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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 R. Eddy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0068
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to James R. Eddy, member of the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. The documents include Eddy's correspondence and military papers, newspaper articles, and photographs taken in Tinian, Saipan, and Guam during the war.

Dates: 1940s-1950s

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

James W. Howland Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0191
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other papers of World War II veteran James W. Howland’s experience in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1941-1980

Jasper Bailey World War II Memoir

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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

Jasper Blue Friday Collection

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Identifier: MS-2790
Abstract

This collection contains some personal effects of Jasper Blue Friday of Jonesboro, Tenn. Included in the collection are orders instructing Friday to report for duty, documents pertaining to his life insurance policy, photographs, and some miscellaneous writings. Additionally, the collection contains a letter from the Veterans Administration pertaining to a disability claim for the disorder neurasthenia.

Dates: 1935-1946

Jeanne Barkley Card File regarding University of Tennessee Students and Alumni Killed in World War II

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Identifier: AR-0732
Abstract

This card file, which Jeanne Barkley most likely created during her tenure as military records clerk, documents University of Tennessee students and alumni who were killed during World War II. Each card lists the deceased's full name, rank, date of birth, next of kin, home address, dates and campus of U. T. attendance, and academic program. Many of the cards also provide the date and cause of the soldier's death.

Dates: ca. 1944-1945

Jeanne Barkley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0231
Overview

This collection includes 10 ration books issued during World War II to Jeanne Alice Barkley, her sister Elizabeth George Barkley, and their mother Blanche Joella Barkley. Also included are four issues of Yank magazine.

Dates: 1942-1945

Jeanne Barkley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0053
Abstract This collection documents Jeanne Barkley's work with the University of Tennessee's Office of Alumni Affairs, including correspondence with alumni and such UT officials as Andy Holt, Herman Spivey, and Jack Reese, press releases, Hill-O-Grams, brochures, a Board of Trustees Resolution, a ROTC petition, a report that James Hoskins made to the legislature in 1935, and other materials. It also contains correspondence written to and from Victor M. Davis (of the Bureau of Appointments Office) and...
Dates: 1934-1985

Jeanne Pawloski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0156
Abstract

This collection features photographs, papers, correspondence, and memorabilia from Jeanne Pawloski's service as a nurse with Detachment A of the 74th General Hospital during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1945, 1996, 2000, undated

Jerome Jacobs World War II Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3237
Abstract

This collection consists of Dr. Jerome Jacobs' World War II memoirs, entitled Some Came Home. The bulk of the material documents the years from 1941 to 1945. Dr. Jacobs, a fighter pilot veteran, recounts his experiences training as a pilot, his involvement in combat and in Operation Market Garden, and some of his experiences as a prisoner of war.

Dates: undated

Jerome Kaufman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0120
Abstract

This collection includes several letters written to World War II soldier Jerome Kaufman, who served with the U.S. Navy, from his family and wife, as well as military documents from his service.

Dates: 1942-1945, undated

Jesse Saunders McMurry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2989
Abstract

This collection consists of photographs and other materials created and collected by Jesse Saunders McMurry while he was working with the Postal Service in England and France during World War II.

Dates: circa 1945

Jesse W. Townsend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0020
Abstract

This collection consists of Jessie Townsend’s military record -- including assignments, executive orders, training requests and clearances -- and his aeronautical manuals and class notes from his service in the United States Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1942-1945

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

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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 A. Hansen Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0031
Abstract

Covering the years 1936-1946 and, chiefly, the European Theater, this World War II collection contains a diversity of maps, photographs, press clippings, newspapers, correspondence, and realia from the personal collection of John Anders Hansen, WWII veteran and former professor of English at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1916-1947

John B. Phelps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0178
Abstract

The transcript of an oral history interview with World War II veteran John B. Phelps along with a copy of Pictorial History of the 65th Infantry Division and several newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1944-1984

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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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 258
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 97
World War, 1939-1945. 95
United States. Army. 90
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 58
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World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 49
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 48
United States. Navy. 43
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 43
United States. Army Air Forces. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
United States. Air Force. 23
United States. Marine Corps. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 7
Rationing -- United States -- History. 6
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 5
Oral history -- United States. 4
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 4
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 4
Prisoners of war -- United States. 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 -- Press coverage. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. 4
Correspondence. 3
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 3
Photographs. 3
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 3
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 3
United States. Air Force -- History. 3
United States. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. 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
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Atomic bomb -- United States -- History. 2
Camp Forrest (Tenn.) -- History. 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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American Red Cross 2