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[American Tank Crossing Pontoon Bridge at Over the Rhine River]

Description: Photograph of an American tank crossing a pontoon bridge that spans the Rhine River. Soldiers can be seen on top of the tank and walking along the bridge. Remnants of a stone bridge can be seen in the river to the right. These piles of rubble lead up to an ornate bridge archway. The stone archway has a damaged roof and two turrets that would have framed the bridge.
Date: March 27, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Dog Tags and Awards]

Description: Photograph of Eugene J. Ward's dog tags and several awards on a red surface. The text on the photo reads: "General Orders number 81 July 27, 1945 Award of the Bronze Star Medal to : Eugene J Ward 32523540, Technician Fifth Grade (then Private First Class), Company B, 17th Armored Infantry Battalion, for Heroic Achievement on 31 March 1945 in the vicinity of Boxberg Germany. During an attack on Boxberg an order was given to bring ammunition up on foot as it was deemed impossible to drive a vehicle through the enemy artillery barrage, Technician Fifth Grade Ward, driver of the ammunition Half-track, voluntarily loaded his Half-track with ammunition and drove it successfully through intense fire to the designated positions. This action was strongly instrumental in successfully carrying out the attack. Entered military service from New York, New York".
Date: July 27, 1945
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[A History of Camp Davis]

Description: A pamphlet on the History of Camp Davis, written by David A. Stallman for the 50th Anniversary of the Antiaircraft Artillery School at Camp Davis. It contains the Antiaircraft Artillery School's marching song, the story of Camp Davis from "Birth to Death," Camp Davis as a missile test base, the closing of the camp, and more. The photos included within the pamphlet were provided courtesy of Topsail Island Historical Society, Estelle Haste, Charles Jones, Rachel Magnabosco, Barbara Scholar, Kay Morgan, and Pender Sounds.
Date: April 27, 1990
Creator: Stallman, David A.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter from C. K. Griggs to Charles R. Griggs, March 27, 1945]

Description: Letter from C. K. Griggs to his son Charles R. Griggs concerning daily life back home; the letter actually is written by Charles' mother as she says "Daddy and I were hot and hostess at the USO for Sunday night." Later she discusses the new lace cloth being made and saying that cloth at home runs "from 10 cents to 25 cents per yard."
Date: March 27, 1945
Creator: Griggs, C. K.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum