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[12th Armored Division Patch]

Description: Photograph of the 12th Armored Division patch engraved on the side of the Armored Forces Monument. The 13th Armored Division patch is also visible to the right, and text is engraved on the top of the monument.
Date: November 11, 1991
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

1941: Texas Goes to War

Description: This book is a collection of essays discussing the role of Texans in World War II. It examines both the Texas soldiers fighting in the European and Pacific theaters as well as the Texans on the Homefront. The essays describe both the military and social aspects of the war. Index starts on page 241.
Date: 1991
Creator: Lee, James Ward; Barnes, Carolyn N.; Bowman, Kent A. & Crow, Laura
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

[714th Tank Battalion Display]

Description: Photograph of the 714th Tank Battalion display in the 12th Armored Division Museum. There are photos mounted on the wall, a helmet and other equipment on display in a case, and the flag of the "C" company hangs from the ceiling in the background.
Date: [1990..1999]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Bill Shearer Standing by a Fireplace]

Description: Photograph of elder Bill Shearer wearing spectacles and a blue blazer while standing in front of a fireplace. Pictures are hanging behind him and resting on a mantle. A blue chair sits to the left in front of curtains.
Date: 1996
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Car with a 12th Armored Division Plate]

Description: Photograph of a blue car that has a 12th Armored Division plate in its rear window. The plate features a yellow, blue, and red triangle with the division's name and the image of a cannon and lightning bolt. A brick house is visible in the background.
Date: 1995
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Carl J. Adams Marker]

Description: Photograph of a memorial marker for Carl J. Adams with the details of his life engraved on the small white cross.
Date: 1998~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Close-Up of Monument]

Description: Photograph of a close-up of the Armored Forces Monument. There is a picture of men standing beside and on tanks, and one man on horseback. The words "Forging the Thunderbolt" are inscribed in the top right corner. The text at the bottom of the monument reads: "'A balanced team of combat arms and services of equal importance and equal prestige.' Maj. Gen. Adna R. Chaffee Father of the American Armored Forces".
Date: November 11, 1991
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Couple at Reunion]

Description: Photograph of an older couple at a reunion in Covington, Kentucky, both holding something. There is a picture mounted on the wall in the background.
Date: October 30, 1999
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Donald B. Cowan Marker]

Description: Photograph of a a white memorial marker for Donald B. Cowan with the details of his life engraved in the small white cross.
Date: 1998~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Drum Couple at Retirement Party]

Description: Photograph of Marvin and Marybelle Drum posing together at Tommy Drum's retirement party. Wood paneling is visible in the background.
Date: January 1995
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Elton Samuels with 12th Division Flag]

Description: Photograph of Elton Samuels holding out a 12th Armored Division flag at a dedication ceremony. Three other division flags are placed in the ground behind blue velvet chairs with programs set on them. Trees are visible in the background.
Date: November 11, 1991
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Men Looking At Pictures]

Description: Photograph of a group of five men, four veterans and a younger man, holding pieces of paper that have photographs printed on them.
Date: 1998~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Flats Near Herrlisheim]

Description: Photograph of a lush green field known as "The Flats" beside a highway outside the city of Herrlisheim.
Date: 1998~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum