45th Infantry Division Thunderbird, WWII

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45th Infantry Division Thunderbird, WWII

Introduction to the WWIIRA and 45th Infantry Division, World War II Reenactors

An explanation of who the WWIIRA and World War Two reenactors are

What you will want to know if you have an interest in working with us.

The photo gallery has historical images of the WWII, Thunderbirds and 45th ID reenacting photos.

Information about Venturing Crew 1941, Boy Scouts of America

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These are the World War II events that you will find the WWIIRA in attendance.

Learn about the Men and campaigns of the 45th Infantry Division in WW II.

Links to 45th related, World War 2, or community support websites

Learn about our project to help our present day Military with civilian relations

Table of Contents listing all of the pages on our WW II 45th Division and Reenacting website, including a list of Maps.
Schedule of Events Unit History Wounded Warrior Project    LinksTable of Contents

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Welcome to our 45th Infantry Division photo Gallery. We have placed this here so that you can get to see the faces and places of the men behind the history and so that you can help us identify the names of people and places not listed in the caption. If you have photos that you would be willing to share with us,or information about photo's that we have up already, please E-mail us at:
WWIIRA History Department.


Click the thumbnail to view the full size photo and captions.

Sicily & Italy Photos
Tank Destroyer passing through the Siegfried line
Assault boats across the Rhine
40th Engineers built bridge over the Rhine river for the Thunderbirds
Schonau, first town fought in in Germany
S. France & Alsace Photos
Germany Photos
Machinegun position and Tank Destroyer clear a German city
Mortar position in Germany
645th TD in German town
Signal Corp photo of T-bird with Handie Talkie
Veterans Now and Then
Veterans Now and Then,
157th Infantry Regiment

45th ID Half track
Crossing the Main River, Germany
Aschaffenburg, Map
157th Infantry enters Aschaffenburg, Germany
Gerald Hall Photos
(157th Infantry Regiment)

Just before the sniper strikes
SS training school Aschaffenburg, Germany
SS training school Aschaffenburg, Germany
SS training school Aschaffenburg, Germany
Veterans Now and Then,
179th Infantry Regiment
City Center Aschaffenburg, Germany
Bombing of Aschaffenburg, Germany
Sandkirche, Aschafenburg, Germany
Johannisburg castle Aschaffenburg, Germany
Veterans Now and Then,
180th Infantry Regiment

191st tank Battalion reduces points of German ressistance
Train station at Aschaffenburg
Stiftsplatz Aschaffenburg, Germany
Aschaffenburg, Germany
Veterans Now and Then,
645th Tank Destroyers

after surender of Aschaffenburg
Nurnberg, Germany
German POWs Nurnberg, Germany
moving through Nurnberg
Veterans Now and Then, Division Artillery
Zepplinplatz Nurnberg, Germany
120th Engineers remove swastika
Autobahn exit for Dachau
City of Dachau
Gilbert Wailes
A Battery,
160th FA Bn.

SS compound Dachau concentration camp
train tracks to KZ Dachau
train cars at KZ Dachau
Contents of train cars
Lewis Long
C Battery,
171st FA Bn.

SS housing KZ Dachau
Gas chamber, Dacha Concentration Camp
Old crematorium KZ Dachau
Main gate to inmate area

Edwin Gorak
B Battery
158th FA Bn.


Liberated detainees
On the road to Munich
Berchtesgaden Post Office
Observation Plane
Archie Grubb
189th FA

Gauhaus Munich, Germany
Austrian border town
Camp St. Louis, France
Former Thunderbirds now in the 103d ID
Reenacting Photos
Troopship home
Sicily & Italy Photos
France Photos

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