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1st 134th Battalion Reunion

Description: Photograph of eleven men posing together beside a stone wall during the first reunion of the 134th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion. The men are holding mugs of beer towards a central point while smiling at the camera. William Giannopoulos stands above the other men.
Date: [1946..1947]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

1st 134th Battalion Reunion

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing in a room during the first reunion of of the 134th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion. The men are holding mugs of beer towards a central point while smiling at the camera.
Date: [1946..1947]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Building with Statuary]

Description: Photograph of a building that has ornately carved pillars and arches as well as three sculptures built into recesses on the walls. The statue in the center is the full figure of a man standing on a pedestal, while the other two are partial figures of women that are built into much shallower recesses. People and other buildings can be seen to the right. The angle of the photo is tilted, and the word "Germany" is handwritten along the bottom.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Collge of Mines Centennial Museum]

Description: Photograph of the Centennial Museum of the College of Mines in El Paso, Texas. Evergreen trees are arranged around the museum's yard. The building is u-shaped, with its doorway recessed behind two protruding walls. Cars can be seen on the road to the right.
Date: [1943..1944]
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Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Convoy of Men and Vehicles on a Dirt Road]

Description: Photograph of a convoy of jeeps and trucks on a dirt road as seen from the inside of William Giannopoulos' vehicle. Soldiers can be seen on and inside of vehicles along the road. Part of Giannopoulos' name is visible and backwards on the window in the foreground.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[A Crashed Messerschmitt Me 262]

Description: Photograph of a crashed Germany Messerschmitt Me 262 jet. The tail of the jet is camouflaged and the vertical tail fin is painted with a white background and a swastika. The tail has been broken off and is lying on top of the left wing. "Jet German Plane" is handwritten on the lower portion of the photo.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[A Crashed Messerschmitt Me 262]

Description: Photograph of a crashed Germany Messerschmitt Me 262 jet. The tail of the jet is camouflaged and the vertical tail fin is painted with a white background and a swastika. The tail has been broken off and is lying on top of the left wing.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers Beside a Sign for Brenner Pass]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed American soldiers standing and crouching to the right of a sign that reads "Passo del Brennero, m 1372." The men are crowded against a short pillar topped a horseshoe-shaped curve that bears the image of a flower. A hill rises from directly behind the men and into the background.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers Beside an Army Truck]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed soldiers beside a truck with an encircled star painted on its door. Two of the helmeted men stand beside the truck's wheel well, while the other three men crouch in front. "Augsburg, Germany" is handwritten along the bottom right.
Date: May 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers Holding a Captured Nazi Flag]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed soldiers standing beside an Army truck while holding aloft a captured Nazi flag. The flag has a dark field, a white circle at its center that features a bird holding an encircled swastika, and a banner with the letters "NSKK." This is a flag for the National Socialist Motor Corps. The truck behind them has wooden slats as the side of its bed. Baggage and gas cans are visible on the truck bed behind the men.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers in Front of a Fence]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed and helmeted soldiers standing in front of a picket fence that surrounds a two-story building and a yard filled with bushes. The leftmost man is only partially visible. A sign on the fence says "Service Sector" and hangs between the men.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers Standing by Three Trucks]

Description: Photograph of five uniformed and helmeted soldiers standing together in a row in front of three parked trucks. The truck to the far right has baggage and a canvas tarpaulin on top of it, and the second truck has bunched canvas on top of its cab. "Augsburg, Ger" is written along the bottom of the photo.
Date: May 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Four Soldiers Standing Against a Wall]

Description: Photograph of four uniformed American soldiers standing against a wall that stands in front of a road that slopes downward behind them and then stretches off into the background. The rear portion of a jeep with a spare tire attached to it is visible to the left, and a forest is located behind the jeep.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum