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Roslyn Balcombe Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0116
Abstract

This collection includes Roslyn Balcombe's 58-page handwritten memoir about her World War II experiences.

Dates: 1995 March 22

Ruth Anderson Reeve Biography

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2815
Abstract

Ruth Anderson Reeve enlisted in the army in 1944. After bootcamp she was assigned to work as a cryptographer in the code room at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. This collection consists of a short biography - 2.5 pages - written by Ms. Reeve for her grandchildren.

Dates: 1944-1946

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

Tennessee Soldier's World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2650
Abstract

This collection consists of a handwritten Tennessee soldier's memoir recounting his experience in the Navy during World War II. He tells of travels to Africa, Iran, Italy and Spain.

Dates: undated

“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

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

Vicente Dauigoy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2574
Abstract

The Vicente Dauigoy Papers contain Vicente Dauigoy's memoirs of his service in World War II. The memoirs cover the years from 1941 to 1946. Also included in the collection is a photograph of Dauigoy as well as a copy of his Bronze Star Award.

Dates: undated

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

W. Lewis Wood Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2769
Abstract

This folder contains the transcript of an interview with W. Lewis Wood, dated 3 August 2002, conducted in Memphis, Tenn., by Kurt Piehler and Nashwa Van Houts of the Veteran's Oral History Project. Wood discusses his childhood in Memphis, his experiences as an engineering student at the University of Tennessee, and his time serving in the US Navy and Army during World War II and the Korean War, respectively.

Dates: 2002 August 3

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

Wiley O. Woods Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2569
Abstract

The Wiley O. Woods Diary, 1944-1945, consists of a photocopy of Woods' World War II diary. Woods wrote every day from November 26, 1944 to November 1, 1945. Woods' diary gives insight and understanding to flight groups' activities during World War II.

Dates: 1944 November 26-1945 November 1

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

Wilson-Wade Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0741
Abstract This collection houses the military memoirs of five members of the Wilson-Wade family. Clyde Leroy Roy Wade served in the U. S. Air Force with the 334th Troop Carrier Squadron during World War II, participated in the Berlin Airlift, and returned to active duty during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He was also active in the U. S. Air Defense System and in the TEAPOT atomic tests. Hubert Neville Wilson served on the USS Providence during World War II and his wife, Dewilda Helen (Meyer) Wilson...
Dates: 1947-1991

World War II Soldier's Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2659
Abstract

This collection contains a World War II soldier's letter written to his mom, dated July 13, 1945. Signed W. L. B. and written from Germany, the soldier talks about his feelings about the war and the upcoming occupation.

Dates: 1945 July 13

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United States. Navy. 11
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 6
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
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United States. Army. Air Corps. 3
United States. Marine Corps. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 3
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, American. 2
Louisiana -- History. 2
Oral history -- United States. 2
United States. Air Force -- History. 2
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Anzio Beachhead, 1944. 1
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Corinth (Miss.) -- History. 1
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 1
Fighter pilots -- United States. 1
Grantham (England) -- History. 1
Great Depression. 1
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Jefferson City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
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Mauthausen (Concentration camp). 1
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Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Operation Torch, 1942. 1
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 1
Prisoners of war 1
Soil surveys -- Japan. 1
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 1
Spring City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Unionville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
United States. Army -- Airborne troops. 1
United States. Army -- Parachute troops -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 1
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United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 9th. 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Transport Command. 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group (Heavy), 466th. 1
United States. Army. Airborne Division, 82nd. 1
United States. Army. Armored Division, 10th. 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 78th. 1
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 143rd. 1
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 83rd. 1
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 504th. 1
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps. 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
V-mail. 1
Veterans -- Education -- United States. 1
Veterans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States. 1
Veterans -- United States. 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Iran. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Germany. 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- New Caledonia. 1
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