Bridge "built by A Company 1270th Engineer Combat Battalion and 678 Engineer LE Company. "

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Title

Bridge "built by A Company 1270th Engineer Combat Battalion and 678 Engineer LE Company. "

Creator

Wile, Dennis E. (Donor)
Wile, Dennis E. (Photographer)

Description

Content Note: Caption from writing on reverse of photograph. Additional caption text: "Nuremberg, Germany, April 27, 1945. Built By A Company 1270th Engr Combat Battalion and 678 Engineer LE Company. Be Gay Now, You GI Slave, Your CBI Bound, Use Burma Shave. [Transcription of larger sign on righthand side of bridge. "CBI" stands for "China, Burma, India."] 1 Way 70, 2 Way 40 [Transcription of small sign on righthand side of bridge. Refers to the tonnage limits for the bridge] " Jeep driving away from the camera across a fixed wooden bridge.

Identifier

06080100PHBU00WILEDE028
06080100PHBU00WILEDE028.JPG

Subject

Wile, Dennis E.

Coverage

Nuremburg (Germany)

Source

1 silver gelatin print Image Size: 3 7/16" x 4 1/2"; Paper Size: 3 7/16" x 4 1/2" bent, cracked, stained, scratches, fingerprints. Reverse of photo: writing, stamp in black ink. Emory has only the negative.

Date

4 - 27 - 1945

Contributor

Emory University
Encoded as part of the SAGE Digital Archive Project: A Collaborative Project between the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, 1997-2000.
Funding for the SAGE Digital Archive Project was provided by a local foundation.

Rights

Researchers should contact the repository for terms governing the use of the collection.

Relation

4" x 5" negative, TIFF (400 dpi)

Format

72 dpi; 38 KB Digital image created as part of SAGE project, 1998.

Files

06080100PHBU00WILEDE028.JPG

Collection

Citation

Wile, Dennis E. (Donor) and Wile, Dennis E. (Photographer), “Bridge "built by A Company 1270th Engineer Combat Battalion and 678 Engineer LE Company. ",” Witness to the Holocaust, accessed April 21, 2024, https://witness.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/439.

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