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Foster Arnett Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3246
Abstract

This collection houses a typescript of an oral history interview conducted with Foster Arnett by G. Kurt Piehler and Johnny Goins for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview documents Arnett's childhood in East Tennessee, his experiences in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and his postwar legal practice.

Dates: 2000 July 7

Frank Baghetti Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0115
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of World War II soldier Frank Baghetti's memoir, "As I Witnessed World War II," along with aa photograph of Baghetti's plane, "Hubba Hubba."

Dates: circa 1945

Frank Kersnowski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0072
Abstract

This collection consists of materials regarding Lt. Frank L. Kersnowski, a staff sergeant at a hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii during World War II.

Dates: 1939-1946, 1986, 1989, undated

Freytag Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0037
Abstract

This collection gives a glimpse into the life of the Freytag family, a miltary family from Wartburg, TN. The collection includes correspondence, press clippings, photographs, and certificates regarding the Freytag children, Albert Jr., Fred, and Maxwell. Albert Jr. was enlisted in the U.S. Marines, Fred was enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and Maxwell was enlisted in the U.S. Army. All materials are photocopies, donated by the family matriarch, Ethel H. Freytag.

Dates: 1936-1944, undated

Gus W. Dyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0173
Abstract

This collection contains Gus W. Dyer’s memoirs, essays, diary entries, and correspondence from his time serving in World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1985

Hogins Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0016
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, press clippings, recollections, and ephemera collected by Evelyn Hogins concerning World War II. It also includes material concerning Evelyn's mother, Annie Hogins, and Evelyn's brothers: Clifford, Lawrence "Buster", and Marshall Hogins. The brothers all served in the U.S. military. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of photocopies.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1966, 1984-1991

James Harold Fox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0087
Abstract

This collection features three letters and a newspaper clipping regarding James Harold Fox's service during World War II as a member of the Bombing-Fighting Squadron 89 and the Fleet Tactical Support Squadron 21.

Dates: 1945, 1964, undated

James R. Eddy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0068
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to James R. Eddy, member of the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. The documents include Eddy's correspondence and military papers, newspaper articles, and photographs taken in Tinian, Saipan, and Guam during the war.

Dates: 1940s-1950s

James W. Howland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0191
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other papers of World War II veteran James W. Howland’s experience in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1941-1980

Omar L. Ash Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0088
Abstract

This collection includes several letters penned by Omar L. Ash, mainly to his mother and Lela Ann, during his World War II service. Other letters included are addressed from Ash's commanders.

Dates: 1943 March 13-1945 September 27, undated

Owen Musgrove Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0089
Abstract

This collection contains photographs of the Philippines and a transcript of a Japanese diary donated by Owen Musgrove who was deployed with the Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1943

Robert A. Page Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0155
Abstract

This collection features photographs, documents, and currency from Robert A. Page's service during World War II in the United States Army.

Dates: 1944 May 10-1946 March 26, undated

Robert G. Key Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0196
Abstract

This collection contains copies of photos taken in the Philippines and Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945.

Dates: 1945

William E. Bobbitt Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3223
Abstract

This memoir, written in 1996, is William Bobbitt's account of his time fighting in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The manuscript traces his military career from his training with a National Guard Unit in 1941 to his discharge in 1945. During his service, Bobbitt was stationed on many Pacific islands and faced combat in the Philippines.

Dates: 1996