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Dr. Harold Diftler Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2603
Abstract

The Dr. Harold Diftler Oral History, 2003 is a typescript from an oral history interview with Dr. Harold Diftler by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Brad Mason of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2003

Dr. Hermes Grillo Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2614
Abstract

The Dr. Hermes Grillo Oral History, 2002, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Dr. Hermes Grillo by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Crystal Dover of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods. Dr. Grillo shares the experience of surgery on the war front.

Dates: 2002

Dr. James L. Pointer Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2696
Abstract

This interview covers Pointer's boyhood on a farm in Heiskell, Tenn. (Knox County) through his experience flying as a pilot in WWII.

Dates: 2003

Dwight H. Stuckey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0310
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of correspondence between Dwight H. Stuckey and World War II fighter aces John Alden Tilley, Daniel J. Zoerb, George Carpenter, and Gil Niceley. In these letters, the pilots recount their memories of their military service. Also included are signed biographical sketches of pilots Major General Ralph Gordon Taylor, Major Robert W. Moore, and Marion Franklin Kirby.

Dates: 1996 July 30-2001 April 1

Dwight L. McReynolds Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0174
Abstract

This collection includes photographs, maps, papers, newspapers, documents, booklets, and other publications kept by Brig. General Dwight L. McReynolds during his service in World War II (European Theater) and shortly after.

Dates: 1926-1969; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Earl W. Quintrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2594
Abstract

These papers consist of two December 1944 action records for the Destroyer USS Edwards made by the ship's Commanding Officer, Earl W. Quintrell. Also included are his typed answers to a 2002 questionnaire from a researcher, and a letter to the National Archives where copies of the action reports were sent.

Dates: 1994-2002

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

Ed Merkel Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0024
Abstract

This autographed memoir, entitled "My Last Mission", describes Lieutenant Colonel Ed Merkel's time, May 1943 -July 1945, as a B-17 pilot and German POW during World War II.

Dates: undated

Ed Merkel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3220
Abstract

This memoir, entitled My Last Mission, describes Lieutenant Colonel Ed Merkel's time as a B-17 pilot and German POW during World War II.

Dates: 1943 May-1945 July

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

Edgar C. Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1969
Abstract

This collection consists of two pamphlets distributed to United States and Allied troops during World War II. The U. S. War Department distributed the first of these booklets to American troops newly arrived in England to provide them with an introduction to English culture. The second pamphlet was given to all Allied troops and highlights various aspects of Paris nightlife and tourist attractions.

Dates: 1944

Edgar Wilson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2570
Abstract

This collection houses a published history of the 80th Division detailing its training and combat experiences, several photos of a veteran's reunion, a photograph of Edgar Wilson, and correspondence documenting veterans' associations. One memoir recalls Captain Sam Williams.

Dates: 1987-1990

Edgar Wilson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2602
Abstract

The Edgar Wilson Oral History, 2003-2004, is a typescript of an oral history interview with Edgar Wilson by Dr. Kurt Piehler, Greg Kupsky, and Patrick Leverton of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on Wilson's World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2003-2004

Edgar Wilson WWII Reunion Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2670
Abstract

This collection houses Edgar Wilson's scrapbook documenting a 1992 reunion of the 2nd Battalion of the 319th Infantry (nicknamed the Wreckin' Second). The scrapbook contains primarily letters and flyers showing the planning of the event, which took place in Pigeon Forge and Knoxville on May 14, 1992, and photographs from the reunion. Also included is some information on the battalion's history.

Dates: 1992

Edward Feagins World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2634
Abstract

The Edward Feagins World War II Memoir, 1943-1946, entitled A Country Boy in World War Two chronicles Feagins's experiences in World War II. The narrative covers drafting, boot camp, war, and his return home.

Dates: 1943-1946

Edward G. Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0018
Abstract

This collection consists of 41 correspondences and commentaries by Edward G. Harris to his mother, grandmother, and grant aunt during his service in the United States Army Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1984

Edward Laughlin World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2669
Abstract

This collection consists of Edward P. Laughlin's WWII Memoir A Paratrooper's Journey, written in 1999. He describes his initial Army experiences during basic training, jump school, and demolition school. He also discusses his combat action, including his part in the Battle of the Bulge, and his role in the Berlin occupation.

Dates: 1999

Edward P. Stafford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0210
Overview

This collection consists of an invitation to the commission ceremony for the USS Abercrombie in May 1944.

Dates: 1944 May 1

Edward Williamson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2611
Abstract

The Edward Williamson Collection, 1945, consists of a book compiled by Williamson entitled Wild Tales of the Blue Yonder. The book contains stories of 21 pilots who graduated from the Army Air Corps Class of 1945-B.

Dates: 1945

Edwin Best Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0163
Abstract

This collection features military documents, photographs, maps, and memorabilia from Edwin Best's service with the 618th Ordinance Ammunition Company in the European Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1914-1955

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 250
World War, 1939-1945. 100
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 95
United States. Army. 86
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 57
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World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 50
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 45
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 42
United States. Navy. 41
United States. Army Air Forces. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 30
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 28
United States. Air Force. 24
United States. Marine Corps. 22
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee. 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 7
Rationing -- United States -- History. 6
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps. 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American. 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 5
Prisoners of war -- Germany. 5
Prisoners of war -- United States. 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 -- Press coverage. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women. 5
Oral history -- United States. 4
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps. 4
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese. 4
Correspondence. 3
Germany -- History -- 1945-1955. 3
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 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 -- 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
V-mail. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Asia. 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 -- Reconnaissance operations, American. 3
Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945. 2
Art. 2
Atomic bomb -- United States -- History. 2
Camp Forrest (Tenn.) -- History. 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. Army. Infantry Regiment, 314th. 2
United States. Navy -- Women. 2
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- Alumni and alumnae. 2
Veterans -- United States -- Interviews. 2
Veterans -- United States. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
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Language
English 448
German 2
Japanese 1
 
Names
American Red Cross 1