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John C. Taylor Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0346
Overview

This collection consists of John C. Taylor's typescript memoir, "To Be a P.F.C." At approximately 100 pages, the memoir details Taylor's experiences during World War II serving with the 227th Field Artillery Battalion, 29th Division. Included are Taylor's remembrances of training in Hawaii, particularly during the Japanese attack in 1941, and later serving abroad in France.

Dates: 1980

John E. Kesterson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2635
Abstract

The John E. Kesterson Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with John E. Kesterson by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Lindsey Waller of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods. Kesterson shares the experience of surgery on the war front.

Dates: 2001

John E. Lane WWII Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0035
Abstract

This collection consists of John E. Lane's short memoir about his experiences as a private in the United States Marine Corps beginning in June of 1944.

Dates: 1985 May 29-1986 February 14, undated

John S. Hurst Narrative

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Identifier: MS-3462
Abstract

In this narrative, John S. Hurst describes his time in the U. S. Army from his induction in July of 1944 to his discharge in August of 1945. He mentions his service replenishing ammunition during the Battle of the Bulge and details many of his struggles, including the frostbite and pneumonia that finally sent him home. The collection also houses a copy of a photograph of Hurst in his uniform.

Dates: 1996 February 6

John Towle Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2648
Abstract

This collection consists of an interview with World War II veteran John W. Towle for the Veteran's Oral History Project, Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History. Towle discusses growing up on a dairy farm in Knoxville and his training and Air Force service during World War II.

Dates: 2002

John W. Nipper Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2791
Abstract

This folder contains the transcript of an interview with John W. Nipper, dated April 6, 2001, conducted in Knoxville, Tennessee by G. Kurt Piehler and Jim Morris of the Veteran's Oral History Project. Nipper discusses his childhood in Knoxville and his experiences as a P-47 fighter pilot during World War II.

Dates: 2001 April 6

Joseph E. Martin Collection

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Identifier: MS-3460
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, maps, photographs, yearbooks, newspaper clippings, official records, and many other types of memorabilia. It documents Joseph E. Martin’s military service in World War II as well as his education, ROTC service, and career as a math professor. It also includes veterans’ activities, World War II comics, and such personal effects as wedding invitations and church bulletins from the 1940’s.

Dates: circa 1900-1996 December

Joseph Edgar Martin Memoir

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Identifier: MS-2598
Abstract

This collection consists of Joseph Edgar Martin's 2003 memoir From Casablanca to Berchtesgaden: A Memoir of World War II. The preface is written by Charles F. Bryan Jr.

Dates: 2003

Kristofer Ray World War II Collection

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Identifier: MS-2654
Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of World War II photographs that were taken in the Mauthausen Concentration Camp, with brief handwritten commentaries. Also included is a taped interview of Captain Marshall Plummer (11th Armored Division), conducted by Chris Ray (Kristofer Ray).

Dates: undated

Kurt and Margo David Oral History

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Identifier: MS-2636
Abstract

The Kurt and Margo David Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Kurt and Margo David by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Amy Kotynski of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on their World War II experiences as Jewish people, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2000

Laurence A. Grossman Memoirs

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Identifier: MS-3402
Abstract In this 18-page memoir, Laurence Grossman describes his service as a combat surgeon with the 80th Medical Battalion of the 10th Armored Division during World War II. Grossman recounts his training, his service at Fort Benning, being sent to Normandy after the initial invasion, meeting French troops and local residents, and seeing evidence of the concentration camps. He also discusses his unit's service as the military government for western Austria, the area south of Munich, and his...
Dates: 1945 January 13-July 14, 2003

Lindsey Nelson Speech to the East Tennessee Historical Society

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0152
Abstract

This collection is a typed transcript of a speech given by Lindsey Nelson to the East Tennessee Historical Society. Nelson recounts his experiences leading up to and serving during World War II.

Dates: 1986 February 04

Lisa M. Budreau World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0319
Overview

This collection houses correspondence, publications, memoirs, photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other materials that Lisa M. Budreau accumulated during the course of her research into the impact that stationing American troops in the small English town of Grantham had on the soldiers and on their British hosts.

Dates: 1942-1995

Lonas Tarr Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3266
Abstract

This collection consists of a transcript of an interview with Lonas Tarr by G. Kurt Piehler and Kathryn P. O'Donnell conducted on March 7, 2003 in Knoxville, Tennessee as part of the Center for the Study of War and Society's Veteran's Oral History Project. Tarr speaks of his childhood in Jefferson City, his experiences in the Air Force during World War II, and his postwar life working as an American Airlines pilot in Europe.

Dates: 2003 March 7

M. E. Springer Oral History

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Identifier: MS-1992
Abstract

In this collection, M. E. Springer discusses his life as a non-combat soldier in World War II and his postwar work conducting soil surveys in Japan.

Dates: 2001 April 3

Maurice Park Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0004
Abstract

This collection consists of Maurice Park's personal papers, correspondence, military documents, military honors, and photographs from his service in World War II. Also available are materials concerning the commendation to Eastern Command on Sept. 22, 1944, and the 50th Anniversary celebration of V-E day in Moscow.

Dates: 1943 October 24-2001 March 16, undated ; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1946

McAmis Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3358
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of letters that family and friends in Tazewell, Tennessee wrote to Mattie (Weir) McAmis in Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil War. Many of these letters were authored by Mattie's eldest daughters, Mary and Maggie. These letters, while mostly personal in content, also discuss Corinth, Mississippi and describe East Tennessee during the Federal occupation of early 1862. The collection also houses correspondence written to and from Mattie (McAmis) Mitchell...
Dates: 1860 March 10-1944 December 16 (bulk 1861-1866, 1944)

Melvin Carr Oral History

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Identifier: MS-2607
Abstract

The Melvin Carr Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Melvin Carr by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Nashwa Van Houts of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2001

Memories of World War II Experiences

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Identifier: CSWS-0101
Abstract

This collection features William A. Romeiser's personal narrative, Memories of World War II Experiences, written about his service in the European theatre during World War II.

Dates: undated

Neal O'Steen Oral History

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Identifier: MS-1993
Abstract

In this oral history, Neal O'Steen recounts his childhood in Bedford County, Tennessee and his service as an orderly in Virginia and as a Pharmacist's Mate in San Francisco during World War II. He also describes his service in Virginia during the Korean War.

Dates: 2002 April 2

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Operation Torch, 1942. 1
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Soil surveys -- Japan. 1
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Unionville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
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