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Melvin Carr Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2607
Abstract

The Melvin Carr Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Melvin Carr by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Nashwa Van Houts 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: 2001

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

Paul C.Trammell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0038
Abstract

This collection consists of Paul C. Trammell’s detailed memoir about his experiences in the United States Marine Corps beginning in 1940.

Dates: undated

Ray Higgins Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2604
Abstract

The Ray Higgins Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Ray Higgins by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Ellen Eberts 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

Richard Graham Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2615
Abstract

The Richard Graham Oral History, 1999, is a typescript of an interview with Richard Graham. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 1999

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

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 Huddleston World War II Narrative

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2633
Abstract

The Robert Huddleston World War II Narrative, 1943-1945, is a personal World War II Memoir entitled Into the Wild Blue: The War Years. The narrative discusses Huddleston's service during World War II with the P-47 Thunderbolts, 404th Fighter Group, Ninth Air Force.

Dates: 1943-1945

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

Simpson Linke Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1982
Abstract

In this four-page memoir, Simpson Linke provides a brief description of his life after World War II. He discusses his journey home from South Korea, his discharge from the Navy, studying Engineering at Cornell, and buying a new home with assistance from the GI Bill.

Dates: 2006 November 24

Stanley Sommers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0139
Abstract

This collection includes one copy of The Japanese Story, research and recollections of Stanley Sommers' World War II experiences as a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1980 July

“Stateside: A Time Capsule from World War II” by Robert Bracken

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0263
Overview

This collection is a typewritten memoir by Robert Bracken detailing his experiences serving stateside with the Third Service Command during World War II. The memoir is 95 pages and though it was printed and completed in 1991, the text is based off of Bracken’s original manuscript written just after the war in 1946.

Dates: 1991

Thomas N. Parlon Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2645
Abstract

This collection consists of an April 27, 2000 interview with Thomas N. Parlon for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Parlon discusses his participation in the National Guard and his service in the Pacific.

Dates: 2000

W. E. (Bill) Warde Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0028
Abstract

This collection contains W. E. (Bill) Warde's updated version of his memoir My Military Service which covers the time on the front lines in the European Theater (1944-1946). He recounts his experiences in various battles and gives details about the movements of his unit and what he describes as the "worst night of his life," when some of his fellow soldiers were captured and killed in Germany.

Dates: 1999 July 19

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 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

William J. Bradley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0264
Overview

This collection includes a memoir and photographs documenting William Bradley’s World War II military service. The memoir, “World War Two – My War,” is a typescript document written between 1989 and 1991 detailing Bradley’s journey to and service in the China Burma India Theater of War with the 151st Medical Battalion. Also included are fifteen photographs from this time; a page of handwritten captions accompanies the images.

Dates: 1989-1991

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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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