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John Crowe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0179
Abstract

This collection features John Crowe's personal narrative, "Days in the Wild Blue Yonder," written about his service in the European Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1988

John W. Bell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0269
Overview

This collection documents John W. Bell's participation with the IV (Fourth) Corps during World War II and after. Included is correspondence, newspaper articles, publications, and more from Bell's time during the war. Also included is material documenting the post-war activity of the IV Corps including newsletters, reunion material, and more.

Dates: 1940-1989

Joseph B. Boyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0207
Overview

Papers of World War II veteran Joseph B. Boyd, including publications and photocopies of articles. Publications are from 1995 and include 1st Fighter News, WWII Nightfighters Newsletter, and The Flying Sergeant. Photocopied articles include information about Boyd's service.

Dates: 1995, undated

Lendell Hatcher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0184
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of the book, Move Out, Verify: The Combat Story of the 743rd Tank Battalion by Wayne Robinson.

Dates: 1945

M. E. Springer Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1992
Abstract

In this collection, M. E. Springer discusses his life as a non-combat soldier in World War II and his postwar work conducting soil surveys in Japan.

Dates: 2001 April 3

McGill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0069
Abstract

This collection contains documents concerning the McGill family from Knoxville, TN. Four of the McGill children, addressed in this collection, served in the U.S. military during World War II.

Dates: ca. 1940-2000, undated

Meeks B. Vaughan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0292
Overview

This collection documents Meeks B. Vaughan's time serving with the 17th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron in World War II. Included are personal belongings, such as a handwritten diary, currency (both domestic and foreign), photographs and a photograph album. The collection also contains military documents such as supply, order, and transfer forms; certificates; receipts; and intelligence photographs and maps from his photographic missions.

Dates: 1942-1946

Reuben T. Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0249
Overview This collection documents the World War II service of Army dentist Reuben Crawford. Included are military documents including a draft notice and other orders, certificates of service, and more (most of these military documents are photocopies); correspondence; newspaper clippings and other write-ups about Crawford’s service; a 10-page typescript prepared by Crawford in 1977 recounting his time in North Africa; papers regarding donations of material Crawford made to the Patton Museum of...
Dates: 1936-1978

Robert C. Hornsby Narrative

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Identifier: CSWS-0185
Abstract

This collection contains the personal narrative of World War II veteran Colonel Robert C. Hornsby.

Dates: 1986

Robert S. Crouse Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0237
Overview

A typescript copy of Robert S. Crouse’s memoir, “There I Was…The Wartime Memoir of a Junior Birdman.” This story details Crouse’s time with the U. S. Army Air Corps from his basic training to his service as a bomber pilot in the Mediterranean Theater during World War II.

Dates: undated

Walter W. Gentry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0239
Overview This collection documents the life and military service of Walter W. Gentry, particularly Gentry’s death while serving in France during World War II. Included are letters between Gentry and his parents during his time training and serving with the military, notifications to his parents of Gentry’s status of missing in action as well as the notification of his death, and condolence letters and cards to his family. Also included are military documents from his service, a scrapbook kept by a...
Dates: 1921-1986

Warren C. Giles’s “Company B, 117th Infantry”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0228
Overview

This collection includes two typed copies of Warren Giles’s work, “Company B, 117th Infantry.” As noted in the preface, this work is a “narrative of events of Company B, 117th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division, Tennessee National Guard from April 1921 to November 24, 1945.”

Dates: circa 1945

William D. Hall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0176
Abstract

This collection includes photographs largely from the European Theater of Operations Headquarters during World War II.

Dates: 1945

William Hunt Scrapbooks and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3455
Abstract This collection consists primarily of two scrapbooks documenting William H. Hunt's service in the Army Corps of Engineers between 1942 and 1946. The larger scrapbook contains three professional portraits of Hunt in uniform, snapshots, magazine and newspaper clippings dating from 1945 and 1984, a telegraph that Hunt sent to his parents, a copy of a letter of commendation, and a propaganda leaflet that the Japanese dropped while he as stationed on Leyte. Two photographs of Hunt at a military...
Dates: 1942-2008 (Bulk 1942-1946)

William M. Hudgens Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0306
Overview

This collection contains photocopies of material documenting the World War II military service of William Hudgens. Included are newspaper clippings regarding Hudgens' service, awards, and status as missing in action; a photograph of Hudgens alongside other soldiers; and the 1946 memorial edition of The Tennessee Alumnus which lists Hudgens.

Dates: circa 1944-1946

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