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Title: Third Armored Division Association Records, 1941-Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: 26/20/76

Extent: 29.7 cubic feet

Arrangement: by type of material and alphabetical or chronological thereunder

Subjects: Belgium - History and Geography, Eisenhower, Dwight D, France - History and Geography, Germany - History and Geography, Germany - Politics and Government, Laskowski, Clem T., Tanks, Third Armored Division, World War II, World War II - Intelligence, Morale and Propaganda, World War II - Military Operations, World War II - Service and Training

Formats/Genres: Papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Third Armored Division Association Records (1941-) document the history of the United States Army's 3rd Armored Division during its service in World War II (1941-45), and its veterans who were Association members (1946-). The records include Association Annual meeting programs (1948-); books and published histories about the Third Armored Division and the units that comprised it (1942- ); correspondence and diaries (1941-); Division and Association newsletters (1942-); magazines concerning World War II (1940-); maps and oversize items (1941-48); military organization records and after action reports (1941-45); newspaper clippings of the war (1941-48); Photographs (1941-); propaganda material and travel literature (1942-45); scrapbooks (1941-45); and videotapes and films of combat during the war and postwar travels to Germany (1940-).

Subject/Index Terms

Belgium - History and Geography
Eisenhower, Dwight D
France - History and Geography
Germany - History and Geography
Germany - Politics and Government
Laskowski, Clem T.
Tanks
Third Armored Division
World War II
World War II - Intelligence, Morale and Propaganda
World War II - Military Operations
World War II - Service and Training

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Illinois Archives

Accruals: 11/5/1981

Access Restrictions: None. Collection is open to the public.


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Donor Correspondence, Diaries, Mementos and Recollections],
[Series 2: Allied and Axis Records, Reports, Orders, Citations, and Logs],
[Series 3: Photographs and Scrapbooks],
[Series 4: Newspapers and Clippings],
[Series 5: Articles and Books],
[Series 6: Association Events, Newsletters, Programs and Exhibits File],
[Series 7: Artifacts],
[Series 8: Audiovisual Materials],
[Series 9: Oversize Photographs and Maps],
[All]

Series 8: Audiovisual MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 35: Tape Recordings and Videocassettes, 1944-45, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Ted Malone's Westinghous Overseas Broadcast, 1944Add to your cart.

Audiocassette.

14 July 1944 in France (20 minutes).  Interview with Col. William B. Lovelady, CCB &Col. George Garton, CCB.

Folder 2: "The Treasury Salutes" program, 1944Add to your cart.

Audiocassette.

Program on the December 21-25 action of Lt. Col. Samuel Hogan's unit in the Arbennes, the "Battle of Hogan's Men."

Folder 3: WHO Farm Review and Herb Plambeck Program, 1968Add to your cart.

Tape recordings.

Farm Review, July 26, 1968.  Herb Plambeck Program, July 27, 1968.

Box 36: Tape Recordings and VideocassettesAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Transcript and Maps to Accompany "First Episode:  75th Infantry Combat History", 1997Add to your cart.
Item 1: American 1st Army Aachen to Rohr, [n.d.]Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

From Koukl.

Item 2: Lafayette G. Pool Hall Dedication, 1993Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Fort Knox, KY July 1, 1993.  From Olin F. Brewster.

Item 3: Tank Platoon, 1991Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Presentation of all U.S. Army tanks and armored vehicles in use since World War II.

Item 4: William Barron Interview, 1992Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

32 AR. Barron relates the events followed by his capture by Joachim Peiper's 1st SS on December 17, 1944. Saved from execution by his ability to drive a jeep, he eventually was placed in POW camp and liberated by Russian soldiers on 23 April, 1945.

Item 5: Third Armored Division Inactivation Ceremony, [n.d.]Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

John Danay.

Item 6: Memorial Dedication, 1991Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

United States Armed Forces Monument, November 1991, Arlington, VA.

Item 7: Revisiting the Ardennes, 1993Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Interview by British Major General Michael F. Reynolds of Robert Kauffman concerning Joachim Peiper and La Gleize action.

Item 8: Memorial Service Third Armored Division, 1992Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Omaha to John Danay.

Item 9: Schwarzkopf:  How the War was Won, 1991Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

ABC News coverage of the General Norman Schwarzkopf briefing held in March, 1991, describing the Coalition victory in the Persian Gulf War.

Item 10: Gardens of Stone, 1987Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Veteran WWII officers and young recruits react to the Vietnam war; set in 1968 at Arlington National Cemetery and stars James Caan, James Earl Jones, Angelica Huston; movie is dedicated to the Third U.S. Infantry.

Item 11: Kauffman, "Behind the Headlines - Return to the Battle of the Bulge", 1990Add to your cart.
Videocassette.
Item 12: Breakout and Pursuit, First Army - Aachen to Roer River, [n.d.]Add to your cart.
Videocassette.
Item 13: Third Armored Division Interviews by Charles Corbin: Part 1, 1989-90Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Interviews Barr, Dugan, Hanneman, Brewster, and Pierro.

Item 14: Third Armored Division Interviews by Charles Corbin: Part 2, 1989-90Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Interviews Whitten, Brown, Worrell, Elissondo.

Item 15: Charles Corbin, "3rd Amored Division Museum, Frankfurt, West Germany", 1989Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Oct. 18, 1989.

Item 16: Charles Corbin, "Battle of the Bulge", 1990Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

March 29. 1990.

Item 17: Charles Corbin, "3rd Armored Division Entrance into Germany 1944", [n.d.]Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Made especially for the Archives.

Item 18: Charles Corbin, "Battle of the Bulge", 1990Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Given to Haynes W. Dugan.

Item 19: Breakout and Pursuit First Army Aachen to Roer, [n.d.]Add to your cart.
Videocassette.
Item 20: The Collapse of Cologne, Germany March 6, 1945, 1986Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Third Armored Division Perspective.  Tour of 3rd Div. at Frankford Germany.

Item 21: Scott Van Ness, [n.d.]Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Three separate films:  1. German Panther tank kill, Cologne, March, 1945.  2. Captured German film - Ardennes, Dec. 1944.  3. Air Power - Victory in Europe.

Item 22: Interviews with Service Company 33rd AR, 1998Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Members of Service Company 33rd AR recount their experiences in Europe.  By William Ruth.

Item 23: Hotton The Arbennes December 1944, 2000Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Jack Bonner, 5/23/00.

Item 24: Third Armored in Combat 1944, 1943-44Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

William Cohen Film (Medical).  Rose awards medals in Normandy; Seine crossing at Melun; Chateau Thierry Monument; German POWs at Mons; capture of Liege; crossing German border; USO entertainment; Stolberg and Mausbach aid stations; Paris; England - Sutton Veny, Salisburg, Wells, Cheddar, Bath, and London.

Item 25: Third Armored Division Reunion Memorial Service and Banquet, 1993Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Indianapolis, IN.

Item 26: First Episode:  75th Infantry Division Combat History, 1997Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Moderated by Alfred S. Roxburgh.

(two tapes)

Item 27: The Gulf War and the Media, 1991Add to your cart.
Audio Cassette.
Item 28: 50th Anniversary Celebration of Activation of Third Armored Division, 1991Add to your cart.

Audio Cassette.

Held at Camp Beauregard, LA.  April 13, 1991, Haynes W. Dugan speaks for the Association.

Box 37: Tape Recordings and VideocassettesAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Rolling Thunder:  The True Story of the 3rd Armored Division, [n.d.]Add to your cart.
Videocassette.
Item 2: 291st Engineers, [n.d.]Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Dave Pergrin to Haynes Dugan - C. Corbin.

Item 3: Third Armored Collapse of Cologne, [n.d.]Add to your cart.
Videocassette.
Item 4: Rhine Crossing by 747th Seperate Tank Battalion, 1995Add to your cart.

Videocassette.

Donated by Homer D. Wilkes.

Item 5: No Title or Markings, [n.d.]Add to your cart.
Videocassette.
Item 6: Robert R. Thompson 3rd Armored Interview, 1993Add to your cart.

Audio Cassette.

4/24/93.

Item 7: World War II Deaths - Sample CD; Zabella - Ziman, [n.d.]Add to your cart.
CD.
Item 8: Tape 1, 1997Add to your cart.
3M MBR Master Broadcast Videocassette U-matic.
Item 9: Cunningham:  Stock Music, 1997Add to your cart.
3M MBR Master Broadcast Videocassette U-Matic.
Item 10: National Archives Transfer to Film, CS 3237 Reel 1, 1997Add to your cart.
Item 11: National Archives Transfer to Film, CS 3227, 111 ADC 2730, 1986Add to your cart.
Box 38: Original CanistersAdd to your cart.
Reel 1: Winter Olympics, 1936Add to your cart.
First part of film broken off); entry parade in snow; Adolf Hitler opens games; ice hockey; Sonia Heinie figure skating; Shafer of Austria figure skating; Maxi Herber & Ernst Baier - skating pairs; Ballengrud of Norway speed skating; Mathiessen of Norway in 1500 meter speed skating; Swiss win first and second place in bobsledding; crashes on Bavarian turn; women's slalom; Chrisl Kranz; Kathe Grassinegger; Franz Pfnur in men's slalom; Suzzi Lanschnen; cross country skiing; Jalkanen of Finland; Willi Bogner of Germany; Larson of Sweden, first and Hagen of Norway, second; ski jumping - Birger Ruud first; Hitler closes games.
Reel 2: Conquest of Belgium and France, First Part, 1940Add to your cart.
German narration and music - (first part broken off) officers; tanks; equipment; balloons; artillery; fortifications; trenches; ruined houses; Sedan; trucks; Verdun; bombing; aircraft; troops going through towns.
Reel 3: Conquest of Belgium and France, Second Part, 1940Add to your cart.
City of Liege; pontoon bridge; horses; motorized column; Maas River crossing; Panzer attack; Stukas; French tanks; captured French soldiers going into camps; General von Reichenau.
Reel 4: U.S. Army film of 899th Tank Destroyer Battalion, 9th Infantry Division, First Army, 1945Add to your cart.
V-2 on railroad car; German tank; U.S. tanks in German village; jeep; POWs; tank retriever; cleaning roads; German POWs; mine detection; autobahn; U.S. Army trucks; U.S. Armored column; swimming in river; oxen cutting grain; women and boys cutting grain; boys and tent; boys and hay; oxen and reaper.
Reel 5: Air fights, 1944Add to your cart.
Luftwaffe training film for Focke Wolff 190 A-8 including about fifteen attack sequences on P-38 Lightning, B-24 Liberator and B-17 Boeing.
Reel 6: LTC Theodore M. Black J. Combat Report #76, 1945Add to your cart.
Cologne, March 1945.
Reel 7: 16 mm Film positive copies of NARS Film 18 CS 3237-1, 1944Add to your cart.
Third Armored Division, Tank Air Support, November, 1944.  Large explosions in town from dive-bombing and strafing, dense smoke, anti-aircraft crew at gun, plane formation dive bombing, front lines shooting armored vehicles, infantrymen crouching, shelling, very heavy mortar fire.  Ruined German town, demolished buildings, explosions, dense smoke.  Dive bombers circling target and plane dive bombing on hill in wooded area.  Group infantrymen looking through binoculars, taking notes, tanks passing camera, battery rocket guns firing leaving heavy smoke columns, listening to air-ground communication over  radio, and tanks.  Col. Lovelady, CO talking to another officer at advanced command post, tanks go into action past camera across fields, camouflaged tank, tanks going over hill into deep quarry, men firing mortars, tanks opening up barrage, tank crew member climbing out of tank turret appears to be stunned, other tank crew members helping stunned man, officer looking through binoculars, and GI standing by.
Reel 8: 16mm Film positive copies of NARS Film ADC 2730, 1944Add to your cart.
Third Armored Division, Rocket Barrage and Attack Push Off; Mausbach, Germany, 15 November 1944.  Soldiers of 18th Field Artillery Battalion load multiple rocket launchers; line of launchers; control set and firing device; row of launchers is fired.  Tanks and other vehicles move along skyline toward Mausbach.  Photographed from inside pillbox, armored vehicles move along edge of terrain, German shells burst near convoy.  Armored cars, light tanks, medium tanks and armored vehicles on dirt road outside of city.
Reel 9: General Doyle O. Hickey and the Third Armored Spearhead Division, 1997Add to your cart.
July 10, 1997.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Donor Correspondence, Diaries, Mementos and Recollections],
[Series 2: Allied and Axis Records, Reports, Orders, Citations, and Logs],
[Series 3: Photographs and Scrapbooks],
[Series 4: Newspapers and Clippings],
[Series 5: Articles and Books],
[Series 6: Association Events, Newsletters, Programs and Exhibits File],
[Series 7: Artifacts],
[Series 8: Audiovisual Materials],
[Series 9: Oversize Photographs and Maps],
[All]

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