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Clyde W. Bradley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0208
Overview

This collection includes the typed recollections of Clyde W. Bradley’s World War II service, including his crash landing and time as a prisoner of war in Germany.

Dates: undated

Collection of World War II Letters to Tennessee

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Identifier: MS-2122
Abstract

This collection features letters written by soldiers to family and friends in Tennessee during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1946

Delmar Wiley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0296
Overview This collection documents the World War II experiences of soldier Delmar Wiley who was declared missing in action for seven months in the Pacific Theater of War after his aircraft was attacked and shot down. The collection contains Wiley's autobiography, entitled Wiley's Island (1986), which chronicles his life and his WWII experiences. The collection also includes a pamphlet for the USS Yorktown CV-5 Club entitled "The Crier and Bylaws" (1986), and a...
Dates: 1943, 1986

Dennis Coughlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0103
Abstract

This collection features correspondence between Sy Hyman and Dennis Coughlin as well as a collection of diary entries made by Hyman in 1946 from his World War II service.

Dates: 1946, 1986, undated

Don Loth Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0342
Overview

This collection contains a typed memoir manuscript from Don Loth. Approximately 55 pages, the memoir details Loth's experiences in the military with the 12th Armored Division Hellcats during and after World War II.

Dates: undated

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

Dr. Andrew Kang Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2606
Abstract

The Dr. Andrew Kang Oral History, 2002, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Dr. Andrew Kang by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Crystal Dover 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.

Dates: 2002

Dr. Harold Diftler Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2603
Abstract

The Dr. Harold Diftler Oral History, 2003 is a typescript from an oral history interview with Dr. Harold Diftler by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Brad Mason 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

Dr. Hermes Grillo Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2614
Abstract

The Dr. Hermes Grillo Oral History, 2002, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Dr. Hermes Grillo by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Crystal Dover 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. Dr. Grillo shares the experience of surgery on the war front.

Dates: 2002

Dwight H. Stuckey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0310
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of correspondence between Dwight H. Stuckey and World War II fighter aces John Alden Tilley, Daniel J. Zoerb, George Carpenter, and Gil Niceley. In these letters, the pilots recount their memories of their military service. Also included are signed biographical sketches of pilots Major General Ralph Gordon Taylor, Major Robert W. Moore, and Marion Franklin Kirby.

Dates: 1996 July 30-2001 April 1

Edgar Wilson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2570
Abstract

This collection houses a published history of the 80th Division detailing its training and combat experiences, several photos of a veteran's reunion, a photograph of Edgar Wilson, and correspondence documenting veterans' associations. One memoir recalls Captain Sam Williams.

Dates: 1987-1990

Edgar Wilson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2602
Abstract

The Edgar Wilson Oral History, 2003-2004, is a typescript of an oral history interview with Edgar Wilson by Dr. Kurt Piehler, Greg Kupsky, and Patrick Leverton 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 Wilson's World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2003-2004

Edward Feagins World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2634
Abstract

The Edward Feagins World War II Memoir, 1943-1946, entitled A Country Boy in World War Two chronicles Feagins's experiences in World War II. The narrative covers drafting, boot camp, war, and his return home.

Dates: 1943-1946

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

Edward Williamson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2611
Abstract

The Edward Williamson Collection, 1945, consists of a book compiled by Williamson entitled Wild Tales of the Blue Yonder. The book contains stories of 21 pilots who graduated from the Army Air Corps Class of 1945-B.

Dates: 1945

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

Elvyn V. Davidson Scrapbook

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Identifier: MS-2581
Abstract

This collection consists of Xerox copies of the scrapbook that Elvyn V. Davidson kept between approximately 1943 and 1946. It is made up primarily of photographs of Eastern (probably Japanese) women and some American soldiers and ephemera, including foreign currency, cartoons, poetry and newsletters.

Dates: circa 1943-circa 1946

Erastus Edward Strobino Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3572
Abstract

Major Erastus Edward Strobino, M.D. kept a travelogue/nature journal while serving with the Americal Division (23rd Infantry Division) at the 109th Station Hospital in New Caledonia from 1942 to 1943. In the journal, he describes the native flora and fauna on the island, and writes about the indigenous diseases and medicine, constellations, and other scientific and nature-related topics.

Dates: 1942-1943

Erwin B. Bigger Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3303
Abstract

These two VHS tapes contain a recording of an oral history by Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Erwin B. Bigger. In it, Bigger discusses his early life and his service with the U. S. Army as a paratrooper during World War II and the Korean War.

Dates: 2003 February 26

Eugene E. Eckstam Exercise Tiger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2638
Abstract

The Eugene E. Eckstam Exercise Tiger Collection, 1944-2004, consists of Dr. Eckstam's research efforts concerning Exercise Tiger, a practice invasion in April, 1944 to prepare troops for D-Day in World War II. Dr. Eckstam's research includes national and military archives, newspaper clippings, television specials, memoirs from surviving participants, as well as correspondence, photographs, travel brochures and information and maps.

Dates: 1944-2004

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 70
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United States. Navy. 12
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 6
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
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Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 2
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Louisiana -- History. 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Great Britain. 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 2
American letters. 1
Anzio Beachhead, 1944. 1
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 1
Baptists -- Missions -- Africa. 1
Corinth (Miss.) -- History. 1
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 1
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Great Depression. 1
Jackson (Tenn.) -- History. 1
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Korea -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1910-1945. 1
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Mauthausen (Concentration camp). 1
Missionaries -- Africa, Sub-Saharan. 1
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Operation Torch, 1942. 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. Coast Guard. 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
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Veterans -- Education -- United States. 1
Veterans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States. 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 1
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