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[Group of 494th AFA Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a group of soldiers from the HQ battery of the 494th Armored Field Artillery Battalion posing in a muddy field in Cherbourg, France. Those in the back row are, from left to right, Walter Hudzik, Jr., Paul Swanson, Johnson, Phom Bowie, and Peterson. Those in the front row are Ray Hicks, Francis Hecox, Robert Henderson, and Richard Wilkes.
Date: 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers at Rear of Truck]

Description: Photograph of nine soldiers with the Advance Detachment near Cherbourg, France, goofing off at the rear of a truck. On the right, a soldier stoops down to pick up a metal bucket, and the man behind him holds up a hammer. Another man in the middle of the photo sits on the ground in front of a bucket, and the other four look at him.
Date: November 1944
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Inside a Tank]

Description: Photograph of two tanks besides buildings is Strasbourg, Germany. The foremost tank has four soldiers emerging from various hatches. Two helmeted soldiers are visible from the chest up behind the tank's turret. Two other soldiers' heads can be seen sticking out of hatches near the front of the tank. Two of the men are identified as Joseph Prendergast and Kenneth Bradstreet.
Date: January 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum