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[Photograph 2012.201.B0366.0275]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Destructive force of the explosion of a butane truck which spread death and damage in Capital Hill Friday is shown here."
Date: April 1, 1944
Creator: Stockwell, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0366.0279]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Two of the big cylindrical tanks ripped from the truck by the explosion are shown above in a vacant lot half a block away."
Date: March 31, 1944
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0366.0281]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The butane truck which exploded in the 4300 block S. Robinson, killing three persons, injuring 20 and spreading wide destruction, still burns in the picture above right."
Date: March 31, 1944
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0366.0280]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "At right, S. S. Jamison and Fireman Lloyd D. Robertson of No.3 Engine, survey a part of the tank which cut a huge hole into the side of the Jamison home, 140 SW 42."
Date: March 31, 1944
Creator: Meek, Richard B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1351.0859]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "DURING EVACUATION- This official French picture shows, according to censor-approved caption a structure in Dunkerque one hour after an explosive bomb had struck it, blowing down its walls and setting fire to the debris."
Date: 1940
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1351.0855]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A section of the French city of Caen, in ruins, testifies to the strength of the allied steamroller in Europe, and the cost in Destruction to a French city the Germans chose to defend to the last."
Date: July 15, 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1351.0841]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A convoy of Canadian troops and equipment moves into the French town of Vimonties, where every building except the church had been struck by shells or bombs."
Date: 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1351.0857]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "American soldiers, on foot and in vehicles, move through the center of devastated periers after the conquest of the French city."
Date: August 9, 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1351.0860]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "An American reconnaissance unit probably of the 90th division-enters Periers, northern anchorage of an American offensive in Normandy after the European invasion in August 1944."
Date: 1948
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1351.0853]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Members of Company, engineers combat detachment, serving as infantry, carefully advance down a wreckage-strewn street in St. Die, France, Nov. 22, in search of German snipers."
Date: November 29, 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1351.0858]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A U.S. Third army soldier stands before the main gate of captured Fort Driant, at Metz, France, looking over the extensive damage resulting from bitter fighting that preceded German surrender."
Date: 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1351.0849]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Wreckage of harborside buildings surround this drydock in the inner harbor of Brest after capture the French port city by allied forces."
Date: unknown
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1351.0854]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Damaged buildings in th war-battered town of Marigny, France after its capture by American troops during the drive on Coutances."
Date: August 3, 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1351.0838]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "These stark ruins and big areas of churned earth are about all that remain of the town of Vire, on the Normandy front in France, after concentrated artillery fire was used by the allies to drive out the Germans."
Date: August 14, 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1351.0845]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The cathedral of Notre Dame de la Garde on a hill in Marseille escaped this shelling by the Germans immediately aftr they withdrew from the south France city."
Date: 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society