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[Photograph of Burning German Town]

Description: Photograph of a German town in the distance, with smoke rising from the buildings.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of 1st Platoon, Company A, 56th Armored Infantry Battalion]

Description: Photograph of a large group of soldiers posing together in front of a building. A typed caption below the photo says "Members of 1st Platoon, Company A, 56th Armored Infantry Battalion, pause for photo after capturing Burgau, Germany, April 25, 1945. Photo by Robert V. Oakes, Davenport, Iowa."
Date: April 25, 1945
Creator: Oakes, Robert V.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Whitefield with Refugees]

Description: Photograph of Clarence Whitefield posing with seven Polish and Russian refugees who did KP for the 12th Armored Division after they were liberated from forced labor camps. A woven basket is visible in the foreground.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Five Soldiers on Outpost Duty]

Description: Photograph of five soldiers of the 1st Platoon Mortar Squad on outpost duty in Germany. From left to right and back to front, the last names of these men are: Imbriano, Luedtke, Tuora, Brown, and Pelant.
Date: April 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of German Neighborhood]

Description: Photograph of a residential street in Germany, with two military jeeps parked on the street lined with houses.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Liberated Concentration Camps]

Description: Two photographs of the Landsberg Prison in Germany. In the top photo, the corpses of prisoners are laid out, while soldiers of the 12th Armored Division dig a mass grave in the background. In the bottom photo, several people walk in front of barracks for inmates, which were partially built into the ground. A wagon to the left is piled with the bodies of deceased inmates.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Children Sweeping a German Street]

Description: Photograph of two German girls sweeping debris from a street with brooms while United States military personnel and other adults move around medical trucks. Various buildings line the street.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Sherman Tank in Germany]

Description: Photograph of a Sherman tank plowing through the destruction in the town of Schweinfurt, Germany. All of the buildings have been damaged and the road is completely torn up, a result of constant bombing.
Date: April 11, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Ralph Van Buren with a Captured Pistol]

Description: Photograph of a uniformed soldier named Ralph van Buren. He is wearing a gun holster for a Walther P-38 pistol on his right hip. His left leg is propped up on an armored car's foot rail. Two trees and a house are visible behind the car.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[William Giannopoulos Standing on a Crashed Messerschmitt Me 262]

Description: Photograph of William Giannopoulos holding a carbine while crouching on the tail fin 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 cabin and fuselage of the jet can be seen behind Giannopoulos. A piece of paper with "World War II James Giannopoulos" has been taped to the front 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

[Double Exposed Photograph of a Crashed Messerschmitt Me 262]

Description: Photograph of a crashed Germany Messerschmitt Me 262 jet. The photo has a double exposure effect, with one image of a soldier sitting on the jet's tail fin while holding a carbine and the other image showing a man sitting in the fuselage of the camouflaged vehicle.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Rear of a Crashed Messerschmitt Me 262]

Description: Photograph of a crashed Germany Messerschmitt Me 262 jet as seen from the rear. The tail of the camouflaged jet has snapped off and now lies beside the vehicle on the left. Small houses can be seen in the background.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[William Giannopoulos Standing on a Crashed Messerschmitt Me 262]

Description: Photograph of William Giannopoulos holding a carbine while crouching on the tail fin 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 cabin and fuselage of the jet can be seen behind Giannopoulos.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Double Exposed Photograph of a Crashed Messerschmitt Me 262]

Description: Photograph of a crashed Germany Messerschmitt Me 262 jet. The photo has a double exposure effect, with one image of a soldier sitting on the jet's tail fin while holding a carbine and the other image showing a man sitting in the fuselage of the camouflaged vehicle.
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. "Jet German Plane" is handwritten on the lower portion of the photo.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Ed Goeppinger]

Description: Photograph of Ed Goeppinger posing in front of a building. He wears a helmet and has binoculars around his neck.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers in Germany]

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers from A Company of the 17th Armored Infantry Battalion standing in a grassy field in front of several trucks in Germany.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Eight Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of eight unidentified soldiers from A Company of the 17th Armored Infantry Battalion posing together in front of a tree in Germany. A field and trees are visible in the background.
Date: April 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[General DeGaulle Leaving Notre Dame]

Description: Photograph of President DeGaulle's car leaving Franklin D. Roosevelt's memorial service at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris France during April 1945.
Date: April 1945
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[German Prisoners of War]

Description: Photograph of German prisoners of war walking in a column in Wurzburg, Germany. There are other soldiers and a truck on the road. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: April 8, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Battlefield Outside Nassig]

Description: Copy photograph of the battlefield outside the German town of Nassig, where the 43rd Tank Battalion fought. There is a description of the scene on the back of the photograph.
Date: April 2, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[66th AIB Dug-In In a Field]

Description: Copy photograph of 66th Armored Infantry Battalion troops dug-in in a field prior to the attack on Nassig, Germany. The 43rd Tank Battalion tanks are in the background. There is a description of the scene on the back of the photograph.
Date: April 1, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Donald Hoppe By Truck]

Description: Photograph of Donald Hoppe standing against a truck in Germany.
Date: April 3, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum