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William L. Koob Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0255

This collection includes a photocopy of William Koob’s typed document detailing his experiences in the Northern France campaign of World War II during August 1944. The document, prepared for an advanced infantry officers course at Fort Benning, Georgia in 1949, is entitled “The Operations of the Antitank Company (Reinforced), 317th Infantry (80th Infantry Division) Northeast of Argentan in the Closing of the Argentan-Falaise Gap, 17-20 August, 1944 (Northern France Campaign) (Personal Experiences of the Company Commander).” Also included are two photocopied maps of the “Argentan-Falaise pocket,” one printed and one hand drawn.

Dates

  • 1949

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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Overview

This collection includes a photocopy of William Koob’s typed document detailing his experiences in the Northern France campaign of World War II during August 1944. The document, prepared for an advanced infantry officers course at Fort Benning, Georgia in 1949, is entitled “The Operations of the Antitank Company (Reinforced), 317th Infantry (80th Infantry Division) Northeast of Argentan in the Closing of the Argentan-Falaise Gap, 17-20 August, 1944 (Northern France Campaign) (Personal Experiences of the Company Commander).” Also included are two photocopied maps of the “Argentan-Falaise pocket,” one printed and one hand drawn.

Biographical / Historical

No biographical information available.

Arrangement

This material is in one folder.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1298.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

Repository Details

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

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