97 Matching Results

Search Results

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

[At Swimming Pool]

Description: Photograph of three men at a swimming pool in Luzon in the Philippines. One man stands to the right of the pool, another prepares to jump off a diving platform, and the third sits on the railing at the very top of the platform. A slide is also attached to the diving platform.
Date: July 15, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Church in Lucena]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a Catholic Church in Lucena in the Philippines. There are several vehicles parked in front of the church, and men stand by a truck on the road.
Date: 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

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

[Football Game]

Description: Photograph of an Army vs. Navy football game played on the Fourth of July in Manila. The players are visible on the field, and the stands around the field are completely filled with spectators.
Date: July 4, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Gutted Buildings]

Description: Photograph of buildings in Manila partially destroyed and gutted during World War II. The Pasig River is visible in the foreground, and there's half of a bridge at each bank.
Date: 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Man at Bat]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man at bat during a softball game in the Philippines. A tent and vehicle are visible in the background. A handwritten note on back reads: "Soft Ball game in our area at Canlubang, P.I."
Date: 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Convoy in Manila]

Description: Photograph of soldiers in vehicles on the streets of Manila, with people walking next to them. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Looking up the street when the convoy stopped in Manila. Feb 4, 1945."
Date: February 4, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum