Skip to main content

SCOUT

Special Collections Online at The University of Tennessee

Jasper Bailey World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2632

The Jasper Bailey World War II Memoir, c. 1944-1945 entitled You'll Go Places on This Team! is a personal memoir compiled by Jasper Bailey. The Memoir includes photographs, diary excerpts, articles, letters, records, and maps.

Dates

  • 1944-1945

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

The Jasper Bailey World War II Memoir, 1944-1945, is a personal collection by Jasper Bailey of his World War II experiences entitled You'll Go Places on This Team!. Bailey flew 50 missions as a radio-gunner in Europe during World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jasper Bailey flew 50 missions as a radio-gunner in Europe during World War II. He volunteered for 18 more missions in the Far East. He received several military decorations for his valor.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections by Winston Bowling in September, 2004.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480