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Robert D. Lenwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0313
Overview

This collection documents the World War II military service of Robert D. Lenwell. The collection includes Lenwell's own remembrances of the war in the forms of a service diary and a memoir; photocopies of photographs and service records (including discharge certificate); newspaper articles; and publications.

Dates: 1943-1946, 1992

Robert G. Osborne Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0143
Abstract

This collection includes photographs, U.S. Naval Forces and Eleventh Amphibious Force documents, newspaper excerpts about Robert G. Osborne and his fellow men, and a brief personal narrative from Osborne about his experience in World War II.

Dates: 1943-1945, 1976-1978, 1985, undated

Robert Harrington DVD

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3463
Abstract

This film, entitled Troublemaker -- A Pilot's Story of WWII, documents Robert Harrington's service flying B-24s in Europe with the 466th Bomb Group during 1944.

Dates: 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 S. Crouse Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0237
Overview

A typescript copy of Robert S. Crouse’s memoir, “There I Was…The Wartime Memoir of a Junior Birdman.” This story details Crouse’s time with the U. S. Army Air Corps from his basic training to his service as a bomber pilot in the Mediterranean Theater during World War II.

Dates: undated

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

Ron L. Gill Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2579
Abstract

This collection consists of one 49-page illustrated manuscript, one 3.5 inch floppy disk, and three cassette tapes documenting Ron L. Gill's experiences in World War II.

Dates: undated

Roslyn Balcombe Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0116
Abstract

This collection includes Roslyn Balcombe's 58-page handwritten memoir about her World War II experiences.

Dates: 1995 March 22

Ruth Anderson Reeve Biography

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2815
Abstract

Ruth Anderson Reeve enlisted in the army in 1944. After bootcamp she was assigned to work as a cryptographer in the code room at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. This collection consists of a short biography - 2.5 pages - written by Ms. Reeve for her grandchildren.

Dates: 1944-1946

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

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

“Stateside: A Time Capsule from World War II” by Robert Bracken

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0263
Overview

This collection is a typewritten memoir by Robert Bracken detailing his experiences serving stateside with the Third Service Command during World War II. The memoir is 95 pages and though it was printed and completed in 1991, the text is based off of Bracken’s original manuscript written just after the war in 1946.

Dates: 1991

Tennessee Soldier's World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2650
Abstract

This collection consists of a handwritten Tennessee soldier's memoir recounting his experience in the Navy during World War II. He tells of travels to Africa, Iran, Italy and Spain.

Dates: undated

“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

Thomas N. Parlon Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2645
Abstract

This collection consists of an April 27, 2000 interview with Thomas N. Parlon for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Parlon discusses his participation in the National Guard and his service in the Pacific.

Dates: 2000

Vicente Dauigoy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2574
Abstract

The Vicente Dauigoy Papers contain Vicente Dauigoy's memoirs of his service in World War II. The memoirs cover the years from 1941 to 1946. Also included in the collection is a photograph of Dauigoy as well as a copy of his Bronze Star Award.

Dates: undated

Victor E. Wade Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0317
Overview

This collection documents Victor E. Wade's World War II military service including a typed memoir, infantry newsletters, and military booklets.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1989

Virgil R. Embry Diary

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0324
Overview

This collection contains the diary of Virgil R. Embry which details his experiences abroad in the European Theater of World War II. The diary is an eighteen-page typescript that covers his time of military service between April 1943 and October 1945. Embry also lists his stations including those stateside and in North Africa and Italy.

Dates: 1943 April 27-1945 October 7

W. E. (Bill) Warde Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0028
Abstract

This collection contains W. E. (Bill) Warde's updated version of his memoir My Military Service which covers the time on the front lines in the European Theater (1944-1946). He recounts his experiences in various battles and gives details about the movements of his unit and what he describes as the "worst night of his life," when some of his fellow soldiers were captured and killed in Germany.

Dates: 1999 July 19

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 66
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 18
World War, 1939-1945. 16
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 13
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United States. Navy. 12
United States. Army. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 8
United States. Army Air Forces. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 6
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
United States. Air Force. 4
United States. Army. Air Corps. 3
United States. Marine Corps. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 3
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, American. 2
Louisiana -- History. 2
Oral history -- United States. 2
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 2
United States. Air Force -- History. 2
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 2
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 2
Veterans -- United States -- Interviews. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 2
American letters. 1
Anzio Beachhead, 1944. 1
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 1
Baptists -- Missions -- Africa. 1
Corinth (Miss.) -- History. 1
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 1
Fighter pilots -- United States. 1
Great Depression. 1
Jackson (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Jefferson City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) 1
Korea -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1910-1945. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Medical care. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953. 1
Liberty ships. 1
Mauthausen (Concentration camp). 1
Missionaries -- Africa, Sub-Saharan. 1
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Operation Torch, 1942. 1
Prisoners of war 1
Soil surveys -- Japan. 1
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 1
Spring City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Unionville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
United States. Army -- Airborne troops. 1
United States. Army -- Parachute troops -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 1
United States. Army -- Parachute troops. 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 9th. 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Transport Command. 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group (Heavy), 466th. 1
United States. Army. Airborne Division, 82nd. 1
United States. Army. Armored Division, 10th. 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 78th. 1
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 143rd. 1
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 83rd. 1
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 504th. 1
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps. 1
United States. Coast Guard. 1
United States. Marine Corps. Fleet Marine Force 1
United States. Navy -- Aviation. 1
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 1
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 1
V-mail. 1
Veterans -- Education -- United States. 1
Veterans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States. 1
Veterans -- United States. 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Iran. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Exercise Tiger 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Germany. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Korea. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Great Britain. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- New Caledonia. 1
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