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Large Document, Photo Album Grouping - 16th Armored Infantry Btn


SOLD - This is a large photo and document lot for Tech Corporal Walter Erwin, serving at Battalion Headquarters of the 16th Armored Infantry Battalion, 13th Armored Division. Includes:

Erwin’s Dog Tags

Ribbon Bars including ETO Ribbon with two Campaign Stars

Three loose Photos and two Newspaper Clippings of Erwin

A large Photo Album (only some of the pages shown here). Many photos taken at Camp Beale (training site for the 13th Armored), some photos near the end taken in France & Germany, also post-war family pics. The Platoon photo inside the back cover is 8”x9.5”. Mnay loose pages and the black paper is very brittle. (Note that a few photos are pictured twice)

A General Order awarding Erwin and others the Combat Infantry Badge (the Badge was in the estate, but sold in a grouping of misc. Sterling jewelry)

Two mimeographed pages of maps showing hookup of “Combat Team Geyer” with the 13th Armored.

9 Page Period Document “Task Force Downey in the ETO” which documents the 13th Armored Division from its landing in France on January 29th, 1945 to the German surrender on May 7th, 1945.

Four photo-lithograph press release Photos of 13th Armored “Black Cat” Soldiers.

A large Map of Munich reprinted from a German Map by the Allied Expeditionary Force, plus a cardstock overlay of a section of Germany.

Black Cat Newspapers, Chicago Sun V-E Day paper, other Newspaper Headlines and a few misc. Items.

  • Model: D-9D22A-57
  • Shipping Weight: 6lbs

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