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74th General Hospital Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0160
Abstract

This collection features papers, correspondence, and photographs from reunions of the 74th General Hospital.

Dates: 1942-1950, 1975, 1989-2001, undated

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

306th Bomb Group Historical Association Directories

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3369
Abstract

The 306th Bombardment Group Historical Association, an organization founded to promote communication between veterans of the unit, published its first directory in April of 1984. Each of the two directories in this collection contain the names and addresses of each veteran arranged alphabetically, geographically, and by squadron.

Dates: 1984 April, 1986 June

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)

A Brief History of Marine Air Warning Squadron Eight

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0036
Abstract

This collection consists of memoir titled, A Brief History of Marine Air Warning Squadron Eight by Ed. Farmer, written in 1984. It includes a history of the Marine Air Warning Air Squadron Eight stationed in Okinawa, Japan during World War II. The booklet includes maps and personnel rosters of the various operations of MAWS-8 as they landed in Okinawa.

Dates: 1984

"A Magic Moment" by Douglas and Mildred Norman

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0154
Abstract

Written by Douglas and Mildred Norman for the 40th Anniversary of World War II, "A Magic Moment" details Tennessee Technological University's history in the world wars and its participation. The Normans describe Tennessee Tech's efforts to house and accomodate returning WWII veterans and the conditions in which the small school worked to honor their veterans.

Dates: 1985 May 10

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

Al Yeomans Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0079
Abstract

This collection includes maps of Central Europe, the Middle and Near East, Scandinavia, Austria, and Alaska as well as a regional atlas and a world map all dating from the early to mid 20th century.

Dates: 1916, 1939-1967, 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

Albert Hall Bowman Diary

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0172
Abstract

This collection contains a diary in which Albert Hall Bowman wrote his notes on his experiences during the invasion of Normandy in World War II.

Dates: 1944

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

Anonymous WWII Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0047
Abstract

This collection consists of two anonymous photographs from the United States Marine Corps during World War II, along with a index card with captions and notes.

Dates: 1944, undated

Arthur D. Lewis Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0186
Abstract

This collection contains 36 World War II photographs from Arthur D. Lewis who served in the European Theater.

Dates: circa 1945

Arthur Eugene Kiser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0075
Abstract

This collection includes a news clipping from 1995 featuring a tribute to Arthur Eugene Kiser, who was killed in action January 16, 1945. This article commemorates the 50 years that had passed since his death near Eupen, Belgium at the age of 23-years-old.

Dates: 1995

Artie E. Akers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0110
Abstract

This collection includes accounts written by Artie E. Akers documenting different stories from his time as a submarine "volunteer" during World War II.

Dates: undated

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

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  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945. X
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United States. Army. 63
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 55
World War, 1939-1945. 51
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 37
United States. Navy. 28
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 28
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 23
United States. Air Force. 21
United States. Army Air Forces. 21
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 21
United States. Marine Corps. 20
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 11
United States. Army. Air Corps. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations -- Submarine. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 4
Correspondence. 3
Oral history -- United States. 3
Photographs. 3
United States. Air Force -- History. 3
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 15th. 3
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 3
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 3
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 2
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953. 2
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 2
Prisoners of war 2
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 8th. 2
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 314th. 2
V-mail. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care -- Great Britain. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese. 2
Agricultural education. 1
Air pilots, Military -- United States. 1
Airlift, Military -- United States. 1
Anzio Beachhead, 1944. 1
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 1
Arnhem, Battle of, Arnhem, Netherlands, 1944. 1
Atomic bomb -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi. 1
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History. 1
Baptists -- Missions -- Africa. 1
Cerignola (Italy). 1
Dollmakers -- United States. 1
Ecuador -- Aerial photographs. 1
Ecuador. 1
Education, Higher -- Tennessee. 1
Enterprise (Aircraft carrier : CV-6). 1
France -- Social life and customs -- 20th century. 1
Gardening 1
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 1
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945. 1
Great Depression. 1
Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Guided missiles -- Design and construction. 1
Handicraft -- Tennessee. 1
Jefferson City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Lawyers -- Tennessee. 1
Letters. 1
Leyte Gulf, Battle of, Philippines, 1944. 1
Louisiana -- History. 1
Memphis Belle (B-17 bomber) 1
Missionaries -- Africa, Sub-Saharan. 1
Morgan County (Tenn.) 1
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945. 1
New York (N.Y.) -- Aerial views. 1
Nuclear facilities -- United States. 1
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) 1
Operation Torch, 1942. 1
Paris (France) -- History -- 1940-1944. 1
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Language
English 248
German 1
Japanese 1