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Robert Gentry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0127
Abstract

This collection features correspondence and photographs from Robert Gentry's service in the US Armed Forces during World War II.

Dates: 1945, undated

Robert Hooper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0140
Abstract

Robert Hooper served during World War II in the European theater. This collection contains much of his correspondence - mainly addressed to his family - featuring his time in the service and describing some of his troop's movements.

Dates: 1943-1945, undated

Robert Huddleston World War II Narrative

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2633
Abstract

The Robert Huddleston World War II Narrative, 1943-1945, is a personal World War II Memoir entitled Into the Wild Blue: The War Years. The narrative discusses Huddleston's service during World War II with the P-47 Thunderbolts, 404th Fighter Group, Ninth Air Force.

Dates: 1943-1945

Robert L. Forrester, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0012
Abstract

This collection consists of the correspondence and personal effects documenting the life and death of Robert L. Forrester Jr., a pilot in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

Dates: 1935-1964

Robert Leavens Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2978
Abstract

This collection consists of a black and white photograph of photographer Robert Leavens, in a military uniform, sitting on a statue of Buddha in Myitkina, Myanmar (formerly Burma). Also included are the envelope for the photograph, postmarked December 19, 1990, and a business card for Dwight D. King, Editor-Publisher of Ex-CBI Roundup.

Dates: undated

Robert S. Thurman Publications

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0219
Overview

This collection includes copies of Yank (four issues) and Leatherneck (two issues) magazines from 1944-1945 belonging to Robert Thurman.

Dates: 1944 October-1945 December

Rocky E. DeLaurentis's Laughing and Griping with the 97th Seabees

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0322
Overview

This collection contains a single copy of a memoir written by Rocky E. DeLaurentis entitled "Laughing and Griping with the 97th Seabees." Also included is a photocopy of a newspaper article, "Rocky and the Seabees Aim for the Funny," about DeLaurentis and the writing of his book.

Dates: 1983

Rodney Q. Nelson Jr. Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1971
Abstract

This collection houses a typescript of an oral history interview with Rodney Quin Nelson Jr. conducted by Charles Johnson for the Veteran's Oral History Project of the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on Nelson's World War II experiences in the U. S. Navy.

Dates: 1987 August 18

Roger Garland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0194
Abstract

This collection contains a 1945 publication of “Hospital Hi Lites” kept by World War II Army veteran Roger Garland.

Dates: 1945

Ronald H. Veltman Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0315
Overview

A single portrait photograph of Ronald H. Veltman in uniform taken on November 1, 1943 while serving with the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Dates: 1943 November 1

Ross D. Netherton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2870
Abstract

This includes a National World War II Memorial kit from 2003, with information on the National World War II Memorial dedication, and a Veterans History Project kit, undated, which features information and pamphlets on collecting and preserving stories from American war veterans. Also included is part of a letter written by Helen Bullard Krechniak in reference to an exhibition of American and Japanese dolls in Japan in 1978.

Dates: circa 1978-2003

Roy A. Miller Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0235
Overview

This collection documents Roy A. Miller Jr.’s service with the U. S. Army in the European Theater during World War II. Included is correspondence between Miller and his parents, a booklet documenting his service record, and copies of military documents pertaining to his service and discharge.

Dates: 1942-1946

Roy Epps Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0201
Overview

This collection consists of 21 black and white photographs taken in Hawaii and other Pacific locales by Roy Epps, U. S. Navy, during World War II.

Dates: circa 1945

Roy Gordon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0169
Abstract

Roy Gordon's book titled Battleground (1978), an anecdotal account of the black platoon in the 47th Infantry Regiment of which Roy Gordon was a member during World War II. The collection also contains four handwritten, loose-leaf diary pages with six entries from Europe written between 1944-1945.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1978

Roy Lee Sampsel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0086
Abstract

This collection includes military documents and photographs from Roy Lee Sampsel's deployment in the Pacific during World War II as part of the USS Finback submarine crew.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1972

Ruth B. Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0062
Abstract

This collection consists of a single folder containing a typed translation of a Japanese officer's diary from 1943.

Dates: 1943 May 31-June 1

Sam Balloff Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2695
Abstract

Collection consists of a 114-page bound interview from Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History at the University of Tennessee. Balloff discusses his experieces as a young Jewish boy growing up in the South and as a soldier during World War II. During the war, he was assigned odd jobs, including grave registration and truck driving.

Dates: 2004

Sidney Bishop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2610
Abstract

The Sidney Bishop Collection, 1999-2003, contains reunion information on the 8th Armored Division that served during World War II. The collection includes a directory, as well as a history of the division.

Dates: 1999-2003

Simpson Linke Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1982
Abstract

In this four-page memoir, Simpson Linke provides a brief description of his life after World War II. He discusses his journey home from South Korea, his discharge from the Navy, studying Engineering at Cornell, and buying a new home with assistance from the GI Bill.

Dates: 2006 November 24

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 306
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United States. Army. 71
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 51
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United States. Navy. 36
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 34
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 26
United States. Army Air Forces. 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 23
United States. Air Force. 22
United States. Marine Corps. 20
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 10
United States. Army. Air Corps. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 8
World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- United States. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 7
Veterans -- United States. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 5
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 4
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 4
Oral history -- United States. 3
Photographs. 3
United States. Air Force -- History. 3
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 15th. 3
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
Veterans -- Tennessee. 3
Veterans -- United States -- Societies, etc. 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 3
Correspondence. 2
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 2
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953. 2
Louisiana -- History. 2
Prisoners of war 2
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 2
United States. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th. 2
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 2
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 2
V-mail. 2
Veterans -- United States -- Interviews. 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Great Britain. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 2
Agricultural education. 1
Air pilots, Military -- United States. 1
Airlift, Military -- United States. 1
Anzio Beachhead, 1944. 1
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 1
Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944. 1
Atomic bomb -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi. 1
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History. 1
Baptists -- Missions -- Africa. 1
Camp Crowder (Mo.) 1
Cerignola (Italy). 1
Child health services -- United States. 1
Cold War. 1
Dollmakers -- United States. 1
Ecuador -- Aerial photographs. 1
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 1
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6). 1
Eugenics -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 1
France -- Social life and customs -- 20th century. 1
Gardening 1
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 1
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945. 1
Great Depression. 1
Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
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