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Elmore Allen Green Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0126
Abstract

This collection features a copy of Elmore Allen Green's recollections of his time in the US Air Force serving in the European theater during World War II.

Dates: undated

Fox Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0128
Abstract

This collection features one copy of The Story of the Lewis and Marjorie Fox Family of Big Springs written by their eldest daughter, Judy Elizabeth Fox Knoblock. Featuring the personal narratives of Lewis and Majorie, Judy provides a recollection of their family's history, particularly during the Great Depression and World War II.

Dates: undated

Frank Baghetti Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0115
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of World War II soldier Frank Baghetti's memoir, "As I Witnessed World War II," along with aa photograph of Baghetti's plane, "Hubba Hubba."

Dates: circa 1945

George Remaley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0209
Overview

Photographs and papers documenting George Remaley's service in the European Theatre with the 9th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1947

Henry Kent Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1983
Abstract

This memoir (richly illustrated with copies of original photographs) documents Henry Kent's service as a pilot in North Africa and Italy during World War II. Kent discusses such subjects as the planes in use during World War II, the day-to-day operations of his unit, and the activities of his various friends while capturing the hardship, fear, and humor of the situation.

Dates: 1943-1945

Henry W. Kent Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3131
Abstract

This collection houses a copy (on CD) of Henry W. Kent's memoirs documenting his experience with the 86th Fighter Squadron (then assigned to the 79th Fighter Group) in North Africa during World War II. It contains detailed descriptions and photographs (many in color) of their service.

Dates: 1943

James A. Ramsey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0138
Abstract

This collection includes material from James A. Ramsey's service during World War II as a part of the U.S. Navy. It features his diary, a copy of his journal, a seaman's handbook, several photographs, documents from his naval service, and a series of naval stories written by Ramsey after his service.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1973-1984

James J. Akins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0106
Abstract

Transcription of an oral history conducted with James J. Akins, who served as a pilot during World War II in the European theater. Akins was captured by German forces in 1944 and held for almost a year as a prisoner of war. During his service, he performed in several important raids on German forces. In his interview, he dictates experiences from before, during, and after the war.

Dates: 1993 September 20

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

Jimmy Gentry Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2608
Abstract

The Jimmy Gentry Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Jimmy Gentry by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Kelly Hammond 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: 2000

John C. Messamore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0039
Abstract

This collection consists of a service memory book presented to John C. Messamore by his mother. In addition to basic identification information - such as Messamore's service branch, home address, and religion - the book also contains a list of important dates to remember, mailing addresses for friends and family, as well as brief narrative "snapshots." Also included are two photographs of a young woman.

Dates: 1942 March 10-1945 October 20

John E. Kesterson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2635
Abstract

The John E. Kesterson Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with John E. Kesterson by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Lindsey Waller 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. Kesterson shares the experience of surgery on the war front.

Dates: 2001

John E. Lane WWII Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0035
Abstract

This collection consists of John E. Lane's short memoir about his experiences as a private in the United States Marine Corps beginning in June of 1944.

Dates: 1985 May 29-1986 February 14, undated

John Towle Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2648
Abstract

This collection consists of an interview with World War II veteran John W. Towle for the Veteran's Oral History Project, Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History. Towle discusses growing up on a dairy farm in Knoxville and his training and Air Force service during World War II.

Dates: 2002

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

Kurt and Margo David Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2636
Abstract

The Kurt and Margo David Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Kurt and Margo David by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Amy Kotynski 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 their World War II experiences as Jewish people, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2000

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

Lonas Tarr Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3266
Abstract

This collection consists of a transcript of an interview with Lonas Tarr by G. Kurt Piehler and Kathryn P. O'Donnell conducted on March 7, 2003 in Knoxville, Tennessee as part of the Center for the Study of War and Society's Veteran's Oral History Project. Tarr speaks of his childhood in Jefferson City, his experiences in the Air Force during World War II, and his postwar life working as an American Airlines pilot in Europe.

Dates: 2003 March 7

Maurice Park Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0004
Abstract

This collection consists of Maurice Park's personal papers, correspondence, military documents, military honors, and photographs from his service in World War II. Also available are materials concerning the commendation to Eastern Command on Sept. 22, 1944, and the 50th Anniversary celebration of V-E day in Moscow.

Dates: 1943 October 24-2001 March 16, undated ; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1946

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World War, 1939-1945. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 9
United States. Navy. 8
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United States. Army. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 4
United States. Air Force. 3
United States. Marine Corps. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 3
United States. Air Force -- History. 2
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 2
Anzio Beachhead, 1944. 1
Baptists -- Missions -- Africa. 1
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 1
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 1
Great Depression. 1
Jefferson City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953. 1
Louisiana -- History. 1
Missionaries -- Africa, Sub-Saharan. 1
Operation Torch, 1942. 1
Oral history -- United States. 1
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 1
Prisoners of war 1
United States. Army -- Parachute troops -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Transport Command. 1
United States. Army. Air Corps. 1
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 143rd. 1
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 83rd. 1
United States. Marine Corps. Fleet Marine Force 1
United States. Navy -- Aviation. 1
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 1
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 1
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 1
V-mail. 1
Veterans -- Education -- United States. 1
Veterans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Germany. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Great Britain. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union. 1
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