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Walter W. Gentry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0239
Overview This collection documents the life and military service of Walter W. Gentry, particularly Gentry’s death while serving in France during World War II. Included are letters between Gentry and his parents during his time training and serving with the military, notifications to his parents of Gentry’s status of missing in action as well as the notification of his death, and condolence letters and cards to his family. Also included are military documents from his service, a scrapbook kept by a...
Dates: 1921-1986

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  • Subject: United States. Army. X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. X