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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

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 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

Sam Balloff Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2695
Abstract

Collection consists of a 114-page bound interview from Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History at the University of Tennessee. Balloff discusses his experieces as a young Jewish boy growing up in the South and as a soldier during World War II. During the war, he was assigned odd jobs, including grave registration and truck driving.

Dates: 2004

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

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

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United States. Army. 67
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 61
World War, 1939-1945. 51
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 43
United States. Navy. 33
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 28
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 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 10
United States. Army. Air Corps. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 6
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 -- 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 -- Casualties -- United States. 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 282
German 1
Japanese 1