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William A. Austin Papers

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: CSWS-0051
Abstract

This collection contains William Austin's memoir A Proud Marine: World War II Veteran Bunk Austin which documents his experiences as a Marine beginning with his enlistment on August 31, 1934. The manuscript includes photographs, military records, correspondence, and brief descriptions of the main events of Austin’s service including his participation in battles on Saipan and Tinian. Also included are candid photographs of daily military life and personal remembrances.

Dates: 2007

William B. Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0040
Abstract

This collection consists of William B. Allen's personal World War II materials and includes photographs, press clippings, as well as commemorative materials from his service.

Dates: 1943-1980 April 3, undated

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