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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

Herman E. and Havens T. Spivey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0519
Abstract This collection houses speeches, class notes, Sunday School notes, personal correspondence, World War II naval orders, photographs, invitations, reception programs, and several scrapbooks documenting the life and work of Dr. Herman Spivey and his wife, Havens (Taylor) Spivey. It also contains materials showing Spivey's international travels, including temporary driver's licenses issued in Great Britain and Europe, a vaccination card, and an Occupational Force Travel Permit printed in...
Dates: 1933-1991

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

Hilde Hoffman's Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2617
Abstract

Hilde Hoffman's Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow is the story of a young girl born and raised in Germany during Hitler's regime. Medi, the main character, was a Jew, and her story describes the hardships and fear of living in Nazi Germany. Medi's story gives today's historians a glimpse into the life of a German Jew at a time when being such meant harsh treatment and almost certain death.

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

Hilston Kilcollins Awards for Valor

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2985
Abstract

This collection houses photocopies of official documents and newspaper clippings showing the numerous awards and honors that Lieutenant Hilston Kilcollins earned for his bravery under fire during World War II.

Dates: 1939 June 1-1943 September 25

Historical and Pictorial Review, 117th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division, Army of the United States: Fort Jackson, South Carolina

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3128
Abstract

This collection contains a copy of Historical and Pictorial Review, 30th Infantry Division, Army of the United States: Fort Jackson, South Carolina, 1941, as presented to Sgt. Bill Purdom, 117th Infantry, 30th Division. It is a yearbook for the 30th Division and the 117th Infantry, and includes historical information.

Dates: 1941

History of the Second World War Magazines

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2109
Abstract

This collection houses 84 issues of a magazine entitled History of the Second World War. This series discusses all aspects of the War in chronological order with special focus on the European Theater and Britain's contribution to the war effort. It was published in Britain in 1972 and issued weekly in the United States by publisher Marshall Cavendish from 1973 to 1974.

Dates: 1972

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 Horace Simpson Jr.'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 information for soldiers visiting Europe as well as general...
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

Howard O. Lane Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0065
Abstract

This collection consists of a folder that contains letters and a transcription of the diary belonging to Howard O. Lane, bomber in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945; 1981 March; 1984 December

Hugh H. Dossett Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0240
Overview A scrapbook compiled by Hugh H. Dossett of newspaper clippings throughout World War II. Many clippings document the military and personal activities of service members, including inductions, marriages, homecomings, and deaths, and many of these individuals are from east Tennessee or southeast Kentucky. Other clippings document national news of the war. Also included are three full issues of the following newspapers: The Advance-Sentinel (Jellico, Tenn.), June 15, 1945;...
Dates: circa 1941-1945

Hugh H. Talley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0213
Overview

These papers include photocopies of correspondence, news articles, and newsletters documenting Hugh Talley’s service with the U.S. Army, particularly during World War II.

Dates: circa 1940s-1980s

Hugo Lang World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2988
Abstract

This collection houses certificates, articles, correspondence, pamphlets, maps, and photographs documenting the history of the Jewish community in Goeppingen, Germany and Hugo Lang's service with the U. S. Army during the Second World War. Of particular interest are the items showing Lang's emigration from Germany shortly before its Jewish population was deported and murdered.

Dates: 1923-1994 (bulk 1941-1994)

Interview with Benny Powell

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0285
Overview

A single DVD containing an interview with Benny Powell, a World War II veteran who served in the Army Air Corps, on his life and experiences while serving in the military.

Dates: 1989

Interview with Lemuel Sparks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3170
Abstract

This collection consists of an interview transcription with Lemuel Sparks conducted by G. Kurt Piehler and Viviana Chapa on March 13, 2001.

Dates: 2001 March 13

Interwar Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2993
Abstract

This collection houses newspaper articles from 1938 Florida newspapers. These items document the intensification of the Nazi threat to world stability during 1938.

Dates: 1938

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 284
World War, 1939-1945. 101
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 100
United States. Army. 93
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 65
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 63
United States. Navy. 49
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 48
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 47
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 36
United States. Army Air Forces. 33
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
United States. Air Force. 23
United States. Marine Corps. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 8
Rationing -- United States -- History. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 7
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 5
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 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
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese. 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
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. Navy -- Women. 2
Veterans -- United States -- Interviews. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 2
World War, 1914-1918. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa. 2
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Language
English 495
German 2
Japanese 1
 
Names
American Red Cross 2