USAHEC Exhibit Archive
     
WWII Exhibit - Entering Germany    
     
Exhibit - Entering GermanyThe exhibition presents an overview of the five campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace and Central Europe, highlighted with images and artifacts used by Soldiers in each campaign. Among the artifacts are General Omar Bradley's Colt pistol used in the Normandy Campaign and a posthumous Purple Heart Medal presented to the family of a Soldier killed on the first day of the Northern France Campaign. Another section provides a comparison of the uniforms and arms of American and German Soldiers who fought in the ETO.

The universal interest in war souvenirs is explored through a selection of captured German arms, decorations, personal items and several poignant concentration camp artifacts. The exhibit also includes images by renowned photographer Tony Vaccaro taken as a Soldier with the 83rd Infantry Division. The exhibit concludes with a selection of fine art and photographs selected from the extensive collections of the Army Heritage and Education Center.
 

Click on the picture below to view an introductory video of our "Entering Germany" Exhibit

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Click on the picture below to view "Lubitsh's Lens". A short film about American soldier and World War Two combat cameraman A. Cypen Lubitsh. Length 13:39

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Exhibit - Entering Germany

This exhibit showcases artifacts highlighting the stories of American soldiers that participated in the army's campaigns across Europe. All the items displayed are a part of USAHEC's rich collection.
     
Exhibit - Entering Germany  
Exhibit - Entering Germany

The USAHEC Gallery currently features an exhibit of photographs taken by combat photographer Tony Vaccaro. These images capture the daily life of American soldiers fighting their way from Normandy to the Rhine.