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William E. Bobbitt Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3223
Abstract

This memoir, written in 1996, is William Bobbitt's account of his time fighting in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The manuscript traces his military career from his training with a National Guard Unit in 1941 to his discharge in 1945. During his service, Bobbitt was stationed on many Pacific islands and faced combat in the Philippines.

Dates: 1996

William F. Baggerman World War II Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0014
Abstract

This collection contains the personal correspondence, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of William F. Baggerman during his career in the United States Army Air Corps during World War Two. Most of the collection is correspondence between Baggerman and his family, comprised of concerns for family business and the situation at home. The collection spans from early in basic training until the end of the war.

Dates: 1942-1990

William F. Bopp Papers

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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 F. Larsen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0066
Abstract

This collection consists of a strip of Nazi propaganda film gathered by William F. Larsen while serving in the military during World War II. The film was found among debris near Kitzingen, Germany in April 1945.

Dates: 1945

William G. Keen World War II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0011
Abstract

These papers document the military training and career of William G. Keen, an Army Air Force lieutenant who served in Europe during and after World War II. The collection includes several years of correspondence, training documents, professional photos, issues of many different magazines and newspapers from his various posts, as well as an assortment of memorabilia saved from service and travel.

Dates: 1938-1948

William Hunt Scrapbooks and Other Materials

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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 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

William L. Koob Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0255
Overview This collection includes a photocopy of William Koob’s typed document detailing his experiences in the Northern France campaign of World War II during August 1944. The document, prepared for an advanced infantry officers course at Fort Benning, Georgia in 1949, is entitled “The Operations of the Antitank Company (Reinforced), 317th Infantry (80th Infantry Division) Northeast of Argentan in the Closing of the Argentan-Falaise Gap, 17-20 August, 1944 (Northern France Campaign) (Personal...
Dates: 1949

William M. House Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0305
Overview

This material documents some of William M. House's military service in World War II, especially with the 94th Troop Carrier Squadron. Included is a reunion program for the squadron alongside a letter July 1982 from Lt. Col. Thomas F. Corrigan from 1982. Additionally there is an undated booklet entitled "D-Day to V-E-Day."

Dates: 1982, undated

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

William W. Luttrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0311
Overview

This collection contains material documenting William W. Luttrell's experience as a soldier and a prisoner of war in World War II. Included are letters, Luttrell's own memoir, photographs, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and more.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1987

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 I and World War II Posters

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Identifier: MS-3654
Abstract

This collection consists of twenty-two posters and one panoramic photograph from World War I. The collection also houses five posters from World War II depicting Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms.

Dates: 1918 August 21-1943, undated

World War II Bombing Missions in Japan

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Identifier: MS-2558
Abstract

This report, 16 pages in length, describes in technical detail the enterprise of 15 bombing missions carried out by the 315th Bombardment Wing of the U. S. Air Force against Japan's oil refineries in June 1945.

Dates: undated

World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2590
Abstract

This collection consists of one scholarly paper, "War Crimes at Fukuoka, 1945," (1995) (author unknown); a newspaper clipping from The Palm Beach Post, dated July 23, 1998, regarding still-living survivors of the Normandy invasion; and copies of three documents (General Orders from Patton, Presidential Citation from Eisenhower, and poem by Allan W. Possel).

Dates: 1945-1998

World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3023
Abstract

This collection houses military newspapers, veterans' newsletters, articles, letters, and official military documents showing the life of the enlisted Army soldier serving in the Pacific theater during World War II. The 106th Infantry Regiment is particularly well represented.

Dates: 1943-1948, 1978-1992

World War II Division Newspapers

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Identifier: MS-3344
Abstract This collection consists primarily of newspapers and brief announcements published by various American front-line units stationed in the European and Pacific Theaters during World War II. These publications relate news about the unit's movement, deployment status, military successes, and camp life in addition to recounting stories about local battles and conflicts. The vast majority of the items document the later years of the war with a particular focus on the end of the war in the Pacific...
Dates: 1941-1960

“World War II Experiences of Major Arthur C. Avery”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0260
Overview

A seven-page typed memoir of Arthur C. Avery’s experiences with the 12th Armored Division during World War II. His recollections include his time training and serving overseas, particularly in France.

Dates: undated

World War II Flying Bomb Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1981
Abstract This collection houses newspaper clippings documenting the German V-1 Flying Bomb attacks on Britain in June and July of 1944. Among these materials are letters to the editor debating reprisals, short anecdotes and jokes about the bombs, and articles discussing technical, psychological, and strategic matters related to the bombings. The collection also includes an envelope for official business of the Public Relations Office of the Headquarters of the United States Strategic Air Force in...
Dates: 1944 July, undated

World War II Letters of Private Clifford Edward Keenan

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Identifier: MS-3264
Abstract

The book housed in this collection is composed of transcriptions of letters written between Private Clifford E. Keenan and his immediate family from 1942 to 1944. Editor Hugh T. Keenan (Clifford E. Keenan's younger brother) has also included a brief biographical introduction and numerous photographs of the Keenan family.

Dates: 2001

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 278
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 63
United States. Navy. 48
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World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 47
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 36
United States. Army Air Forces. 33
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
United States. Air Force. 23
United States. Marine Corps. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 13
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 13
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 8
Rationing -- United States -- History. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 7
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 6
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 6
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 5
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Prisoners of war -- Germany. 4
Prisoners of war -- United States. 4
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 4
United States. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. 4
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 4
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps. 4
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. 4
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 3
Photographs. 3
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 3
United States. Air Force -- History. 3
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 15th. 3
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 3
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 30th -- History. 3
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 3
V-mail. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese. 3
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 2
Art. 2
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History. 2
Camp Forrest (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Correspondence. 2
Crossville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Crossville Internment Camp (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 2
Humboldt (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, American. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953. 2
Louisiana -- History. 2
Military training camps -- Tennessee. 2
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Parachute troops -- United States. 2
Prisoners of war 2
Prisoners of war -- Tennessee -- Crossville. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 9th. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 10th. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th. 2
United States. Navy -- Women. 2
Veterans -- United States -- Interviews. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 2
World War, 1914-1918. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa. 2
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