Physical Description: .25 Linear Feet(1 folder)
Language of Material: English.
Scope and Contents
This series contains photographs of people, buildings and landscapes, including snapshots and 5x7 images, taken during George
E. Swanson's service in the United States and Europe. Early images in 1943 are of training camp at Fort Indiantown Gap, PA.
There are images at Tidworth Camp, England (August 1944 - Feb. 1945) and in continental Europe (1945-46). Swanson's European
service travel included France, Germany, Austria, and Denmark. --
Places mentioned in writing on the backs of photos, or apparent in photo subjects, include Youngstown, OH in June 1944; Paris,
France; Alsace, France; Kassel, Rechtenbach, Aschafenburg, Lohr am Main Fritzlar, Geismar, Hersfeld, and Reinhardshausen at
Bad Wildungen in Germany; Salzburg, Austria, and Nyborg, Svenborg and Copenhagen, Denmark. -- In addition to scenery, the
series includes images of Swanson, fellow soldiers, military buildings and encampments, abandoned German artillery, historic
buildings and structures, farms, bridges, rivers, trains, ships.