Submitted by the family of Frank Javanovich, Div. Trains, Radio Operator T/5
|Caption||US Army troops en route for some Rest and Recreation in Germany, May or Jun 1945; note Jeeps with modified wrap-around front fenders and/or anti-decapitation bars|
Bumper markings indicate the Jeeps on the left and center are assigned to the 13th Armored Division (3rd Army), 135th Ordinance Battalion and the Jeep on the right is attached to the 3rd Army, 121st Medical Battalion.
Candid photos Black Cats
My dad, Paul Reinert was a member of the 397th. He carried a small camera during their time in Texas and Europe. I have scanned and posted his photos at http://www.junkfromtheattic.com/
feel free to link to the site.
13th Armored Division tanks enters Dusseldorf Germany May 1945 13th Armored Division enter the Ruhr Pocket April, 1945
13th Armored Division Seigen Germany 1945 13th Armored Division Seigburg Germany Ruhr Pocket Battle 1945
13th Armored Division Ruhr Pocket Battle 1945 13th Armored Division Tanks in Ruhr Pocket Battle 1945
Zweibruchen Germany 1945 13th AIB Lohmer Germany Ruhr Pocket Battle 1945
Aggar River, Seigburg, Germany - 13th Armored Division, April, 1945 Command Post Mettman, Germany, 1945.
General Patton addresses the officers of the 13th Armored Division, April, 1945 Ruhr Campaign, 13th Armored Division, April, 1945
Siegburg CP, 13th Armored Division, April, 1945, Germany Zweibrucken, Germany, April 1945
Robert H Best 1944, 13th Armored Division
Here's a picture of my father, Joseph Paul McCarthy, with the patch clearly displayed on his shoulder. He was born on October 31, 1925 and passed away on February 20, 1989. After the war, he became an attorney and was a prosecutor.e for the State of Utah and Salt Lake County.