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U.S. Army Signal Corps Patton addressing the 80th Infantry

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06760.26 Author/Creator: U.S. Army Signal Corps Place Written: Kaufbeuren, Germany Type: Photograph Date: 1945 July 19 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 9.5 x 12.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Dating based on note on verso, passing the photograph for publication. From verso: Gen. George S. PAtton, Jr., commanding general, 2rd U.S. Army, stands in front of microphone addressing troops of 80th infantry division at Kaufbeuren, Germany. Photograph was passed for publication on July 23.

Background Information:

People: Patton, George S. (George Smith)., 1885-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Military HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsWorld War II

Sub Era: World War II

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