The following photos are from the photo album of Willard J. Taff. Private First Class Taff's photo album was purchased from his estate by Mike Harpe who has furnished the photos for use on this website.
M-2 Halftracks towing 105-mm howitzers at Camp Polk, Louisiana, January 1942
The battery street at the Mojave Desert Training Area in California.
Tanks and halftracks at Camp Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania.
Pfc.Willard J. Taff standing atop an M-7 "Priest" self-propelled artillery piece at Camp Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania.
3rd Armored Division soldiers arriving at Camp Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania.
The mess hall at Camp Picket, Virginia,New Year's Day 1944.
Pfc. Willard J. Taff poses with an M1911A1 .45 caliber pistol at the Mojave Desert Training Center in October 1942.
Pfc. Taff (center) poses with a couple of buddies, April 1943. Probably at Camp Polk, La.
Pfc. Taff mans the M1917 .30 caliber machine gun on an M-2 halftrack. Probably at Camp Polk, La.
Pfc. Taff and a buddy pose on an artillery piece.
Artillerymen with a 105mm howitzer, probably at Camp Polk, Louisiana.