Creator

Unknown

Date

1945

Creation Date

2008-06-13

Description

Black & White photograph taken on March 21, 1945, of the Statue of Kaiser Wilhelm I that had been hit by artillary fire. On the back of the photo is typewritten, "ETO HQ 45 21380 19 MAR CREDIT... U S ARMY SIGNAL CORPS PHOTOG...T/5 BILLY A NEWHOUSE 166 STATUE OF KAISER WILHELM I, LOCATED AT THE JUNCTION TOWN OF COBLENZ [Koblenz] BETWEEN THE RHINE AND MOSELLE [Rivers], HAS BEEN TOPPLED FROM ITS BASE IN MEMORIAL HIT HARD BY U.S. ARTILLERY FIRE. E/ TUSA".

Digital Collection

Arnold Clayton Watkins World War II Photograph Collection, 1942-1945

Collection Number

SpC MS 0006

Finding Aid

https://digitalcommons.pittstate.edu/fa/3/

Object Type

Photograph

Image Format

Still Image

Location

Europe--Germany--Rhineland Palatinate;

Publisher Digital

Pittsburg State University, Kansas, Axe Library, Special Collections

Notes

Pittsburg State University, Special Collections, 6, Watkins, Arnold Clayton, Envelope 8, 18. Contributed by Joan F. Watkins.

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Keywords

World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American--Photographs; United States. Army Air Forces--History--Photographs; World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Photographs; Koblenz (Germany)--History--Photographs; Statues--Germany--Koblenz--Photographs

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