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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 Jr., 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. 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

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 Trumbull Pearl Harbor Series

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3247
Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of New York Times correspondent Robert Trumbull's series on Pearl Harbor. Covering a two-year period, the dispatch describes the post-attack effort to salvage Pearl Harbor. The series was completed in 1943, but was not published due to wartime censorship. In December of 2006, the New York Times finally released an edited version of the dispatches.

Dates: 1943 December

Rocky E. DeLaurentis's Laughing and Griping with the 97th Seabees

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0322
Overview

This collection contains a single copy of a memoir written by Rocky E. DeLaurentis entitled "Laughing and Griping with the 97th Seabees." Also included is a photocopy of a newspaper article, "Rocky and the Seabees Aim for the Funny," about DeLaurentis and the writing of his book.

Dates: 1983

Rodmond C. Rentfro Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0274
Overview

This collection includes documents and photographs from Rodmond Rentfro’s World War II stateside military service. The documents include paperwork surrounding Rentfro’s honorable discharge from the Army and his separation qualification record. There are four photographs: two are military group portraits, one depicts the soldiers working in a pressroom, and the final is a large unidentified group of civilians, likely Rentfro’s family.

Dates: 1944-1949

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

Ron L. Gill Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2579
Abstract

This collection consists of one 49-page illustrated manuscript, one 3.5 inch floppy disk, and three cassette tapes documenting Ron L. Gill's experiences in World War II.

Dates: undated

Ronald H. Veltman Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0315
Overview

A single portrait photograph of Ronald H. Veltman in uniform taken on November 1, 1943 while serving with the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Dates: 1943 November 1

Roslyn Balcombe Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0116
Abstract

This collection includes Roslyn Balcombe's 58-page handwritten memoir about her World War II experiences.

Dates: 1995 March 22

Ross D. Netherton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2108
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of books from the late Helen Bullard Krechniak's library. Most of these works discuss art and Asian travel. The collection also houses two newspapers contributed by Ross Netherton: a Washington Post covering the capture of Saddam Hussein in December 2003, and a Stars and Stripes insert advertising a national World War II reunion in 2004.

Dates: 1957-1986, 2003-2004

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 Anderson Reeve Biography

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2815
Abstract

Ruth Anderson Reeve enlisted in the army in 1944. After bootcamp she was assigned to work as a cryptographer in the code room at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. This collection consists of a short biography - 2.5 pages - written by Ms. Reeve for her grandchildren.

Dates: 1944-1946

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

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 306
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World War, 1939-1945. 101
United States. Army. 93
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 72
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 53
United States. Navy. 50
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 47
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 36
United States. Army Air Forces. 34
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
United States. Air Force. 23
United States. Marine Corps. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 18
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 16
United States. Army. Air Corps. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 13
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 8
Rationing -- United States -- History. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 7
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Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 6
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage. 5
Oral history -- United States. 4
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 -- Medical care -- Great Britain. 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. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve. 2
United States. Navy -- Women. 2
Veterans -- United States -- Interviews. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 2
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American Red Cross 2