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[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.B1351.0801]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The French Normandy coast is black with shipping and fleets of trucks throng the shore as reinforcements and supplies arrive for allied troops pushing back the Germans."
Date: 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1180.0579]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "W.B. Skirvin, city hotel and oil magnate, was in Wesley hospital Monday, suffering severe injuries from an auto accident Sunday afternoon."
Date: March 13, 1944
Creator: Atkinson, Harry
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1308.0456]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Major Joe B. Thompson - U.S. Army Air Corps - Now serving in England with Allied Control Commission - Former state senator from Ardmore, Oklahoma."
Date: July 15, 1944
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1292.1175]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "This new model Diesel-powered Spanish train, shown from the rear at the station in Guadalajara, is claimed to have sped 80 miles an hour around mountain curves where a standard train could not safely exceed 31 miles."
Date: 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0225.1034]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "An informal conference on a warship off the French invasion coast was held by British Prime Minister Churchill (left) with Sir Alan Brooke (right) chief of the imperial general staff."
Date: June 14, 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0240.0709]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "HEADS 19th CORPS-- MAJOR GENERAL CHARLES H. CORLELL (above), Veteran of the Pacific fighting, commands the 19th Corps in France, which broke through German lines in the west of Cherbourg Peninsula.a"
Date: August 2, 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society