Thunderbirds Finish First Year of Battle

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Title

Thunderbirds Finish First Year of Battle

Alternative Title

Thunderbirds First Year of Battle

Subject

World War II, 1939-1945
Veterans--Florida

Description

A newspaper article from 45th Division News, a publication for the U.S. Army's 45th Infantry Division of the 157th Infantry Regiment. The 45th Infantry Division was part of the Oklahoma Army National Guard, with its members fighting in World War II and the Korean War. The division took part in the Allied invasion of Sicily and the attack on Salerno in the Italian Campaign in 1943, followed by the Battle of Anzio and the Battle of Monte Cassino in 1944. During Operation Dragoon, the 45th Division landed in southern France in latter half of 1944. In 1945, the 45th joined other forces for the Western Allied invasion of Germany, ending the European Theatre of World War II when Germany surrendered in May.

Creator

Barrett, Bill

Source

Original newspaper article: Barrett, Bill. "Thunderbirds Finish First Year of Battle." 45th Division News, Vol. IV, No. 44, July 8, 1944: 45th Infantry Division Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Private Collection of Linda Hughes.

Publisher

45th Division News

Date Created

ca. 1944-07-09

Date Copyrighted

1944-07-09

Date Issued

1944-07-09

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original newspaper article: Barrett, Bill. "Thunderbirds Finish First Year of Battle." 45th Division News, Vol. IV, No. 44, July 8, 1944.

Is Part Of

Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

application/pdf

Extent

Medium

2-page newspaper article

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Italy

Accrual Method

Donation

Audience

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Bill Barrett and published by 45th Division News.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by 45th Infantry Division Museum and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial Project

Curator

Bates, Christian
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

Private Collection of Linda Hughes

External Reference

"History of the 45th Infantry Division." 45th Infantry Division Museum. http://www.45thdivision.org/history.htm.

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