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Curtis A. Williams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0335
Overview

This collection contains articles, short stories, a log book, and military documents related to Curtis Williams and his service in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1945-1946

David F. Ross Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0081
Abstract

This collection features various military documents, photographs, and books from David F. Ross, a Lieutenant in the 5th Air Force deployed in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1949, 1984, undated

Delmar Wiley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0296
Overview This collection documents the World War II experiences of soldier Delmar Wiley who was declared missing in action for seven months in the Pacific Theater of War after his aircraft was attacked and shot down. The collection contains Wiley's autobiography, entitled Wiley's Island (1986), which chronicles his life and his WWII experiences. The collection also includes a pamphlet for the USS Yorktown CV-5 Club entitled "The Crier and Bylaws" (1986), and a...
Dates: 1943, 1986

Dennis Coughlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0103
Abstract

This collection features correspondence between Sy Hyman and Dennis Coughlin as well as a collection of diary entries made by Hyman in 1946 from his World War II service.

Dates: 1946, 1986, undated

Dewey E. Crowe Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0023
Abstract

This collection consists of military documents, yearbooks, photographs, and correspondence which document Dewey E. Crowe's service in the United States Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1938-1943,1987

Digby G. Seymour Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0175
Abstract

World War II documents and photographs of veteran Digby G. Seymour including pieces of Japanese currency and photographs of a Nazi Party rally in Austria.

Dates: 1945-1987

Donald B. Heffron Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0042
Abstract

This collection consists of a photocopy of Donald B. Heffron's handwritten, personal account of his World War II experiences as a Marine Raider. The manuscript begins with his last few years in high school and ends circa 1946. Also available is a press clipping from The Knoxville News-Sentinel, part of an advertising supplement in the September 6, 1998, issue on Townsend, TN.

Dates: 1996 June 26, 1998 September 6

Donald L. Askerman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0112
Abstract

This collection contains one copy of "My Forties," Donald L. Askerman's typed memoir of his experiences during World War II.

Dates: circa 1940

Dr. Harold Diftler Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2603
Abstract

The Dr. Harold Diftler Oral History, 2003 is a typescript from an oral history interview with Dr. Harold Diftler by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Brad Mason 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: 2003

Dr. Hermes Grillo Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2614
Abstract

The Dr. Hermes Grillo Oral History, 2002, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Dr. Hermes Grillo by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Crystal Dover 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. Dr. Grillo shares the experience of surgery on the war front.

Dates: 2002

Dr. James L. Pointer Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2696
Abstract

This interview covers Pointer's boyhood on a farm in Heiskell, Tenn. (Knox County) through his experience flying as a pilot in WWII.

Dates: 2003

Dwight L. McReynolds Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0174
Abstract

This collection includes photographs, maps, papers, newspapers, documents, booklets, and other publications kept by Brig. General Dwight L. McReynolds during his service in World War II (European Theater) and shortly after.

Dates: 1926-1969; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Earl W. Quintrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2594
Abstract

These papers consist of two December 1944 action records for the Destroyer USS Edwards made by the ship's Commanding Officer, Earl W. Quintrell. Also included are his typed answers to a 2002 questionnaire from a researcher, and a letter to the National Archives where copies of the action reports were sent.

Dates: 1994-2002

Ed Merkel Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0024
Abstract

This autographed memoir, entitled "My Last Mission", describes Lieutenant Colonel Ed Merkel's time, May 1943 -July 1945, as a B-17 pilot and German POW during World War II.

Dates: undated

Edgar C. Wilson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3226
Abstract

In this interview, Edgar C. Wilson discusses the end of his service in World War II and his postwar life in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 2005 September 4

Edgar C. Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1969
Abstract

This collection consists of two pamphlets distributed to United States and Allied troops during World War II. The U. S. War Department distributed the first of these booklets to American troops newly arrived in England to provide them with an introduction to English culture. The second pamphlet was given to all Allied troops and highlights various aspects of Paris nightlife and tourist attractions.

Dates: 1944

Edgar Wilson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2570
Abstract

This collection houses a published history of the 80th Division detailing its training and combat experiences, several photos of a veteran's reunion, a photograph of Edgar Wilson, and correspondence documenting veterans' associations. One memoir recalls Captain Sam Williams.

Dates: 1987-1990

Edgar Wilson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2602
Abstract

The Edgar Wilson Oral History, 2003-2004, is a typescript of an oral history interview with Edgar Wilson by Dr. Kurt Piehler, Greg Kupsky, and Patrick Leverton 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 Wilson's World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2003-2004

Edgar Wilson WWII Reunion Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2670
Abstract

This collection houses Edgar Wilson's scrapbook documenting a 1992 reunion of the 2nd Battalion of the 319th Infantry (nicknamed the Wreckin' Second). The scrapbook contains primarily letters and flyers showing the planning of the event, which took place in Pigeon Forge and Knoxville on May 14, 1992, and photographs from the reunion. Also included is some information on the battalion's history.

Dates: 1992

Edward Feagins World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2634
Abstract

The Edward Feagins World War II Memoir, 1943-1946, entitled A Country Boy in World War Two chronicles Feagins's experiences in World War II. The narrative covers drafting, boot camp, war, and his return home.

Dates: 1943-1946

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United States. Army. 67
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 66
World War, 1939-1945. 51
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 48
United States. Navy. 34
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 26
United States. Army Air Forces. 23
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 23
United States. Air Force. 21
United States. Marine Corps. 20
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 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 -- Prisoners and prisons. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 7
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 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 5
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 4
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 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
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. 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
V-mail. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 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
Dollmakers -- United States. 1
Ecuador -- Aerial photographs. 1
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 1
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6). 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
Guided missiles -- Design and construction. 1
Handicraft -- Tennessee. 1
Jefferson City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 1
Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944. 1
Louisiana -- History. 1
Memphis Belle (B-17 bomber) 1
Missionaries -- Africa, Sub-Saharan. 1
Morgan County (Tenn.) 1
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 1
New York (N.Y.) -- Aerial views. 1
Nuclear facilities -- United States. 1
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