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U.S. Flag

Description: 48 star U.S. Flag; wool with grommetted cotton canvas edge; stenciled across top: "US ENSIGN No. 11 ML APR 1943"; donor says it was "torn in storm at sea 300 mi. off Cuba" and flown on subchaser in Pacific coming back from Panama Canal Zone in 1945
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Photograph of Houses Along a Road]

Description: Photograph of two rows of two-story houses standing on either side of a road. Trees and fields dot the surrounding landscape.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Two Soldiers Standing by a Car]

Description: Photograph of two soldiers in formal wear and standing in front of a car. White buildings stand in the background.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of a Bombed German City]

Description: Photograph of a German city with damaged buildings. The photo is taken from an elevated structure and focuses down a road. Buildings on either side of the road show signs of bombing damage.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldier in a Coat and Hat]

Description: Photograph of a soldier wearing a coat and soft hat while posing for the camera. He is standing on an earthen field. Another soldier to the left is partially out of frame.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Hannover Hauptbahnhof]

Description: Photograph of Hannover Hauptbahnhof, the main railway station of Hannover, Germany. A sign written with "Hannover Hbf" stands in front of a structure with a rounded roof that covers the tracks. A series of metal poles and a stairway can be seen to the left.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Hannover Hauptbahnhof]

Description: Photograph of Hannover Hauptbahnhof, the main railway station of Hannover, Germany. A sign written with "Hannover Hbf" stands in front of a structure with a rounded roof that covers the tracks.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Hospital Status]

Description: Form informing Justin L. Bible's commanding officer of his stay at Station Hospital, Hammer Field, California. It reads: "Register No. 13270. 26 November 1943. SUBJECT: Hospital Status. THRU: Surgeon. TO: The Commanding Officer, 350th Sig. Co. Wg., Camp Pinedale, Fresno, California. 1. In compliance with paragraph 7b(3) AR 40-590, the following information is furnished: a. Name: Cpl. Justin L. Bible. b. Date Admitted: 1 November 1943. Date of return to duty: 26 November 1943. *c. Line of duty: No EPTI. *d. Disease, was (not) the result of patient's own misconduct. *2. Further treatment is not required. For the Surgeon: * Cross out inappropriate word."
Date: November 26, 1943
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Greeting Card from G. E. Dalton to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from G. E. Dalton and family. The front shows a drawing of an American flag, and the inside shows the American flag next to a picture of a dome.
Date: 194u
Creator: Dalton, G. E.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Arlington Public Library

["This Is Corps Humor"]

Description: News clipping of a fake points system for getting out of the United States Military during World War II.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Cards From Crossing the Equator]

Description: Two cards received by Jack Vaughan with a note that says "Cards I was given when I crossed the equator June 1942." The first card is labeled "Ancient Order of the Deep" certifying that Vaughan crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wharton. The second card is labeled "Domain of Neptunus Rex" verifying that Vaughan had crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wichita.
Date: June 1, 1942
Partner: Arlington Public Library

[Photograph of a Boat from Above]

Description: Photograph of a boat taken from above. There is a clear view of the deck and prow as well as tires lining port side. Whitecaps break around the edges of the vessel.
Date: 1942~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[A Peak of the Bavarian Alps]

Description: Photograph of a rugged peak of the Bavarian Alps. Patches of evergreen trees are visible along the bottom and left side of the peak.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of a Beach]

Description: Photograph of a beach as seen from a boat. Sand and grass is visible. A dark shape obscures the lower left side of the image.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldier in Truck on a Flatbed Vehicle Hauler]

Description: Photograph of a soldier sitting in the driver's seat of a truck on a flatbed vehicle hauler. Three other uniformed men are visible on the lower right portion of the picture, but they are partially obscured by a white photographic artifact.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Two Ships]

Description: Photograph of two ships as seen from on board another sailing vessel. The photo is taken between two men wearing thick coats and a thick rope.
Date: 1944~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Arlington World War II Memories

Description: Compilation of biographical and autobiographical information about persons from Arlington, Texas who served during World War II. It includes narratives, copies of letters, forms, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items detailing their lives and service.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Camp Lejeune Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the camp headquarters at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. It is two-story brick building with two wings and a bell tower. An American flag flies in front of the building, and two cars are parked in the parking lot in front of it.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Arlington Public Library