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[Agnes Harrelson and Edward Wells in a Yard]

Description: Photograph of elderly Agnes Harrelson and Edward Wells standing together in the yard of a home. Wells wears sunglasses, a buttoned shirt, and jeans while holding Harrelson around her shoulder. Harrelson is wearing a floral blouse and black skirt.
Date: 1981
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Building in Kulsheim, Germany]

Description: Photograph of a building in Kulsheim, Germany, which served as the Enlisted Men's Club during World War II. The photo was taken by Eldon Kohler, a member of 92nd Mechanized Calvary Reconnaissance Squadron.
Date: 1980~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Couple at 1985 Reunion]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Lyons sitting next to his wife eating at a table at the 12th Armored Division reunion in 1985. Other people are visible in the background.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Dedication of Marker

Description: Program from a dedication of the men in Co. E 142nd Infantry 36th Division, names of the men in the company are listed throughout the pages; pages 4 and 5 contain a description of the events that took place during the ceremony. The final page has a black and white image of the memorial that was created in their honor.
Date: May 17, 1986
Item Type: Book
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Ferry Boat on Neckar River in Germany]

Description: Photograph of a ferry boat on the Neckar River in Germany, taken by Eldon Kohler, a member of the 92nd Mechanized Calvary Reconnaissance Squadron
Date: 1980~
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

[Marvin and Marybelle Drum at Table]

Description: Photograph of Marvin and Marybelle Drum sitting at a table set with flowers, glasses, silverware, and plates.
Date: September 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 119th Armored Engineer Battalion Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of the 119th Armored Engineer Battalion Memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says "This monument is dedicated to all that served in the 119th Armored Engineer Battalion and to the memory of those that gave their lives for their country. To all that became prisoners of war and wounded in action. World War Two, 1944 to 1945." Following this inscription is a list of men killed in action.
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 12th Armored Division HQs General and Special Staffs Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of the 12th Armored Division HQs General and Special Staffs memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says "MP Platoon & Band. CCA- BG Riley F. Ennis, CCB- Col. Charles V. Bromley, CCR- Col. Richard R. Gordon, Div Artv- Col. Charles R. Gildart, Div Trains- Col. John H Evans."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 12th Armored Division Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of the 12th Armored Division memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the stone's plaque says "12th Armored Division 'Hellcats' 15 September 1942 - 17 December 1945. Commanding Generals M/G C. Brewer, M/G D. T. Greene, M/G R. R. Allen, B/G W. A. Holbrook, Jr."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 134th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of the 134th Ordnance Maintenance Battalion memorial stone at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says "Organized July 1942. Meritorious service unit award with star. The International Harvester Battalion."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 152nd Armored Signal Company Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of 152nd Armored Signal Company memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says "'Resolute to Achieve.' Combat Officers: Lt. Col. Richard M. King, Division Signal Officer, Major William J. Cure, Asst. Division Signal Officer, Capt. John T. Hagood, Company Commander. Dedicated to all members of the company who served with pride, honor and devotion."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 17th Armored Infantry Battalion Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of the 17th Armored Infantry Battalion Memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says "Men of the 17th served their country well in the U.S. and Europe, 1942-1945. Let no one forget the sacrifices made for our freedom. Killed and wounded - 745. Missing and captured - 184."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 23rd Tank Battalion Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of a plaque on the 23rd Tank Battalion Memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says, "15 Sept 42 - 3 Dec 45. This monument honors all who served in the 23rd Tank Battalion and is dedicated to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice defending their country. May they rest in peace. Wartime commanders: Ltc. M.C. Meigs, Maj. W.R. Comfort, Ltc. E.D. Lucas, Maj. J.W. Schrader, Capt. J.P. Fortenberry, Ltc. K.G. Clow, Maj. W.A. Edwards. KIA: 41, WIA: 213, MIA: 36. Presidential Unit Citation, 3rd Platoon Company A - Rimling, France."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 43rd Tank Battalion Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of the 43rd Tank Battalion Memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says "In memory of those that gave their all- their lives. 15 September 1942: Herrlisheim Gambsheim, Maginot Line, Ludwigshafen, Saar Palestinate. 17 December 1945: Forbach Styring Wendel, Colmar Pocket Rouffach, Dillingen Danube River, Wurzburg Schweinfurt. Commanding officers: Lt. Col. Nicholas Novosel, Lt. Col. Scott W. Hall."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 44th Tank Battalion Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of the 44th Tank Battalion Memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says "Activated 15 Sep 1942, relieved 12th Armored Division 11 Nov 1943, Inactivated 10 May 1946. Battalion commanders: Lt. Col. Tom H. Ross - Nov 43 - Feb 45 KIA, Lt. Col. William W. Barksdale - Feb 45, Maj. William P. Meredith - July 45. Tennessee 1942 to Tokyo 1945, by way of New Guinea, Bismark, Archipelago, Morotai, Leyte, Luzon, Philippines, Japan. U.S. Presidential Unit Citation, Company B and C. Philippines Presidential Unit Citation, 44th Tank Battalion."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 493rd Armored Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of the 493rd Armored Field Artillery Battalion memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says "Fides non timet - Faith has no fear. Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Charles D. Hartman, Jr. This memorial is dedicated to the men of the 493rd who served in the defense of their country and to honor the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice. Killed in action: Everette C. Carter, Emmett T. Elliott, Sam Foster, Edward F. Maile, Henry L. Marble, Paul E. Heal, William F. Parker, Peter L. Warrone. Wounded in action - 83, Prisoner of war - 8."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 494th Armored Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of the 494th Armored Field Artillery Battalion memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says "Lt. Col. Harold M. Crawford. Killed in action: 12. To the officers and men who served our country in its struggle for freedom, dignity and equality for all under God we dedicate this memorial."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 495th Armored Field Artillery Battalion Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of the 495th Armored Field Artillery Battalion memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says "15 Sep 1942 - 4 Dec 1945. Battalion commanders Lt. Col. Robert Bahr, Lt. Col. Richard Hockman. We dedicate this marker as a tribute to those men of the 495th who served in combat during World War II and as a memorial to those who lost their lives in the service of their country. Killed in action: Joseph Finn, Charles Hancock, John Karnash, Leonard Klatt, George Lindley, Victor Malmrose, Maurice Pulley, Warner Purvis, Jr., Robert Schwartz, Richard Starr, Robert Wilson."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 56th Armored Infantry Battalion Memorial Stone]

Description: Photograph of the 56th Armored Infantry Battalion Memorial stone, taken at the 12th Armored Division Association Dedication at Armor Unit Memorial Park in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Text on the plaque says "11 Nov 43 - 3 Dec 45. Combat Commanders: Lt. Col. Louis L. Ingram, Lt. Col. Jean G. Norton. This monument is erected, not only in honor of the dead, but to the glory of all those who took part in the battles of the 56th Infantry Battalion, the dead and the survivors. Killed in action-232."
Date: August 27, 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum