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10th Infantry, 5th Division Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2305
Abstract

This photograph, taken in 1941 in Wartrace, Tennessee, depicts the 10th Infantry, 5th Division training.

Dates: 1941

74th General Hospital Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0141
Abstract

This collection features 18 photographs and one postcard depicting various activities of the 74th General Hospital during World War II.

Dates: 1994, 1998, undated

137th Armored Ordnance Maintenance Battalion Association Newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0076
Abstract

This collection houses four issues of the Shell And Flames, a quarterly newsletter distributed to members of the 137th Armored Ordnance Maintenance Battalion Association.

Dates: 1984-1985

314th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division Reunion Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0027
Abstract

This collection consists of a scrapbook that was compiled for the 58th reunion of the 79th Infantry Division in September 2004. The scrapbook is titled 314th Infantry Regiment and 79th Reconnaissance Troop (Mechanized), The Cross of Lorraine Division, 79th Infantry Division. An unattached article Withdrawal in Alsace is also included.

Dates: 2004 September 24-26, undated

314th Infantry Regiment/World War II Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2597
Abstract

This collection consists of a scrapbook that was compiled for the 58th reunion of the 79th Infantry Division in September 2004. The scrapbook is titled 314th Infantry Regiment and 79th Reconnaissance Troop (Mechanized), The Cross of Lorraine Division, 79th Infantry Division. An unattached article Withdrawal in Alsace is also included.

Dates: 2004

455th Bomb Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3205
Abstract

This collection houses a compilation of papers documenting the 455th Bomb Group including military orders, photographs, and material showing the conception of the 455th Bomb Group Association. These papers provide a wealth of information about the strategic nature of the air war in Europe, the quality of life for pilots and crew members in combat, and the camaraderie of squads following the end of the war.

Dates: 1941-2006 (bulk 1989-2000)

525th Tactical Fighter Squadron Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3044
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to the 525th Tactical Fighter Squadron during World War II in the 1940s, including publications, histories, photographs, the diaries of S/Sgt. Virgil R. Embry and James L. Griswold, and the personal papers of First Lt. Jack Thornton.

Dates: circa 1940-circa 1949, 1992

A Short Guide to Great Britain

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0131
Abstract

This collection features a single copy of A Short Guide to Great Britain, a booklet printed for U.S. military personnel.

Dates: circa 1945

Al Bravin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0094
Abstract

This collection includes various letters written to and by Al Bravin, a Mess Sergeant in the 3rd Division of the 47th Infantry, during World War II as well as news clippings featuring articles about his division's service.

Dates: 1941-1944, 1961-1963, 1981-1983, undated

Albert F. Tramposch World War II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0015
Abstract

This collection is that of Albert F. Tramposch, Staff Sergeant of the 529th Fighter Squadron stationed in China during World War Two. The years spanning this collection are from 1942 to 1946 and contain diaries, photographs, memorabilia, pamphlets and booklets, publications, maps and personal military files.

Dates: 1942 - 1946

Andrew McGill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0070
Abstract

This collection contains documents pertaining to Andrew E. McGill, Private First Class in the U.S. Army during World War II until being officially and honorably discharged in 1945.

Dates: 1942, 1945, undated

Army Engineers World War II Art

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2120
Abstract

The collection contains drawings of World War II Army Engineer structures and soldiers.

Dates: undated

Arthur B. Cox Jr.’s “Escape through Enemy Territory”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0236
Overview

This collection includes one photocopy of Arthur B. Cox Jr.’s autobiography, “Escape through Enemy Territory.” The story details Cox’s service with the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II in the European Theater, including his experience of being shot down over France, spending time with a French family before escaping to Spain, and spending a month in a Spanish prison before being rescued.

Dates: 1988

Barwick O. Barfield Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0117
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of Days Not Forgotten, a memoir of Barwick O. Barfield's World War II experiences as a navigator with the Army Air Forces in the European theater and a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1993

Ben Franklin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0165
Abstract

This collection includes publications kept by Ben Franklin about the Fifteenth Air Force (established in 1943 during WWII). The first publication documents the first 40 years of Fifteenth Air Force 1943-1983, the second and third publications are Fifteenth Air Force “Sorties” from 1989.

Dates: 1943-1989

Ben Franklin Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3186
Abstract

This collection consists of three interview transcriptions with Ben Franklin on from 2004-2005 by G. Kurt Piehler, John B. Romeiser, and Braum Lincoln Denton. In the interviews, Franklin details his childhood in Knoxville, TN and his service in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: 2004 October 20-2005 March 10

Birch Park Henderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0188
Abstract

This collection contains documents and a taped interview related to World War II veteran Birch Park Henderson’s experience in the European Theater of war.

Dates: 1940-1945, 1981-1986

Boyd Porter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0090
Abstract

This collection contains military documents and photographs from Boyd Porter who was deployed in the European Theater during World War II with the 253rd Armored Field Artillery.

Dates: 1942-1945

Buford Harper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0182
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to U.S. Army veteran Buford Harper’s experiences in World War II in the European Theater. Included are photostats of articles, correspondence, club membership cards, snapshots, and postcards.

Dates: 1942-1945

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 112
United States. Army. 86
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 37
World War, 1939-1945. 31
United States. Army Air Forces. 30
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 28
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 20
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 19
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 5
United States. Air Force. 4
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps. 4
United States. Navy. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 4
Correspondence. 3
Oral history -- United States. 3
United States. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc. 3
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 15th. 3
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 3
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 3
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 30th -- History. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 3
Humboldt (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Parachute troops -- United States. 2
Prisoners of war -- United States. 2
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 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. Army. Infantry Regiment, 314th. 2
United States. Marine Corps. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering and construction. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Press coverage. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 2
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 1
Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944. 1
Art. 1
Atomic bomb -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi. 1
Bedford County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Cerignola (Italy). 1
Drawing. 1
Ecuador -- Aerial photographs. 1
Ecuador. 1
Engineering drawings. 1
Fort Jackson (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century. 1
France -- Social life and customs -- 20th century. 1
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 1
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945. 1
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 1
Jefferson City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Participation, American. 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 1
Letters. 1
Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944. 1
Lithograph. 1
Military engineers. 1
Military training camps -- Tennessee. 1
Morgan County (Tenn.) 1
Mortain, Battle of, Mortain, France, 1944. 1
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) 1
Painting. 1
Paris (France) -- History -- 1940-1944. 1
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 1
Photographs. 1
Prisoners of war 1
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 1
Scrapbooks. 1
Shelbyville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Soil surveys -- Japan. 1
Soldiers -- Education, Non-military -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. 1
Stalag Luft III. 1
United States. Army -- Airborne troops. 1
United States. Army -- Parachute troops -- History -- World War, 1939-1945. 1
United States. Army -- Parachute troops. 1
United States. Army Air Forces -- Airmen -- Biography. 1
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Transport Command. 1
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