Black and white photograph of Thirty-fourth Division Infantrymen pausing to celebrate the taking of Bologna, April 1945.

Thirty-fourth Division Infantrymen pause to celebrate the taking of Bologna

Thirty-fourth Division Infantrymen pause to celebrate the taking of Bologna, April 1945. Photograph by the U.S Army.

Black and white photograph of U.S. Army wounded returning from the Rapido Valley, 1944.

Returning wounded from the Rapido Valley

Returning wounded from the Rapido Valley, 1944. Between Jan. 24 to Feb. 19, 1944, 4795 patients passed through the Thirty-fourth Division’s medical clearing station. Photograph by the U.S. Army

Black and white photograph of Monte Cassino and the Benedictine Monastery, 1943.

Monte Cassino and the Benedictine Monastery

Monte Cassino and the Benedictine Monastery, commanding a view of the Rapido Valley and the entrance to the Liri Valley, 1943. Attempts to wrest control from the Germans resulted in 80 percent casualty rates for some of the Thirty-fourth Division’s infantry units. Photograph by the U.S. Army.

Black and white photograph of a Thirty-fourth Infantry Division officer scanning German movements on the approach to Casino, 1944.

Thirty-fourth Infantry Division officer scans German movements on the approach to Casino

From a mountain perch, a Thirty-fourth Infantry Division officer scans German movements on the approach to Cassino, January 1944. Photograph by the U.S. Army.

“The Red Bull in the Winter Line,” painted by by Donna Neary, c.1988.

“The Red Bull in the Winter Line”

“The Red Bull in the Winter Line,” painted by by Donna Neary, c.1988. The painting depicts close-in combat by the First Battalion, 168th Infantry, Thirty-fourth Division, during its five-day assault on Mount Pantano, November 1943. The painting forms part of the National Guard’s Heritage Series at the National Guard Bureau.

Black and white photograph of U.S. Soldiers of the Thirty-fourth Division marching through Tunis, 1943.

U.S. Soldiers of the Thirty-fourth Division marching through Tunis

American soldiers from the Thirty-fourth Infantry Division march through Tunis in the victory parade on May 20, 1943. Patton complained that “our men do not put up a good show in reviews”; thousands of spectators disagreed, shrieking “Vive l’Amerique” from sidewalks and balconies. Photograph by the U.S. Army.

Black and white photograph of Hill 609 in Tunisia, c.1943.

Hill 609 in Tunisia

Hill 609 in Tunisia as soldiers from the Thirty-fourth saw it from the west. Photograph is from the Rick Atkinson Collection.

Black and white photograph of the Thirty-fourth Infantry Division arriving in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1942.

The Thirty-fourth Infantry Division arriving in Belfast, Northern Ireland

The first contingent of Thirty-fourth Infantry Division personnel arriving in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on January 25, 1942. Milburn Henke of Hutchinson, Minnesota, was first off the boat. British papers called him the first Yank to land in Europe. Photograph by the U.S. Army.

Black and white photograph of the H.M.T. Strathaird, c.1942.

H.M.T. Strathaird

H.M.T. Strathaird, c.1942. The Strathaird transported the initial elements of the Thirty-fourth Division to Northern Ireland in January 1942. The Thirty-fourth was the first US army division to be sent to the European Theater. Photograph by Oliver Stivers of the 151st Field Artillery.

Black and white photograph of Thirty-fourth soldiers at Camp Cody, New Mexico, form an “animated” image of their shoulder insignia, just prior to their departure from camp, August 18, 1918.

Soldiers at Camp Cody creating animated “Red Bull” Insignia

Thirty-fourth soldiers at Camp Cody, New Mexico, form an “animated” image of their shoulder insignia, just prior to their departure from camp, August 18, 1918. Photograph by Almeron Newman.

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