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Sidney Bishop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2610
Abstract

The Sidney Bishop Collection, 1999-2003, contains reunion information on the 8th Armored Division that served during World War II. The collection includes a directory, as well as a history of the division.

Dates: 1999-2003

Simpson Linke Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1982
Abstract

In this four-page memoir, Simpson Linke provides a brief description of his life after World War II. He discusses his journey home from South Korea, his discharge from the Navy, studying Engineering at Cornell, and buying a new home with assistance from the GI Bill.

Dates: 2006 November 24

Stanley Duhan Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2889
Abstract

This collection houses the transcript of Stanley Duhan's oral history. In this interview, Duhan recollects aspects of his life, including time in the Navy and Air Force Reserves during World War II and the Korean War and his time working on the Titan and Atlas Missile projects.

Dates: 2002 March 14, 2002 April 11

Stanley Sommers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0139
Abstract

This collection includes one copy of The Japanese Story, research and recollections of Stanley Sommers' World War II experiences as a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1980 July

“Stateside: A Time Capsule from World War II” by Robert Bracken

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0263
Overview

This collection is a typewritten memoir by Robert Bracken detailing his experiences serving stateside with the Third Service Command during World War II. The memoir is 95 pages and though it was printed and completed in 1991, the text is based off of Bracken’s original manuscript written just after the war in 1946.

Dates: 1991

Sterling Blankenship Account of South Pacific Submarine Activities

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0203
Overview

Typescript of an article documenting Sterling Blankenship's account of his submarine activities during World War II in the South Pacific.

Dates: 1943

Thomas A. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0147
Abstract

This collection contains a 1945 Memorial Day services pamphlet, Forty Fifth Infantry Division, a Forty Fifth Infantry Division patch, and The Story of the 180th Infantry Regiment.

Dates: 1945-1947, undated

Thomas E. Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0008
Abstract

This collection consists of Thomas E. Miller's memoir titled "A Story for My Grandchildren." The memoir provides several details about his experiences as a child in Grand Rapids, Michigan as well his experience in the Army Air Corps during World War II. Also included in the memoir are post-war stories of what his life was like after the war.

Dates: 1993 December 18

Thomas N. Parlon Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2645
Abstract

This collection consists of an April 27, 2000 interview with Thomas N. Parlon for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Parlon discusses his participation in the National Guard and his service in the Pacific.

Dates: 2000

Thurman E. Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0332
Overview

This collection contains military documents, naval photos, correspondence, and more regarding Thurman E. Johnson's World War II military service. Included is “One Person's Experience in the Pacific Theater of Operations,” a four-page typed account of Johnson’s experiences during the war. Among the correspondence are excerpts printed from letters Johnson wrote in 1945 and copies of Johnson’s many return addresses during the war.

Dates: 1943-1945

Turner E. Kirkland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0193
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence of World War II veteran Turner E. Kirkland writing about his experiences in the Pacific Theater of war.

Dates: 1945-1987

United States Marine Corps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0046
Abstract

This collection contains material from World War II: A Germany Basic Handbook and a weekly digest of civil affairs in occupied territories.

Dates: 1944, 1948 May 27

UT General Alumni Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0258
Overview

This collection contains items gathered by or sent to the UT General Alumni Association during and after World War II regarding University of Tennessee alumni participation in the war. Material includes photographs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, correspondence and more documenting several individuals.

Dates: 1943-1950, 1984

Victor E. Wade Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0317
Overview

This collection documents Victor E. Wade's World War II military service including a typed memoir, infantry newsletters, and military booklets.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1989

Virgil R. Embry Diary

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0324
Overview

This collection contains the diary of Virgil R. Embry which details his experiences abroad in the European Theater of World War II. The diary is an eighteen-page typescript that covers his time of military service between April 1943 and October 1945. Embry also lists his stations including those stateside and in North Africa and Italy.

Dates: 1943 April 27-1945 October 7

W. E. (Bill) Warde Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0028
Abstract

This collection contains W. E. (Bill) Warde's updated version of his memoir My Military Service which covers the time on the front lines in the European Theater (1944-1946). He recounts his experiences in various battles and gives details about the movements of his unit and what he describes as the "worst night of his life," when some of his fellow soldiers were captured and killed in Germany.

Dates: 1999 July 19

W. Ralph Lufkin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0104
Abstract

This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and other documents on Wendell Ralph Lufkin's World War II experience in the European theatre.

Dates: 1941-1942, 1945, 1949, 1987, undated

Wallace McGee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0159
Abstract

Wallace McGee's collection feature multiple comics and news articles from World War II. Also included are cards sent to McGee during his service and illustrated postcards of life in the service.

Dates: 1941-1945

Walter C. Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0146
Abstract

This collection features a birth announcement created by Walter C. Johnson to announce the arrival of his daughter while he served in World War II.

Dates: 1945 August 15

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United States. Army. 67
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 66
World War, 1939-1945. 51
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 48
United States. Navy. 34
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 31
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 26
United States. Army Air Forces. 23
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 23
United States. Air Force. 21
United States. Marine Corps. 20
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 10
United States. Army. Air Corps. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 5
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 4
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 4
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. Division, 80th. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 3
Correspondence. 2
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 2
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953. 2
Prisoners of war 2
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 2
United States. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th. 2
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 2
V-mail. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 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
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 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
Camp Crowder (Mo.) 1
Cerignola (Italy). 1
Dollmakers -- United States. 1
Ecuador -- Aerial photographs. 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
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
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Language
English 297
German 1
Japanese 1