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[Photograph of Staff Sergeant Sie S. Edwards by a Fountain]

Description: Photograph of Staff Sergeant Sie S. Edwards standing in his uniform in front of a large fountain. The text on the bottom of the photo contains information about his rank, birth and death dates, and names of his immediate family members: "S/Sgt. Sie S. Edwards Born Sept. 4th, 1909 Died in a jap prison camp in the Phillippines on June 18th, 1942 He was a member of the 93rd Bombardment Squad and was a secret bombsite specialist. He was survived by wife, Marge Edwards and Parents Mr. and Mrs. S. I. Edwards."
Date: unknown
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Portrait of Leroy Shifflett in Uniform]

Description: Portrait of Leroy Shifflett wearing his dress uniform and hat. The text on the bottom of the photograph contains information about his troop group, birth and death dates as well as the location of his death: "Leroy Shifflett Co. B. Glider Infantry Born May 17, 1923 Killed Feb. 17, 1945 Vicinity of Ft. McKinley, Philippines Islands."
Date: unknown
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[10 Filipino Pesos]

Description: Paper bill worth ten pesos used by the Japanese government during their occupation of the Philippines from 1942-1945. The front of the bill has text saying "The Japanese Government," and "Ten Pesos." On the right side of the bill there is a picture of a person riding a horse through a forest of palm trees, and on the left there is a large "X" printed in white. The back of the bill has "Ten Pesos" printed in a large font with an ornate design for a border.
Date: 1942
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[50 Filipino Centavos]

Description: Paper bill worth fifty centavos used by the Japanese government during their occupation of the Philippines from 1942 to 1945. This bill has a picture on the front right of a person riding an animal through a forest of palm trees; there is an ornate design on the back side with double "50" printed on the left and right.
Date: 1942
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Aerial View of a City

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Manila, Philippines. In the center of the frame is a river with a bridge over it. Printed in the bottom left-hand corner is, "Manila, P. I. Downtown Section."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Soldiers in Convoy]

Description: Photograph of Warren, Major Meredith, and Bud Asthalter standing up in a truck in a convoy. Other trucks are visible in the background, traveling through the Quezon National Park.
Date: 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photographs of Philippines]

Description: Flip album containing eleven photographs of Manila and Luzon Island in the Philippines, taken near the end of World War II. Most of the images show street scenes, buildings, and people. There are also images related to the war, including a propaganda poster, ruins, barricades, and U.S. soldiers stationed on the islands.
Date: 1945~
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Portrait of Sergeant Ollie Dismuke]

Description: Portrait of Sergeant Ollie Dismuke wearing his military uniform. The text on the bottom of the picture contains information about his rank, birth and death dates/location: "Sgt. Ollie Dismuke 6th [Armored] Div. Born Nov. 27th, 1923 Killed March 25th, 1945 at Luzon."
Date: unknown
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Portrait of Willie Pietzsch in Uniform]

Description: Portrait of Willie Pietzsch of the 185th Infantry 8th Army. The text on the bottom of the picture contains information about his birth and death, as well as when he was buried: "Born May 17, 1919 Killed Feb. 15, 1945 At Luzon, Philippines Island Buried Nov. 3rd, 1948."
Date: unknown
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Second Series 10 Filipino Pesos]

Description: Paper bill worth ten pesos used by the Japanese government during the occupation of the Philippines from 1942 to 1945. This bill has a title on the top: "The Japanese Government," a picture of a monument on the far right and a large "10" on the left; the back side has an ornate border with "pesos" printed in the center.
Date: [1943..1945]
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Oral History Interview with Lloyd C. Fons, October 29, 2008

Description: Interview with Lloyd C. Fons, an officer in the U. S. Navy during World War II. After completing midshipman's school and earning a commission, Fons served aboard patrol torpedo (PT) boats in the Philippines. He served in Squadron 17 aboard three different boats - 229, 230 and 231. He eventually became the commanding officer of PT 229 in July, 1945. His primary assignment seemed to be delivering guerrillas to various locations in Mindoro and Luzon. After the war, Fons was transferred to Hong Kong where he was commanding officer aboard a yard patrol boat, YP 641, for 11 months. Here, his primary duty seemed to be delivering frozen and refrigerated food to other ships.
Date: October 29, 2008
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Fons, Lloyd C.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Major Alfred Morris Jr.]

Description: Taken by Lt. Geo. L. Forward of Texarkana, Ark. at the Liba Staging area, Philippines, December 1945, of Maj. Alfred Morris, Jr. sun bathing. From the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1945
Creator: Forward, George L.
Partner: Palestine Public Library

The First Three Tanks into Manila

Description: Photograph of the first three American tanks that invaded Manila during World War II and their crews. On the far left is "Yankee" with Private First Class Don Malmfeldt, Sergeant Lawrence, Corporal Bernardo, and Private First Class Ladato. In the middle is "Battle Basic," which was the first to break down the walls of the Santo Tomas prison camp. Its commander is Captain Jesse Walters, but the rest of its crew is unidentified. The tank to the right, "Old Miss," is commanded by Lieutenant Robert E. Lee.
Date: [1944..1945]
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum