German tank destroyed by artillery at El Guettar, on the highway from Gafsa to Gabes. El Guettar was the first time the Big Red One, fighting as a unit, had faced a battle-tested German division.

German tank destroyed by artillery at El Guettar, on the highway from Gafsa to Gabes. El Guettar was the first time the Big Red One, fighting as a unit, had faced a battle-tested German division.

Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and his "Rough Rider" jeep in Italy, January 1944. This former commander of the 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, was one of the most popular generals in the storied history of the Big Red One.

Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and his "Rough Rider" jeep in Italy, January 1944. This former commander of the 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, was one of the most popular generals in the storied history of the Big Red One.

Tanks land at OMAHA Beach with assault troops in the D-Day Invasion on June 6, 1944.

Tanks land at OMAHA Beach with assault troops in the D-Day Invasion on June 6, 1944.

Major Tegtmeyer, 16th Infantry Medical Detachment, 1st Infantry Division, is awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by General Eisenhower, July 2, 1944.

Major Tegtmeyer, 16th Infantry Medical Detachment, 1st Infantry Division, is awarded the Distinguished Service Cross by General Eisenhower, July 2, 1944.

18th Infantry Regiment soldiers apace with armored troops, Juvigny la Terte, Brittany, France, August 2, 1944.

18th Infantry Regiment soldiers apace with armored troops, Juvigny la Terte, Brittany, France, August 2, 1944.

Security guards from the 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division Medical Trial, stand guard at a Military Tribunal, February 28, 1947, at the Nazi War Crimes Trials in Nuremburg, Germany.

Security guards from the 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division Medical Trial, stand guard at a Military Tribunal, February 28, 1947, at the Nazi War Crimes Trials in Nuremburg, Germany.


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