Photo, Yard-Long, 6th Armored Division, 1944, with List of Names
Superb genuine WWII US 'yard-long' photograph, in which appears a detachment of the 6th Armored Division. A full list of the 49 officers and other ranks visible in this picture, including Brigadier General James Taylor, Lieutenant Colonel George W. O'Sullivan and Major Robert F. Walsh, comes along with it.
Colonel James Taylor (1894-1969) was in charge of the 50th Armored Infantry Regiment in 1942-1943 prior to his promotion to the rank of Brigadier General. Following the Normandy invasion, the 6th Armored Division joined the fray in July 1944. Brigadier General Taylor led Combat Command A into action and was relieved from his command on August 30, 1944 -- replaced by Colonel Harry Hanson.
Original print. Dimensions: 8in x 23.2in.
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