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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

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

George M. Valentine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0348
Overview

This collection documents the World War II service of George M. Valentine. It contains papers such as of newspaper clippings, a presidential citation to the 761st Tank Battalion, reunion and memorial service programs, and photographs, most of which are photocopies. It also includes a typed transcript of an oral history interview with Valentine conducted in 1987.

Dates: 1978-1987

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

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

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

Interview with Benny Powell

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0285
Overview

A single DVD containing an interview with Benny Powell, a World War II veteran who served in the Army Air Corps, on his life and experiences while serving in the military.

Dates: 1989

J. Richard Vincent Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2647
Abstract

This collection consists of All Hands Man Your Battle Stations, a memoir written by J. R. Vincent. He was a former AOM USNR who fought in World War II and Korea.

Dates: 2003

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 "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: circa 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

James M. Griffin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2085
Abstract This collection houses color photocopies of the diary that infantryman James M. Griffin kept during his tour of duty in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Each diary entry is accompanied by images of such pertinent information as maps, newspaper clippings, photographs, and medals. The record begins with Griffin's induction at Fort Bragg, North Carolina in 1941 and continues on to document his training in the Fiji Islands, the Russell Islands, and on Guadalcanal, his combat experiences...
Dates: 1941-1943

James Vernon Thompson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2137
Abstract

This collection consists of World War II letters and military pass connected with James Vernon Thompson, Pfc.

Dates: 1944-1945

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

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

Joe A. Armenta Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2576
Abstract

This collection consists of one bound memoir, Sooner, written by Joe A. Armenta documenting life aboard the USS Mustin (DD413) during its service in the Pacific Theater in the Second World War.

Dates: undated

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

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American letters. 1
Anzio Beachhead, 1944. 1
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Corinth (Miss.) -- History. 1
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 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
V-mail. 1
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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