco]

Description: Photograph of Paul Velasco wearing a U.S. Army uniform and sitting on a bed. His left hand props up his chin, and his right hand holds up his left leg.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photographs of Robert M. Spainhour and Richard D. Olive]

Description: Photograph of two photographs of uniformed soldiers standing next to a canvas covered truck. The image on the left shows Technician Fifth Class Robert M. Spainhour and Sergeant Richard D. Olive standing on either side of Sergeant William E. Confer. The image on the right shows Spainhour and Olive.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Roy Rightmire at Camp Barkeley]

Description: Photograph of Roy Rightmire wearing a coat and soft cap while standing near a crossroads in Camp Barkeley. Clapboard buildings with smoking chimneys are visible behind him. An attached note says that he was one of the first men from the 119th Armored Battalion to die overseas.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldier Standing by Stone Wall]

Description: Photograph of uniformed American soldier wearing a jacket and garrison cap. He has his hands in his pockets and stands in front of a waist-high stone wall. Houses and trees are visible behind him.
Date: 1945~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Posing for Camera Outside of a Tent]

Description: Photograph of six uniformed soldiers posing together for the camera in front of a canvas tent. The men standing are identified from left to right as Iggi, Winsted, Paul Valasco, and Katz. The two crouching men are noted as Kid and Zigman. Other tents are visible in the background.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Sitting with Barrel]

Description: Photograph of two uniformed American soldiers sitting by a wall with a small barrel. The man smoking a pipe on the left is identified as Noble Grubbs, while the other man is Nick Morgillo.
Date: July 29, 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Spears, Bryant, and Caudill Operating a M1917 Browning Machine Gun]

Description: Photograph of Earl Spears, Charlie W. Bryant, and Charles L. Caudill sitting with a M1917 Browning machine gun. Spears sits to the left and wears a camouflaged jacket and helmet. Bryant is firing the gun, and Caudill holds a belt of ammunition to the right.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Street Signs at Knox Street and 12th Armored Division Avenue]

Description: Photograph of street signs for Knox Street and 12th Armored Division Avenue. The brown signs are placed perpendicular to each other, with the Knox Street sign on the top. The street signs are attached to the top of a stop sign.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum