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Ed Merkel Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0024
Abstract

This autographed memoir, entitled "My Last Mission", describes Lieutenant Colonel Ed Merkel's time, May 1943 -July 1945, as a B-17 pilot and German POW during World War II.

Dates: undated

James J. Akins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0106
Abstract

Transcription of an oral history conducted with James J. Akins, who served as a pilot during World War II in the European theater. Akins was captured by German forces in 1944 and held for almost a year as a prisoner of war. During his service, he performed in several important raids on German forces. In his interview, he dictates experiences from before, during, and after the war.

Dates: 1993 September 20

John H. Moulton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0167
Abstract

This collection contains a narrative of John H. “Corky” Moulton’s experience as a prisoner of war in Germany and Austria during World War II.

Dates: 1940-1945

Prisoners of War News Articles

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0137
Abstract

Copies of the Maryville-Alcoa Times and The Tennessean with featured articles on prisoner of war camps during World War II.

Dates: 1979, 1985

Robert Asquith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0108
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of "Liberation," dictating Robert Asquith's time as a prisoner of war during World War II and his liberation. It also contains one copy of a First Lutheran Church (Knoxville, Tenn.) service bulletin with names and addresses of church members serving during World War II and a section for letters from soldiers, including a letter from Asquith.

Dates: undated

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