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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located World War II Operations Reports, 1940-1948 in the Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1917-1981 (Record Group 407) that may include records of the 45th Infantry Division from 1945. We also located a series titled Unit Histories, 1943 - 1967 in the Records of U.S. Army Operational, Tactical, and Support Organizations (World War II and Thereafter) ( Record Group 338) that includes 15 files from the 1940s pertaining to the 45th Infantry Division. For more information about these records, please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, we located Index to Personalities in the U.S. Army Signal Corps Photographic Files (111-SC, 111-P, 111-PC, 111-C), 1940 - 1981 in the Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (Record Group 111) that contains Index to Personalities in the U.S. Army Signal Corps Photographic Files, 1940 - 1954: Merrill - Mickels. Image 618 references a photograph taken at Camp Lewis. For more information about the records and to request a search for additional photographs, please email the National Archives at College Park - Still Pictures (RDSS) at email@example.com.
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