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Charles E. Warren Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0333
Overview

This collection contains Charles E. Warren's World War II memoir entitled "Military and Related Civilian Service of Charles Earl Warren, 1942-1971." The manuscript is nine typed pages.

Dates: circa 1992

Clinton E. Riddle Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2757
Abstract

In this interview with Kurt Piehler and Seth Womack of the Center for the Study of War and Society, Clinton E. Riddle discusses his childhood on an East Tennessee farm and his service during World War II, including his training, flying gliders, ground combat, and leave in Paris. The conversation took place on March 19, 2002.

Dates: 2002 March 19

Donald L. Askerman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0112
Abstract

This collection contains one copy of "My Forties," Donald L. Askerman's typed memoir of his experiences during World War II.

Dates: circa 1940

Edward Laughlin World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2669
Abstract

This collection consists of Edward P. Laughlin's WWII Memoir A Paratrooper's Journey, written in 1999. He describes his initial Army experiences during basic training, jump school, and demolition school. He also discusses his combat action, including his part in the Battle of the Bulge, and his role in the Berlin occupation.

Dates: 1999

Fred Dearing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0343
Overview

This collection documents Fred Dearing's World War II service, particularly his time as a prisoner of war. It included an excerpt from his diary while imprisoned (photocopy), a newspaper article that details his POW experiences, and a report on the on 388th Operation-Hamburg Mission.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1989

Grace E. Farley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0338
Overview

This collection contains papers documenting the World War II service of nurse Grace E. Farley. Included are Farley's handwritten memoirs (approximately 20 pages) of her wartime service. Also included are 12 photographs; these photographs are photocopies but do included captions and handwritten notes by Farley.

Dates: circa 1944, 1987

James "J. D." Blankenship Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0058
Abstract

This collection contains documents, correspondence, and photographs belonging to James David "J. D." Blankenship Jr., a private in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: ca. 1940s

James L. Rogers Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2578
Abstract

This memoir documents James L. Rogers's service with the Army Air Force (AAF) in the United States and Europe between 1942 and 1945.

Dates: 1998

Jasper Bailey World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2632
Abstract

The Jasper Bailey World War II Memoir, 1944-1945, is a personal collection by Jasper Bailey of his World War II experiences entitled You'll Go Places on This Team!. Bailey flew 50 missions as a radio-gunner in Europe during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945

Joseph E. Martin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3460
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, maps, photographs, yearbooks, newspaper clippings, official records, and many other types of memorabilia. It documents Joseph E. Martin’s military service in World War II as well as his education, ROTC service, and career as a math professor. It also includes veterans’ activities, World War II comics, and such personal effects as wedding invitations and church bulletins from the 1940’s.

Dates: circa 1900-1996 December

Joseph Edgar Martin Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2598
Abstract

This collection consists of Joseph Edgar Martin's 2003 memoir From Casablanca to Berchtesgaden: A Memoir of World War II. The preface is written by Charles F. Bryan Jr.

Dates: 2003

Memories of World War II Experiences

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0101
Abstract

This collection features William A. Romeiser's personal narrative, Memories of World War II Experiences, written about his service in the European theatre during World War II.

Dates: undated

Richard Thomas Alexander Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2613
Abstract

The Richard Thomas Alexander Oral History, 2003, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Richard Alexander by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Jake White of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2003

Rodney Q. Nelson Jr. Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1971
Abstract

This collection houses a typescript of an oral history interview with Rodney Quin Nelson Jr. conducted by Charles Johnson for the Veteran's Oral History Project of the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on Nelson's World War II experiences in the U. S. Navy.

Dates: 1987 August 18

Ron L. Gill Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2579
Abstract

This collection consists of one 49-page illustrated manuscript, one 3.5 inch floppy disk, and three cassette tapes documenting Ron L. Gill's experiences in World War II.

Dates: undated

Victor E. Wade Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0317
Overview

This collection documents Victor E. Wade's World War II military service including a typed memoir, infantry newsletters, and military booklets.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1989

William F. Bopp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0262
Overview

This collection includes a 20-page typescript personal narrative of William Bopp’s experiences in World War II. Written in 1990, Bopp recounts his beginnings and training with the military, his experiences overseas in Europe during the war, through his discharge in 1945 and return home.

Also included is a copy of Bopp’s honorable discharge certificate from 1945, and a copy of the “Company A Newsletter” from September 1991 for which Bopp authored the main text.

Dates: 1945, 1990-1991