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Creator: Ernest Braun

Publisher: United States Army Signal Corps

Title: 1st U.S. Army Infantryman Sits On Muzzle of Tank Destroyer
Date: February 1945
Medium: Gelatin silver print
Credit Line: Gift of Vahan Ouzoonian
Accession Number: 1991.0001.0067
Inscriptions:ETO HQ 45 15285 24FEB
CREDIT…U.S.ARMY SIGNAL CORPS
PHOTOG-- T/5 ERNEST BRAUN…165

1ST U.S. ARMY INFANTRYMAN SITS ON
MUZZLE OF TANK DESTROYER AS HE
WATCHES OTHER TANK DESTROYERS OF
8TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 1ST U.S. ARMY,
ROLL DOWN MAIN STREET OF DUREN,
GERMANY. THESE ARE FIRST ALLIED
ARMORED VEHICLES TO ENTER THE
BATTERED GERMAN CITY, ([illegible letter]) THESE TANK DE
-STROYERS ARE SUPPORTING 8TH DIVISION
INFANTRY TROOPS. (B)

644 TD [crossed out], 8TH INF DIV, FUSA, 13TH [crossed out] INF REGT,
DUREN, GERMANY

[stamped] CONFIDENTIAL
PASSED FOR PUBLICATION AS CENSORED
109
Date 26FEB1945
SHAEF
FIELD PRESS CENSOR

[handwritten] E.H. 232

[stamped] CUT ON FACE
Description: U.S. Army soldiers with tanks passing each other on German road
Place Depicted:Europe, Germany, Duren
Subjects:
United States. Army.
World War, 1939-1945
Soldiers
Tanks (Military science)