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John H. Moulton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0167
Abstract

This collection contains a narrative of John H. “Corky” Moulton’s experience as a prisoner of war in Germany and Austria during World War II.

Dates: 1940-1945

John Lee Swanson World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2580
Abstract

This collection consists of three items demonstrating the impact of World War II on Middle Tennessee.

Dates: 2001

Jürgen Sperber Letters, Documents, and Other Materials Regarding Camp Crossville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3464
Abstract The first folder in this collection consists primarily of postcards and letters that Jürgen Sperber wrote to his wife and his parents while he was incarcerated in Camp Crossville, Tennessee. In them, he replies to news that his correspondents have conveyed earlier and reports on his life in camp. Among the subjects he discusses are his desire to see his family, the food in camp, his studies at the camp university, and his hobbies. This folder also includes partial translations of this...
Dates: 1940 August 27-1947 December 22

Kenneth J. Epping World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3339
Abstract

This collection houses the Bronze Star that Kenneth J. Epping earned during World War II and copies of the VFW edition of a four-volume set entitled Pictorial History of the Second World War.

Dates: circa 1939-1947

Prisoners of War News Articles

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0137
Abstract

Copies of the Maryville-Alcoa Times and The Tennessean with featured articles on prisoner of war camps during World War II.

Dates: 1979, 1985

Robert Asquith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0108
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of "Liberation," dictating Robert Asquith's time as a prisoner of war during World War II and his liberation. It also contains one copy of a First Lutheran Church (Knoxville, Tenn.) service bulletin with names and addresses of church members serving during World War II and a section for letters from soldiers, including a letter from Asquith.

Dates: undated

Robert C. Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0064
Abstract

This collection contains military documents, phtographs, and publications regarding Robert C. Jackson, a pilot in the Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1940s

Stanley Sommers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0139
Abstract

This collection includes one copy of The Japanese Story, research and recollections of Stanley Sommers' World War II experiences as a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1980 July

“The World War II Years: The Memoirs of Jack W. Brugh”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0265
Overview

This collection is a typed memoir of Jack Brugh’s experiences during World War II, particularly as a prisoner of war in Germany. Brugh touches on his life prior to joining the military, his enlistment in 1943, basic training, and his time abroad in the European Theater of War. Brugh describes his imprisonment at Stalag IV-B during 1944-1945 following capture during the Battle of the Bulge and his subsequent escape and journey to rejoin American lines.

Dates: circa 1990

Wiley O. Woods, Jr. and Edward W. Weiss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2557
Abstract

This collection contains research collected by Wiley O. Woods, Jr. and Ed Weiss. It concerns the detachment of Air Force men who were sent to San Jose, Mindoro, Philippine Islands during the early days of World War II, and who spent 37 months in a Prisoner of War camp (Tan Toey) on the island of Ambon.

Dates: 1984-2002 (bulk 2000-2002)

William W. Luttrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0311
Overview

This collection contains material documenting William W. Luttrell's experience as a soldier and a prisoner of war in World War II. Included are letters, Luttrell's own memoir, photographs, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and more.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1987

World War II Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0056
Abstract

This collection includes recorded interviews with World War II veterans. In addition to their wartime experiences, veterans are asked about their upbringing, their lives before entering the service, and their attempts to readjust to civilian life after discharge. Information regarding theatre, branch and interviewer have been included when available. Transcripts are available for some interviews.

Dates: 1984 April 22-2011 November 22, undated

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