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Jesse W. Townsend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0020
Abstract

This collection consists of Jessie Townsend’s military record -- including assignments, executive orders, training requests and clearances -- and his aeronautical manuals and class notes from his service in the United States Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1942-1945

Jimmy Gentry Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2608
Abstract

The Jimmy Gentry Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Jimmy Gentry by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Kelly Hammond of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2000

Joachim Belli Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0119
Abstract

This collection features pamphlets in German from World War II.

Dates: 1942-1943, undated

Joe A. Armenta Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2576
Abstract

This collection consists of one bound memoir, Sooner, written by Joe A. Armenta documenting life aboard the USS Mustin (DD413) during its service in the Pacific Theater in the Second World War.

Dates: undated

John A. Grove Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0304
Overview

This collection documents John A. Grove's military service in World War II. Included are telegrams, a handwritten letter with a photograph, a church service pamphlet, and two newspaper clippings related to Grove and his time serving in the war from 1943-1944.

Dates: 1943 December-1944 November

John A. Hansen Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0031
Abstract

Covering the years 1936-1946 and, chiefly, the European Theater, this World War II collection contains a diversity of maps, photographs, press clippings, newspapers, correspondence, and realia from the personal collection of John Anders Hansen, WWII veteran and former professor of English at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1916-1947, 1970

John B. Phelps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0178
Abstract

The transcript of an oral history interview with World War II veteran John B. Phelps along with a copy of Pictorial History of the 65th Infantry Division and several newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1944-1984

John C. Messamore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0039
Abstract

This collection consists of a service memory book presented to John C. Messamore by his mother. In addition to basic identification information - such as Messamore's service branch, home address, and religion - the book also contains a list of important dates to remember, mailing addresses for friends and family, as well as brief narrative "snapshots." Also included are two photographs of a young woman.

Dates: 1942 March 10-1945 October 20

John C. Taylor Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0346
Overview

This collection consists of John C. Taylor's typescript memoir, "To Be a P.F.C." At approximately 100 pages, the memoir details Taylor's experiences during World War II serving with the 227th Field Artillery Battalion, 29th Division. Included are Taylor's remembrances of training in Hawaii, particularly during the Japanese attack in 1941, and later serving abroad in France.

Dates: 1980

John Charlton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0353
Overview

This collection contains material related to John Charlton’s World War II military service as a pilot with the 782nd Bomb Squadron. Included are typed remembrances and correspondence of Charlton’s, military documents from his service, and a copy of "Crew 13, 782nd Bomb Squadron, 465th Bomb Group, Italy 1944-45."

Dates: 1945, 1997-1998

John Crowe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0179
Abstract

This collection features John Crowe's personal narrative, "Days in the Wild Blue Yonder," written about his service in the European Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1988

John E. Kesterson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2635
Abstract

The John E. Kesterson Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with John E. Kesterson by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Lindsey Waller of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods. Kesterson shares the experience of surgery on the war front.

Dates: 2001

John E. Lane WWII Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0035
Abstract

This collection consists of John E. Lane's short memoir about his experiences as a private in the United States Marine Corps beginning in June of 1944.

Dates: 1985 May 29-1986 February 14, undated

John E. Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0034
Abstract

This collection contains letters and ephemera from John E. Williams, an administrative assistant posted all over Europe during World War II from 1943 to 1946. It also contains material from Williams' time in basic training at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, along with biographical documents from 1985.

Dates: 1941-1946, 1985

John Flynn Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3207
Abstract

These letters were written between John Flynn and his wife, Helen, while John was fighting in Germany during World War II and Helen was home with the children in Medford, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1945 February 15-1945 August 29

John H. Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0111
Abstract

This collection includes two maps of the China-Burma-India theater, headquarters documents, membership records of John H. Allen, a World War II soldier. Also included is Allen's journal of places and connected events and an interview transcript of Allen detailing his time serving in WWII.

Dates: 1941-1946, 1980, 1993, undated

John H. Lawrence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0099
Abstract

This collection features documents about John H. Lawrence and his fellow crew members of the 36th Tank Battalion in the 8th Armored Division.

Dates: 1943, 1975-1977, 1982-1987, undated

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

John Karoly Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0279
Overview This collection consists of photographs, patches, letters, newspaper articles, and publications related to John (Gus) Karoly, a member of the Army Air Corps during World War II.The letters are written to Karoly during and after his time in the war. One publication, "Second Air Division Memorial, 8th U.S.A.A.F." (1963), contains information concerning the library memorial that Karoly was involved with establishing in Norwich, England. The other publication "Target: Germany"...
Dates: 1942 December 31-1971 July 29

John Lee Swanson World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2580
Abstract

This collection consists of three items demonstrating the impact of World War II on Middle Tennessee.

Dates: 2001

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 308
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 114
World War, 1939-1945. 101
United States. Army. 93
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 75
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 72
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 54
United States. Navy. 50
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 47
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 36
United States. Army Air Forces. 34
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
United States. Air Force. 23
United States. Marine Corps. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 18
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 17
United States. Army. Air Corps. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 8
Rationing -- United States -- History. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 7
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 6
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 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
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Great Britain. 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. Naval Reserve. Women's Reserve. 2
United States. Navy -- Women. 2
Veterans -- United States -- Interviews. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States. 2
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Language
English 533
German 2
Japanese 1
 
Names
American Red Cross 3