James Ochs collection

WWII scrapbook compiled by James W. Ochs

Scrapbook of photos, brochures, documents, and memorabilia compiled by James W. Ochs of the 26th Infantry Division of the US Army documenting his WWII service.
Outdoor arms inspection

Captain Emil J. Schmidt, of the 39th Signal Company, coordinating an arms inpsection for the 26th Infantry Division at US base, 1944.
Soldiers, including Brigadier General Harlan Nelson Hartness

Soldiers, including Brigadier General Harlan Nelson Hartness, at US base, 1944.
Inspection of soldiers

Inspection of soldiers of the 26th Infantry Division at US base, 1944.
Soldiers on KP duty peeling potatoes

Soldiers in the 26th Division 39th Signal company peeling potatoes at US base, 1944.
Soliders with Assistant Commanding General Harlan Nelson Hartness

Soliders of the 26th Infantry Division with Assistant Commanding General Harlan Nelson Hartness (center) at US base, 1944.
Soldiers communicating in a message center in Europe

Soldiers of the 26th Infantry Division communicating in a message center of the 39th Signal Company somewhere in Europe, 1944.
Women dancing for soldiers at non-commsioned officers club

Women dancing for soldiers of the 26th Infantry Division at non-commsioned officers club, 1944.
Soldiers participating in field training

Soldiers of 26th Infantry Division participating in field training at US base, 1944.
Three soldiers outside a message center

Three soldiers outside a message center at a US base, 1944.
Commando Kelly introducing Ernest Childers

Charles E. "Commando" Kelly of the 26th Infantry Division introducing the first American Indian Medal of Honor winner, Ernest L. Childers. Photo is signed and inscribed by Kelly, 1944.
Soldier enforcing the off limits to non-coms rule outside a PFC club

Soldier enforcing the off limits to non-coms rule outside a PFC club, 1944.

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Title

James Ochs collection

Creator

Ochs, James W.

Description

Collection includes a photo album of images taken by Ochs, 16 photos taken by the Army Signal Corps of the 26th Infantry Division, and document his tour of duty in France with the 26th Division, friends he acquired in France, and his leisure time activities

Coverage

World War II

Date

1942/1945

Rights

Subject

World War, 1939-1945
United States. Army
France

Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Identifier

RHC-55

Language

eng


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