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Gordon Strevel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0074
Abstract

This collection consists of two copies of the Sawbuck Gazette, dated January 24 and July 15, 1995. Also included is a registry of enlisted men's names and their addresses throughout the United States dated 1955.

Dates: 1955, 1995

Gus W. Dyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0173
Abstract

This collection contains Gus W. Dyer’s memoirs, essays, diary entries, and correspondence from his time serving in World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1985

H. P. Griffith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0230
Overview

This collection, created by World War II veteran H. P. Griffith, contains a single copy of the newspaper Stars and Stripes, Pacific edition, from October 3, 1945, as well as military and Japanese currency.

Dates: 1945 October 3

Harold B. Murray Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0005
Abstract

This collection consists of Harold Murray's personal correspondence, photographs, and military records from his service in World War II, as well as an extensive collection of newsletters about the United States Army Air Force.

Dates: 1942 October-2000 June, undated; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1944

Harold S. Fink Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0071
Abstract

This collection contains material regarding the military career of Harold S. Fink, a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve who served during World War II.

Dates: 1930-1981, undated

Harry H. Mittenthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0153
Abstract

This collection includes a typed copy of Statement of Capt. Harry H. Mittenthal which details Mittenthal's experience as a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II from 1942 to 1945.

Dates: 1942-1945

Harry Leake Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0189
Abstract

This collection contains papers, correspondence, and a personal narrative related to World War II veteran Harry Leake’s experience in the European Theater of war with the Fifth Army.

Dates: 1944, 1987

Harry S. Arnold Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0032
Abstract

This collection consists of Harry S. Arnold's personal memoir of the actions and men of Easy Company, 393 Infantry. Arnold served in the United States Army Reserve during World War II and throughout this memoir, he reflects on the men who served in battles with him and those who contributed their memories to the story. He describes missions he was appointed in England, France, and Belgium and stories of the soldiers he served with in World War II.

Dates: circa 1985

Henri B. Atkins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0113
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of Henri B. Atkins' "Recollections of WWII," a typed memoir detailing his experiences during his World War II service.

Dates: 1994

Henry Kent Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1983
Abstract

This memoir (richly illustrated with copies of original photographs) documents Henry Kent's service as a pilot in North Africa and Italy during World War II. Kent discusses such subjects as the planes in use during World War II, the day-to-day operations of his unit, and the activities of his various friends while capturing the hardship, fear, and humor of the situation.

Dates: 1943-1945

Henry W. Kent Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3131
Abstract

This collection houses a copy (on CD) of Henry W. Kent's memoirs documenting his experience with the 86th Fighter Squadron (then assigned to the 79th Fighter Group) in North Africa during World War II. It contains detailed descriptions and photographs (many in color) of their service.

Dates: 1943

Hermon C. Sloan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2592
Abstract

This collection contains three patriotic poems by Hermon C. Sloan, a World War II veteran, and a biographical statement.

Dates: undated

Hill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0029
Abstract

Included is the correspondence from Robert H. Foster to his grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Hill), mother (Ida Louise Hill ), sister (Dorothy Hill), and aunt (Mrs. Hollis Nunley) during his time served in WWII. Also included is a letter from Jean Brasfield to Mrs. Hill.

Dates: 1943 April 28-1944 December 1

Hogins Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0016
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, press clippings, recollections, and ephemera collected by Evelyn Hogins concerning World War II. It also includes material concerning Evelyn's mother, Annie Hogins, and Evelyn's brothers: Clifford, Lawrence "Buster", and Marshall Hogins. The brothers all served in the U.S. military. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of photocopies.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1966, 1984-1991

Horace L. Simpson, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0030
Abstract This collection includes records from Simpson's service in the US Army and memorabilia from his time in Europe. Records include a promotion and his separation qualification record. Other documents of interest include newsletters from the Finance Replacement Training Center and the USS Gustavus, a substantial training guide from Fort Benjamin Harrison, and paperwork for his leave to Switzerland. Memorabilia includes helpful information for soldiers visiting Europe as well as general travel...
Dates: 1942 June 1-1945 December 23, undated

Howard Eisenacher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0050
Abstract

This collection includes several photos of Howard L. Eisenacher and the E-C-7 1st Marine Division on location in New Guinea circa November 1943. Also included is a letter recounting Eisenacher's experiences to Dr. Charles Johnson from 1997.

Dates: 1943 November, 1997 March 7

Ira H. Hayes Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0052
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of Ira Hayes' handwritten manuscript documenting his World War II experiences, particularly the assault on Iwo Jima. In addition to describing intelligence and combat preparation for the operation, Hayes also includes the anecdotes and personal stories of his peers during the campaign. The document includes several inserts written by other soldiers as well as transcribed letters.

Dates: undated

J. C. Scarbrough Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0078
Abstract

This collection consists of two newspaper clippings from 1995 featuring World War II veteran J. C. Scarbrough as well as a typewritten narrative called Thoughts About D-Day by Scarbrough.

Dates: 1995, undated

J. D. Culberson Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0225
Overview

A collection of approximately 55 photographs from World War II veteran J. D. Culberson that depict areas and peoples in the Pacific Theater, such as Guadalcanal and the Russell Islands, from 1943-1944.

Dates: 1943-1944

J. Harold Harveston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0063
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence between J. Harold Harveston, a radioman in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and his parents. It also contains an undated newspaper clipping regarding Harveston from the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Dates: 1938 February 12; 1939 November 28; undated

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United States. Army. 65
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 57
World War, 1939-1945. 49
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 38
United States. Navy. 29
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 27
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 23
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 23
United States. Army Air Forces. 22
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 -- Prisoners and prisons. 10
United States. Army. Air Corps. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 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 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 5
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 4
Correspondence. 3
Oral history -- United States. 3
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 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 -- Aerial operations, American. 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
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 3
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. 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
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
Ecuador. 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
Letters. 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
Nuclear facilities -- United States. 1
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) 1
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Language
English 258
German 1
Japanese 1