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World War II Division Newspapers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3344

This collection consists primarily of newspapers and brief announcements published by various American front-line units stationed in the European and Pacific Theaters during World War II. These publications relate news about the unit's movement, deployment status, military successes, and camp life in addition to recounting stories about local battles and conflicts. The vast majority of the items document the later years of the war with a particular focus on the end of the war in the Pacific and the war's aftermath in Europe.

Dates

  • 1941-1960

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

0.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists primarily of newspapers and brief announcements published by various American front-line units stationed in the European and Pacific Theaters during World War II. These publications relate news about the unit's movement, deployment status, military successes, and camp life in addition to recounting stories about local battles and conflicts. The vast majority of the items document the later years of the war with a particular focus on the end of the war in the Pacific and the war's aftermath in Europe.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one box.

Acquisition Note

The Center for the Study of War and Society transferred these publications to the Special Collections Library.

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