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dc.creatorUnited States. Army. Signal Corps
dc.date.accessioned2022-06-06T17:58:10Z
dc.date.available2022-06-06T17:58:10Z
dc.date.issued1945
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.tcu.edu/handle/116099117/53330
dc.descriptionPhoto of Amon Carter, Jr. and William H. Simpson. On reverse: "Public Relations Office, Post Headquarters, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Second Lieut. Amon Carter Jr. of Fort Worth receives from Lt. Gen. William H. Simpson the Bronze Star Medal which was awarded for services to the army which Lieutenant Carter performed while a prisoner of war of the Germans. The presentation was made at Fort Sam Houston, where Lieutenant Carter now is awaiting a new assignment at the Army Ground and Service Forces Redistribution Station. Rommel's forces captured Lieutenant Carter in North Africa in February, 1943. He was liberated by the Russians at a prison camp near Berlin April 22, 1945, and was returned to the American lines on May 5 by a reconnaissance from General Simpson's Ninth Army. --Signal Corps photo."
dc.format.medium7x5 Photo
dc.relationAmon G. Carter Papers (MS 014)
dc.rightsPrior written permission from TCU Special Collections required to use any document or photograph
dc.sourceBox 244, Carter, Amon Jr. - Military Prisoner of War [after release], 1945 Folder, Item 050
dc.subjectCarter, Amon G., Jr.
dc.subjectPrisoners of war
dc.subjectWorld War II
dc.titleAmon Carter, Jr.
dc.typeImage
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  • Amon G. Carter, Sr. Collection [18924]
    The Amon G. Carter Papers consist of correspondence, photographs, newspapers, scrapbooks, and artifacts. The papers document the history of Fort Worth and the Southwest, as well as Carter's personal and business interests.

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