Wartime Photos
S. France & Alsace


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.
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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:
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Sicily & Italy Photos
Convoy Enroute to Southern France
Landing Southern France
Higgins boats heading for shore
On the beach at Ste Maxine, first wave.
S. France & Alsace Photos
Germany Photos
Ste Maxine Southern France, 15 August 1944
LST unloads at Ste Maxine, France, 15 August 1944
Veterans Now and Then
Veterans Now and Then,
157th Infantry Regiment

German POWs, Marseilles, France
Gerald Hall Photos
(157th Infantry Regiment)

German POWs Captured by the 45th ID
Troops moving North from Ste Maxine, Southern France
Troops moving past derelict, Toulon France Bus.
T-bird tries out German 20mm gun, Vidauban, France
Veterans Now and Then,
179th Infantry Regiment
Liberation of Roquebrunne, France by 180th Infantry.
Liberation of Roquebrunne, France by 180th Infantry.
Liberation of Roquebrunne, France by 180th Infantry.
Liberation of Roquebrunne, France by 180th Infantry.
Veterans Now and Then,
180th Infantry Regiment

Liberation of Roquebrunne, France by 191st tank Bn.
Liberation of Roquebrunne, France by 191st tank Bn.
Passing through Salernes, France
Riding on tank destroyers for the "Champaign- Campaign"
Veterans Now and Then,
645th Tank Destroyers

45th MP looks on as town crier speaks.
645th TD crosses the Durance river to meet German counter attack
foot bridge across the Durance river.
Pontoon bridge built across the Durance river.
Veterans Now and Then, Division Artillery
Rest stop and clean up at Pertuis, France.
Abulance passing through the destroyed Montelmar, France.
First French addition of the 45th Division News.
Many German POW's bagged near Grenoble, France.
Gilbert Wailes
A Battery,
160th FA Bn.

T-birds in Bourg France
191st Tank Battalion, Bourg, France
180th Infantry , Jeep and trailer
Medic with wounded Lieutenant near Villersexel, France.
Reenacting Photos
Medic and German POW near Archettes, France
two thunderbirds survey from window.
Crossing the Mosselle river.
191st tank crosses the Moselle river
French Partisan sketch map of Rambervilliers, France
Light machinegun covering a squad.
T-bird bazooka team
Digging a foxhole.
120th Engineers, fix vehicle
Tent flooded out.
45th Division Band, Armistace Day, Bains Les Bains, France
Baily Bridge between France and Germany.
Amphibious training with the 157th Infantry Regiment.
Assault boat training
Getting new M-43 field Jackets
120th Engineers work in the Vosge Mountains.
120th Engineers build a road near Wingen Sur Moder, France
Artillery in support of Thunderbirds during operation Nordwind
Phosphorous on target
Neither hail of bullets nor snow or sleet will deter them from thier rounds.
57mm Anti-tank gun
645th TD in Niederbronn, France
T-birds check for snipers Niederbronn, France
Moving to the next battle.
Leaving Neiderbronn behind.
Sniper school, La Petite Pierre, France.
Comander of the German 256th Division.
Sicily & Italy Photos
Germany Photos

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