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[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

[Photograph of Man on a Bicycle]

Description: Photograph of two soldiers posed in the street while a rider passes by them on a bicycle. Handwritten note on the back of the photo reads, "First Sgt Earl Brunner and me -- Note the bicycle passing by -- Taken 25 April 45."
Date: April 25, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Pyle Wrote Life Story in Blood With GI's He Loved, Says Closest Friend Who Encouraged His Career

Description: Newspaper article about the death and legacy of Ernie Pyle, a war correspondent who was recently killed in the war. Included is a cartoon depicting a typewriter next to a helmet with initials "E.P." and a caption that reads "'Brave Man:' Bill Mauldin, the soldiers' favorite artist, has drawn a cartoon in memory of Ernie Pyle, the soldier's favorite correspondent."
Date: April 23, 1945
Creator: Miller, Lee
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Crossing Danube Sign]

Description: Photograph of a soldier standing beside a roadside sign in Dillingen, Germany that reads, "You are crossing the beautiful blue Danube thru courtesy of 12th Armored Division -- 119th Armored Engineer." Typed note on the back of the photo reads, "Approach to the Dillingen Bridge."
Date: April 22, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Guarding the Dillingen Bridge]

Description: Photograph of uniformed American soldiers watching the Dillingen Bridge from a tank. One of the soldiers crouches and aims a rifle, while another sits on top of the tank's turret and mans a machine gun. The bridge spans the Danube River.
Date: April 22, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Raising Flag, Nuernberg Shrine

Description: Photograph of American soldiers carrying U.S. flags at the grandstand at Zeppelinfield in Nuremberg, Germany. The building is topped with a large stone swastika that is being covered by a U.S. flag.
Date: April 21, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Drawing of Edward Ostrach]

Description: Drawing of Edward Ostrach smiling and wearing a buttoned shirt and helmet. A note on the reverse side of the photo says that he was a member of Company A of the 17th Armored Infantry Battalion and killed in Herrlisheim, Germany.
Date: April 16, 1945
Creator: Hatt, F. George, Jr.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Soldiers Repairing Damage at Oschenfurt, Germany]

Description: Photograph of groups of uniformed and helmeted U.S. soldiers in the streets of Oschenfurt, Germany, and attending to repairs. A street in the foreground has been reduced to rubble, and nearby soldiers carry blocks of stone. Intact buildings of timber and stone stand in the background.
Date: April 16, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum
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