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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.B0240.0710]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "INVASION LEADER --MAJ, GAN. CHARLES H. CORLELL (above) commands the Seventh U.S. Infantry in the invasion of the Marshall Islands which was announced today."
Date: February 3, 1944
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0230.0107]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Sgt. L. O. Tatum son of Mrs. Lillie Sorrell, (Hugo,) received the Purple Heart recently for meritorious service and wounds he suffered in Italy, but what pleased the Hugo soldier more than the award was the fact that his battalion commander, Col. Clarence B. Cochran, Okemah, made the presentation."
Date: February 23, 1944
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

[Photograph 2012.201.B0291.0348]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Wallace M. Danvers, 23 years old, son of Mrs. W.K. Danvers, 1437 northwest fortieth street, has been commissioned a second lieutenant in the air corps reserve and assigned to the 35th pursuit group at Hamilton field, Calif. He recently completed training at Kelly field, Texas."
Date: October 21, 1944
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0230.0108]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "It's a fast war for a young man, judging by all that has happened to Richard A. Cochran, 20, of Okemah, in the last year."
Date: May 16, 1944
Creator: Stockwell, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society