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Calm Seas, Friendly Beaches

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0100
Abstract

This collection features a copy of Calm Seas, Friendly Beaches: A Landing Craft Sailor's Prayer written by Gerald M. Yankee and copyrighted in 2014. In this book, Yankee dictates his experience as a sailor in World War II for U.S. Naval landing crafts in the Pacific Theatre of war.

Dates: 2014

Charles A. Colmery Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0252
Overview This collection documents the World War II service and subsequent death of Charles Colmery Jr. Included are correspondence from Colmery to his family during his wartime service, letters relating to Colmery’s death, and a scrapbook of photographs documenting Colmery’s life from childhood to military service. Also included is a copy of a 1986 issue of Indiana Military History Journal which includes Charles Johnson’s article, “Warning-Warning: Strange Ships Entering...
Dates: circa 1920-1946, 1986

Joseph E. Kelly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0197
Abstract

This collection contains research bibliographies, notes, newsclippings, and a historical account ,“The Splinter Fleet,” written by World War II veteran Joseph E. Kelly about his experience in the war.

Dates: 1945

Nick Christodoulou Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0180
Abstract

This collection contains the publications of World War II veteran Nick Christodoulou Jr., including his memoir.

Dates: 1985-2007

Paul Hutten Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0198
Abstract

This collection contains several editions of “The Masthead (USS Hydrus)” newsletter and a photocopy of a World War II-era map of Okinawa, Japan.

Dates: 1945-1987

Roy Lee Sampsel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0086
Abstract

This collection includes military documents and photographs from Roy Lee Sampsel's deployment in the Pacific during World War II as part of the USS Finback submarine crew.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1972

Sterling Blankenship Account of South Pacific Submarine Activities

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0203
Overview

Typescript of an article documenting Sterling Blankenship's account of his submarine activities during World War II in the South Pacific.

Dates: 1943

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  • Subject: United States. Navy. X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. X
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