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Lendell Hatcher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0184
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of the book, Move Out, Verify: The Combat Story of the 743rd Tank Battalion by Wayne Robinson.

Dates: 1945

Lindsey Nelson Speech to the East Tennessee Historical Society

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0152
Abstract

This collection is a typed transcript of a speech given by Lindsey Nelson to the East Tennessee Historical Society. Nelson recounts his experiences leading up to and serving during World War II.

Dates: 1986 February 04

M. E. Springer Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1992
Abstract

In this collection, M. E. Springer discusses his life as a non-combat soldier in World War II and his postwar work conducting soil surveys in Japan.

Dates: 2001 April 3

McGill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0069
Abstract

This collection contains documents concerning the McGill family from Knoxville, TN. Four of the McGill children, addressed in this collection, served in the U.S. military during World War II.

Dates: ca. 1940-2000, undated

Meeks B. Vaughan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0292
Overview

This collection documents Meeks B. Vaughan's time serving with the 17th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron in World War II. Included are personal belongings, such as a handwritten diary, currency (both domestic and foreign), photographs and a photograph album. The collection also contains military documents such as supply, order, and transfer forms; certificates; receipts; and intelligence photographs and maps from his photographic missions.

Dates: 1942-1946

Neal O'Steen Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1993
Abstract

In this oral history, Neal O'Steen recounts his childhood in Bedford County, Tennessee and his service as an orderly in Virginia and as a Pharmacist's Mate in San Francisco during World War II. He also describes his service in Virginia during the Korean War.

Dates: 2002 April 2

Reuben T. Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0249
Overview This collection documents the World War II service of Army dentist Reuben Crawford. Included are military documents including a draft notice and other orders, certificates of service, and more (most of these military documents are photocopies); correspondence; newspaper clippings and other write-ups about Crawford’s service; a 10-page typescript prepared by Crawford in 1977 recounting his time in North Africa; papers regarding donations of material Crawford made to the Patton Museum of...
Dates: 1936-1978

Robert C. Hornsby Narrative

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0185
Abstract

This collection contains the personal narrative of World War II veteran Colonel Robert C. Hornsby.

Dates: 1986

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 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

Rodmond C. Rentfro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0274
Overview

This collection includes documents and photographs from Rodmond Rentfro’s World War II stateside military service. The documents include paperwork surrounding Rentfro’s honorable discharge from the Army and his separation qualification record. There are four photographs: two are military group portraits, one depicts the soldiers working in a pressroom, and the final is a large unidentified group of civilians, likely Rentfro’s family.

Dates: 1944-1949

Samuel H. Waggoner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0318
Overview

This collection documents the World War II military service, and subsequent death, of Samuel H. Waggoner. Included is correspondence from Waggoner, particularly to his wife Anna, during his service as well as correspondence to Anna in the wake of Waggoner's death. The correspondence includes letters, greeting cards, postcard, and v-mail. Also included is memorabilia from Waggoner's service such as photographs, souvenir cards, booklets, and ephemeral items like patches, flags, and a hat.

Dates: 1942-1949

T. J. Easterwood Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0323
Overview

This collection contains two letters (photocopies) from T.J. Easterwood to his parents during World War II.

Dates: 1945 January 27- April 26

“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

Veda Bateman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0261
Overview

This collection includes photocopies of photographs from Veda Bateman’s service with the American Red Cross during World War II. Also included are two buttons, one from the Red Cross, and with the Nazi Eagle insignia.

Dates: circa 1945

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

Warren C. Giles’s “Company B, 117th Infantry”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0228
Overview

This collection includes two typed copies of Warren Giles’s work, “Company B, 117th Infantry.” As noted in the preface, this work is a “narrative of events of Company B, 117th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division, Tennessee National Guard from April 1921 to November 24, 1945.”

Dates: circa 1945

Washington M. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0123
Abstract

This collection features a copy of Love, War, and Hate written by Washington M. Davis about his World War II experience.

Dates: 1976

William A. Austin Papers

 Collection
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 D. Hall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0176
Abstract

This collection includes photographs largely from the European Theater of Operations Headquarters during World War II.

Dates: 1945

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United States. Army. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 11
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United States. Navy. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 7
United States. Army Air Forces. 6
United States. Army. Air Corps. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 5
World War, 1939-1945. 5
United States. Marine Corps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 3
United States. Air Force. 2
United States. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 2
Camp Crowder (Mo.) 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Medical care. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, American. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Photography. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 1
Morgan County (Tenn.) 1
Soil surveys -- Japan. 1
Tennessee -- Economic policy. 1
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 1
United States. Army -- Airborne troops. 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 9th. 1
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 30th -- History. 1
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 1
V-mail. 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- United States. 1
World War, 1914-1918. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Propaganda. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 1
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American Red Cross 1