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Alfred Roessel/German POW Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2702
Abstract This collection consists of a letter from Alfred Roessel, a German POW being held in Camp Crossville, Tenn., to his wife, Irmgard Roessel, in Leipzig, Germany. It discusses the weather in Crossville, the camp's scenery, and various of Roessel's activities. It also lets Irmgard know that her "lovely photograph" arrived safely, and conveys greetings to his family. The letter is written on aerogram stationary labelled in English, German, Italian, and Japanese and bears a U. S. Censor's...
Dates: 1944

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

Bill Luttrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0132
Abstract

A photograph and identification tag of Bill Luttrell from his time as a prisoner of war during World War II.

Dates: circa 1945

Charles Brakebill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0067
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence regarding a World War II prisoner of war who was a member of the 106th Infantry Division in 1945. It also contains the Railsplitter newspaper from May 1945.

Dates: 1945

Clyde W. Bill Fulk World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2549
Abstract

In this memoir, entitled "Why Me?," Bill Fulk describes his experiences before, during, and after World War -- with a strong emphasis on the time he spent in German Concentration camps.

Dates: 2001

Clyde W. Bradley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0208
Overview

This collection includes the typed recollections of Clyde W. Bradley’s World War II service, including his crash landing and time as a prisoner of war in Germany.

Dates: undated

Coleman E. Baird Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1975
Abstract

This collection houses official congratulatory victory letters, translated German newspapers, secret military reports from corps artillery headquarters, German POW Interrogation reports, confidential G-2 reports, and other World War II ephemera collected by Captain Coleman E. Baird of Tennessee between 1944 and 1945.

Dates: 1944-1945

Crossville POW Camp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2561
Abstract

The Crossville P. O. W Camp Collection, 1942-1981 consists primarily of newspaper clippings and copies of photographs. Also included in the collection is a history of the Camp property and correspondence and a memoir compiled by a former camp guard.

Dates: 1942-1981

Earlene Aytes Tennessee POW Camps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0114
Abstract

This collection features resources about the Prisoner of War camps in Crossville and Tullahoma, Tennessee. Including personal narratives, documents, and later recounts and analyses, these materials present information and understanding of these two camps during WWII.

Dates: 1943-1946, 1981, 1992-1993, undated

Edgar C. Wilson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3226
Abstract

In this interview, Edgar C. Wilson discusses the end of his service in World War II and his postwar life in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 2005 September 4

Harry H. Mittenthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0153
Abstract

This collection includes a typed copy of Statement of Capt. Harry H. Mittenthal which details Mittenthal's experience as a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II from 1942 to 1945.

Dates: 1942-1945

Heini Ackermann Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2302
Abstract

Written from a WWII Prisoner of War Camp in Tennessee in 1943, this collection consists of a single letter from Obergefrieter Heini Ackermann to his wife back in Germany.

Dates: 1943 November 9

J. Harold Harveston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0063
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence between J. Harold Harveston, a radioman in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and his parents. It also contains an undated newspaper clipping regarding Harveston from the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Dates: 1938 February 12; 1939 November 28; undated

James J. Akins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0106
Abstract

Transcription of an oral history conducted with James J. Akins, who served as a pilot during World War II in the European theater. Akins was captured by German forces in 1944 and held for almost a year as a prisoner of war. During his service, he performed in several important raids on German forces. In his interview, he dictates experiences from before, during, and after the war.

Dates: 1993 September 20

Jerome Jacobs World War II Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3237
Abstract

This collection consists of Dr. Jerome Jacobs' World War II memoirs, entitled Some Came Home. The bulk of the material documents the years from 1941 to 1945. Dr. Jacobs, a fighter pilot veteran, recounts his experiences training as a pilot, his involvement in combat and in Operation Market Garden, and some of his experiences as a prisoner of war.

Dates: 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 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. 18
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United States. Army. 3
Camp Forrest (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Crossville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 2
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United States. Army. Infantry Division, 84th. 1
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