North of Salernes, Southern France, 45th ID units push through pursuing the enemy by riding on 645th TD Bn M-10 destroyers. Aug. 18, 1944. Signal Corps photo #193393 from the National Archives.
M-10 tank destroyers of Co. A, 645th TD Bn, serving as artillery, fire at night on enemy positions from the snow covered Sparsbach area, France. They are using two types of ammunition, one which has a very bright powder flash and another which has a dull red glow that gives off very little light. Jan 26, 1945. Signal Corps photo #199623 from the National Archives.
An M-10 tank destroyer of the 645th TD Bn, 45th ID, crunches over remains of a roadblock as it passes through Lembach, France, a key junction town which has fallen to 7th US Army troops. The roadblock consisted of double rows of logs with large rocks between them. Dec 14, 1944. Signal Corps photo #197915 from the National Archives.
An M-10 tank destroyer equipped with a 3" gun, takes up a position at the edge of the Vosge Forest overlooking the French town of St. Benoit, where a battle is in progress. Sgt. Robert E. Bailey, of New Martinsville, WV, looks out of the turret of the destroyer he commands." Oct 31, 1944. Signal Corps photo #195863 from the National Archives.
Infantry troops of the 2nd Bn, 157th IR, 45th ID, move past an M-36 of the 645th TD Bn to attack the town of Aschaffenburg, Germany. March 28, 1945. Signal Corps Photo #271452 from the National Archives.
An American road block is set up with a .30 caliber heavy machine gun of the 1st Bn, 157th IR, 45th ID and an M-10 of the 645th TD Bn is also ready for action on Adolph Hitler Strasse, Niederbronn Les Bains, France. Dec 10, 1944. Signal Corps Photo #364301 from the National Archives.
M-10's of the 645th TD Bn, attached to the 45th Infantry Division, crossing the Durance River and heading to Mirabeau, France, in response to a call from partisans, without waiting for the bridge being built. Aug 20, 1944. Signal Corps Photo #193462 from the National Archives.
An M-10 of the 654th TD Bn, 35th Infantry Division, is ready for action in Habkirchen, Germany. The burning building in the background was hit by a German shell earlier in the day. Dec 15, 1944. Signal Corps Photo #197909 from the National Archives.
An M-18 of the 705th TD Bn was knocked out by German artillery fire on the outskirts of Bastogne, Belgium. Dec 29, 1944. Signal Corps Photo #198393 from the National Archives.
M-10's of the 645th Tank Destroyer Battalion loaded with infantrymen of the 45th Infantry Division enter Bourg, France, in hot pursuit of retreating Germans who left the town 4 hours earlier. The Germans stole most of the bicycles in town just before leaving. Sept. 4, 1944. Signal Corps Photo #421410 from the National Archives.
These five soldiers, as part of the 5th Army, were instumental in knocking out 3 Mark VI German Tanks. They are obviously happy as they roll back from the Anzio, Italy, front line. Shown L to R, are Cpl. James C. McClinton of Muskogee, OK; Pvt. Frank Borowski of Williamsport, PA; Pvt. Louis Remer of Brooklyn, NY; T5, Vernon Dobson of Cleveland, OH and Sgt. Hooper Wilkinson of New Castle, TX. The photo is an ACME shot from 3/10/44.