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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 Anderson Reeve Biography

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2815
Abstract

Ruth Anderson Reeve enlisted in the army in 1944. After bootcamp she was assigned to work as a cryptographer in the code room at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C. This collection consists of a short biography - 2.5 pages - written by Ms. Reeve for her grandchildren.

Dates: 1944-1946

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

Samuel H. Waggoner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0318
Overview

This collection documents the World War II military service, and subsequent death, of Samuel H. Waggoner. Included is correspondence from Waggoner, particularly to his wife Anna, during his service as well as correspondence to Anna in the wake of Waggoner's death. The correspondence includes letters, greeting cards, postcard, and v-mail. Also included is memorabilia from Waggoner's service such as photographs, souvenir cards, booklets, and ephemeral items like patches, flags, and a hat.

Dates: 1942-1949

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

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 L. White Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0349
Overview

This collection consists of a memoir, news articles, and photographs documenting the World War II service of Stanley L. White with the 392nd Bomb Group of the Eighth Air Force. The memoir is approximately 25 typed pages and details White’s experiences in the war between 1942 and 1945. The news clippings and photos are photocopies but include White’s handwritten captions and identifications.

Dates: circa 1945, 1985

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

T. J. Easterwood Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0323
Overview

This collection contains two letters (photocopies) from T.J. Easterwood to his parents during World War II.

Dates: 1945 January 27- April 26

Ted Carlson Papers

 Collection
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

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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. 16
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 532
German 2
Japanese 1
 
Names
American Red Cross 2