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[T&P Train #809 with Tank]

Description: Photograph of T&P train #809. There is a small group of men standing near the engine, and train #876 is visible in the right of the photo. On the left side of the image, the rear portion of a tank is visible on a flat car. The text below the image says "Bunkie, La. 1942 "Extra 809 West" *note tank" and "Ed Robinson."
Date: 1942
Creator: Robinson, Ed
Partner: The Grace Museum

Item 2: World War I (4)

Description: This is the 2nd of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage begins with American troops marching through rainy streets in France, then taking wagons on French roads and gearing up for the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. The footage then shows American guns firing the first shots of the 47-day Meuse-Argonne battle, an artillery observer being launched into the air in a balloon with an early radio, then being shot down by planes and parachuting to safety while anti-aircraft guns shoot at the plane with the balloon bursting into flames afterward. The battle scenes include early night-time battle footage, artillery fire, a Renault FT-17 Tank, and various troop movement. As the troops move into the Argonne Forest the footage shows various small conflicts, the assessment of a wounded soldier, dead lying in the fields, and villages in ruins. The footage also features Generals Foch and Pershing giving an update, troops in downtime, prisoners marching, Pershing pinning medals on American troops, troops playing with a lion cub, milking a goat, dressing as women and dancing, and gambling entertainment.
Date: 1927
Creator: US Army Signal Corp
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Item 5: World War I (3)

Description: This film is the 3rd of 5 reels in the US Army Signal Corp produced film, "America Goes Over," documenting the activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The film was produced in 1918 and this print was likely produced ca. 1927. The footage opens with radio operators working in the trenches, various scenes of battle planning, artillery firing, wounded soldiers being removed from a battlefield and the dead left behind. The film then moves to the American forces move toward Soissons, crossing the Marne, and taking Chateau Thierry. The American troops are seen eating, washing, getting haircuts, and welcoming more troops and supplies from ships from the United States. Footage shows the city of supplies at Gievres, an industrial cooking demonstration, and General Pershing writing commands. The film then moves into the opening of the Saint-Mihiel Offensive of 12 Sep 1918 with many artillery scenes, Renault tanks, soldiers cutting barbed wire at dawn, and troops running out of bunkers to fight. An airplane dogfight is captured on film from this battle, ending with the German pilot being shot down and taken prisoner. Troops are then shown digging in Howitzers, crossing enemy lines, surveying the German dead, helping wounded American troops off the field, resting, then going back the next day. In the German fortifications they find a dog used for sending messages. Troops are seen eating, feeding villagers, and marching German prisoners through the streets. The footage then moves to show the American and Australian troops marching through the Hindenburg line together. The footage ends showing the St. Quentin Canal Tunnel, and King Albert and Queen Elisabeth of Belgium watch the American troops marching.
Date: 1927
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dug-In German Tank]

Description: Photograph of a German tank that has no tracks and has been placed in a hole that covers its wheels. Its turret points to the right. Open hatches located on the left side of the turret. A row of bare trees is visible in the background.
Date: October 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Partially Submerged Tank Wreck]

Description: Photograph of a wrecked tank that is lying on its side and is partially submerged in water. Its turret has been removed and the inside of the tank is visible. A hatch near the water line is missing, while a hatch higher up on the tank hangs open.
Date: October 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Three Soldiers on an M4 Tank]

Description: Photograph of three uniformed soldiers on an M4 tank and under the tank's T-34 Calliope rocket launcher. Two men sit on the vehicle while another has partially lifted himself up on the side. Trucks can be seen in the background.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Sign for Herrlischeim, France]

Description: Photograph of a sign on a tree denoting Herrlisheim, France. A pile of rubble, a tank, and buildings can be seen behind the tree in the background to the right, while people walk on a path on the left.
Date: October 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Changing Tank Tracks]

Description: Photograph of uniformed U.S. soldiers standing among various tracked vehicles while their tracks are being replaced. The track of the tank to the left is in the middle of having its track removed.
Date: 1943~
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Three Soldiers Posing by a Tank]

Description: Photograph of three uniformed soldiers wearing jumpsuits and tanker helmets. The man on the left smokes a cigarette, the kneeling man in the middle holds a cigar, and the third man is Alex Bratman. The men are standing to the side of a U.S. Army tank with white stars painted on its hull and turret.
Date: [1943..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Dug-In German Tank]

Description: Photograph of a German tank that has been dug into the earth beside a narrow stream. The tank faces away from the camera. Another tank can be seen in the background close to a group of barren trees.
Date: October 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Three Soldiers Sitting on an M4 Tank]

Description: Photograph of three uniformed soldiers sitting on top of an M4 tank and in front of the tank's T-34 Calliope rocket launcher. Another Calliope can be seen in the background. "Augsburg, Germany" is handwritten along the bottom of the photo.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[American Tank Crossing Pontoon Bridge at Over the Rhine River]

Description: Photograph of an American tank crossing a pontoon bridge that spans the Rhine River. Soldiers can be seen on top of the tank and walking along the bridge. Remnants of a stone bridge can be seen in the river to the right. These piles of rubble lead up to an ornate bridge archway. The stone archway has a damaged roof and two turrets that would have framed the bridge.
Date: March 27, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum