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Robert C. Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0064
Abstract

This collection contains military documents, phtographs, and publications regarding Robert C. Jackson, a pilot in the Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1940s

Robert G. Key Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0196
Abstract

This collection contains copies of photos taken in the Philippines and Hiroshima, Japan, in 1945.

Dates: 1945

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 Gentry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0127
Abstract

This collection features correspondence and photographs from Robert Gentry's service in the US Armed Forces during World War II.

Dates: 1945, undated

Robert Hooper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0140
Abstract

Robert Hooper served during World War II in the European theater. This collection contains much of his correspondence - mainly addressed to his family - featuring his time in the service and describing some of his troop's movements.

Dates: 1943-1945, 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

Robert L. Forrester, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0012
Abstract

This collection consists of the correspondence and personal effects documenting the life and death of Robert L. Forrester, Junior, a pilot in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

Dates: 1935-1964

Robert Leavens Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2978
Abstract

This collection consists of a black and white photograph of photographer Robert Leavens, in a military uniform, sitting on a statue of Buddha in Myitkina, Myanmar (formerly Burma). Also included are the envelope for the photograph, postmarked December 19, 1990, and a business card for Dwight D. King, Editor-Publisher of Ex-CBI Roundup.

Dates: undated

Robert S. Thurman Publications

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0219
Overview

This collection includes copies of Yank (four issues) and Leatherneck (two issues) magazines from 1944-1945 belonging to Robert Thurman.

Dates: 1944 October-1945 December

Robert W. Barbee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0091
Abstract

This collection contains eleven American propaganda pamphlets aimed at encouraging Japanese troops to surrender during World War II. These pamphlets are written in Japanese with English translations attached.

Dates: circa 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

Roger Garland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0194
Abstract

This collection contains a 1945 publication of “Hospital Hi Lites” kept by World War II Army veteran Roger Garland.

Dates: 1945

Ross D. Netherton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2870
Abstract

This includes a National World War II Memorial kit from 2003, with information on the National World War II Memorial dedication, and a Veterans History Project kit, undated, which features information and pamphlets on collecting and preserving stories from American war veterans. Also included is part of a letter written by Helen Bullard Krechniak in reference to an exhibition of American and Japanese dolls in Japan in 1978.

Dates: circa 1978-2003

Roy A. Miller Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0235
Overview

This collection documents Roy A. Miller Jr.’s service with the U. S. Army in the European Theater during World War II. Included is correspondence between Miller and his parents, a booklet documenting his service record, and copies of military documents pertaining to his service and discharge.

Dates: 1942-1946

Roy Epps Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0201
Overview

This collection consists of 21 black and white photographs taken in Hawaii and other Pacific locales by Roy Epps, U. S. Navy, during World War II.

Dates: circa 1945

Roy Gordon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0169
Abstract

Roy Gordon's book titled Battleground (1978), an anecdotal account of the black platoon in the 47th Infantry Regiment of which Roy Gordon was a member during World War II. The collection also contains four handwritten, loose-leaf diary pages with six entries from Europe written between 1944-1945.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1978

Roy Lee Sampsel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0086
Abstract

This collection includes military documents and photographs from Roy Lee Sampsel's deployment in the Pacific during World War II as part of the USS Finback submarine crew.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1972

Ruth B. Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0062
Abstract

This collection consists of a single folder containing a typed translation of a Japanese officer's diary from 1943.

Dates: 1943 May 31-June 1

Sam Balloff Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2695
Abstract

Collection consists of a 114-page bound interview from Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History at the University of Tennessee. Balloff discusses his experieces as a young Jewish boy growing up in the South and as a soldier during World War II. During the war, he was assigned odd jobs, including grave registration and truck driving.

Dates: 2004

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United States. Army. 63
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 53
World War, 1939-1945. 51
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 36
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 27
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 23
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 22
United States. Air Force. 21
United States. Army Air Forces. 21
United States. Marine Corps. 20
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 11
United States. Army. Air Corps. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 4
Correspondence. 3
Oral history -- United States. 3
Photographs. 3
United States. Air Force -- History. 3
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 15th. 3
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 3
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 3
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 2
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953. 2
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 2
Prisoners of war 2
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th. 2
V-mail. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Great Britain. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese. 2
Agricultural education. 1
Air pilots, Military -- United States. 1
Airlift, Military -- United States. 1
Anzio Beachhead, 1944. 1
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 1
Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944. 1
Atomic bomb -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi. 1
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History. 1
Baptists -- Missions -- Africa. 1
Cerignola (Italy). 1
Dollmakers -- United States. 1
Ecuador -- Aerial photographs. 1
Ecuador. 1
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 1
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6). 1
France -- Social life and customs -- 20th century. 1
Gardening 1
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 1
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945. 1
Great Depression. 1
Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Guided missiles -- Design and construction. 1
Handicraft -- Tennessee. 1
Jefferson City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 1
Letters. 1
Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944. 1
Louisiana -- History. 1
Memphis Belle (B-17 bomber) 1
Missionaries -- Africa, Sub-Saharan. 1
Morgan County (Tenn.) 1
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 1
New York (N.Y.) -- Aerial views. 1
Nuclear facilities -- United States. 1
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) 1
Operation Torch, 1942. 1
Paris (France) -- History -- 1940-1944. 1
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English 246
German 1
Japanese 1