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Sinking of the Rohna by Don Fortune

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2643
Abstract

This collection consists of a self-published book, Sinking of the Rohna: America's Worst Troopship Loss in World War II, by Don Fortune. The HMT Rohna was sunk in the Mediterranean on November 26, 1943 after being hit by a secret missile aimed from a German bomber. 1,015 American soldiers died.

Dates: 1997

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 J. Folmsbee Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0406
Abstract These five letters were written to Dr. Stanley Folmsbee between 1942 and 1945. In 1942, Ed Glass discusses the USAF, some of his predictions for the war, and his work with the Office of Price Administration. In 1944, Theron Alexander writes two letters, one thanking Folmsbee for using his thesis (written at the University of Tennessee in 1939) and one describing his life in New Guinea. In 1945, Herbert B. Butcher writes two letters from the Philippines about his hopes for teaching at the...
Dates: 1942 December 27-1945 October 5

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

Straight and Level: The Story of the 33rd Photo Reconnaissance Squadron in World War II, by J. B. Woodson Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2559
Abstract

This book describes the World War II activities of the 33rd Photo Reconnaissance Squadron. The author, J. B. Woodson, Jr., was a Photo Lab Technician of the squadron.

Dates: 1987

Ted Carlson Papers

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Identifier: MS-2490
Abstract The Ted Carlson Papers, 1912-1969 (bulk 1932-1960), consists primarily of the incoming and outgoing correspondence of Carlson, a New York City psychiatrist who, in 1944 and 1945, worked as a laboratory engineer on the Manhattan Project. While the bulk of Carlson's outgoing correspondence is from post-World War II years, a number of the letters from mid- to late-1945 provide insight into his views on the use of atomic energy as a military weapon. Other papers, including those related to...
Dates: 1912-1969 (bulk 1932-1960)

Tennessee Soldier's World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2650
Abstract

This collection consists of a handwritten Tennessee soldier's memoir recounting his experience in the Navy during World War II. He tells of travels to Africa, Iran, Italy and Spain.

Dates: undated

“The World War II Years: The Memoirs of Jack W. Brugh”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0265
Overview

This collection is a typed memoir of Jack Brugh’s experiences during World War II, particularly as a prisoner of war in Germany. Brugh touches on his life prior to joining the military, his enlistment in 1943, basic training, and his time abroad in the European Theater of War. Brugh describes his imprisonment at Stalag IV-B during 1944-1945 following capture during the Battle of the Bulge and his subsequent escape and journey to rejoin American lines.

Dates: circa 1990

Third Army Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0762
Abstract

This collection includes photographs of the Third Army (U.S. Army) in Tennessee. Towns depicted include Shelbyville and Haley, Bedford County, Tenn. The photographs are of maneuvers, soldiers, and the Army’s camp, dated 1941.

Dates: 1941

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

Toucan Topics Newsletter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2986
Abstract

This collection consists of a newsletter titled Toucan Topics, which documents events in the world abroad and on the Allied Forces' military base in the British colony of Guiana.

Dates: 1945 August 25

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

U. S. Army Newsmap Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2567
Abstract

The Newsmap Collection, 1944, consists of several weekly publications by the United States Army. These publications contain weekly news from the World War II front, maps of maneuvers, progress, setbacks, etc., as well as countless photos. The back of each Newsmap showcases a particular area of military life.

Dates: 1944 January-1944 October

U. S. Navy Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0233
Overview This collection includes 51 photographs from the U. S. Navy between the 1920s and 1940s. Included are photographs of the construction and use of the USS Los Angeles (ZR-3) in 1925. Also included are two sets of photographs from the U. S. Navy during World War II, one labeled “Borneo and New Guinea Action” and the other labeled “Carriers in Action.” Included with the “Borneo and New Guinea Action” set is a pamphlet that includes an index of all photograph sets available...
Dates: circa 1925-1945

Ullin L. Bivens Publications

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0202
Overview

World War II-era publications belonging to veteran Ullin L. Bivens.

Dates: 1945

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 271
World War, 1939-1945. 103
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 99
United States. Army. 92
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 60
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 56
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 49
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 47
United States. Navy. 45
United States. Army Air Forces. 32
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 32
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
United States. Air Force. 23
United States. Marine Corps. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 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 -- Tennessee. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 7
Rationing -- United States -- History. 6
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage. 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 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
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 5
Oral history -- United States. 4
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 4
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 4
Prisoners of war -- United States. 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 -- Armed Forces -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 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 475
German 2
Japanese 1
 
Names
American Red Cross 2