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A Brief History of Marine Air Warning Squadron Eight

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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

Anonymous WWII Photographs

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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

Charles S. Lindsay Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0048
Abstract

This collection consists of a manuscript titled, Charles S. Lindsay, Bomb Disposal Officer Coming of Age in Okinawa by Paul N. Birdwell and Charles S. Lindsay's memoir South of Yontan Okinawa. Also included is a transcript of an interview with Charles S. Lindsay by Paul N. Birdwell.

Dates: 1976 June 11, 1985 April 2, 1987 October 29-December 7

Clifton B. Cates Military Service Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0275
Abstract

This collection consists photographs and press clippings of Clifton B. Cates. He served in both World War I and II in the United States Marine Corps. Cates was the 19th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps from 1948-1951.

Dates: 1946-1951

Donald B. Heffron Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0042
Abstract

This collection consists of a photocopy of Donald B. Heffron's handwritten, personal account of his World War II experiences as a Marine Raider. The manuscript begins with his last few years in high school and ends circa 1946. Also available is a press clipping from The Knoxville News-Sentinel, part of an advertising supplement in the September 6, 1998, issue on Townsend, TN.

Dates: 1996 June 26, 1998 September 6

Ed Shore Oral History

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Identifier: MS-3367
Abstract

G. Kurt Piehler and Shelley Stafford conducted this interview with Vietnam veteran Ed Shore in Louisville, Tennessee on April 17, 2009. In it, Shore discusses his service with the Marine Corps in Vietnam as well as his impoverished childhood in eastern Tennessee and his experiences as a student at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 2001 April 17

Francis and Pauline Gualtiere Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0043
Abstract

This collection includes personal photos of Francis and Pauline Gualtiere during their military service with the Marine Corps. Included are pictures of their wedding reception, military portraits, and friends. Also available are press clippings about their nuptials as well as a letter Sgt. Francis C. Gualtiere submitted to The Parish Monthly Calendar regarding faith during wartime.

Dates: undated

Freytag Family Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0037
Abstract

This collection gives a glimpse into the life of the Freytag family, a miltary family from Wartburg, TN. The collection includes correspondence, press clippings, photographs, and certificates regarding the Freytag children, Albert Jr., Fred, and Maxwell. Albert Jr. was enlisted in the U.S. Marines, Fred was enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and Maxwell was enlisted in the U.S. Army. All materials are photocopies, donated by the family matriarch, Ethel H. Freytag.

Dates: 1936-1944, undated

George William Wyatt Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0041
Abstract

This collection is comprised of photocopied, proof versions of George W. Wyatt's Super Breed 1, later published as Super Breed 1: A Journal of the First Marine Engineers, Pioneers, and Seabees, and Super Breed 2. While Super Breed 1 documents several campaigns of the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, a significant portion of the book focuses on Wyatt's personal experiences in the Guadalcanal Campaign. Super Breed 2 is made up almost entirely of captioned photographs.

Dates: undated

Howard Eisenacher Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0050
Abstract

This collection includes several photos of Howard L. Eisenacher and the E-C-7 1st Marine Division on location in New Guinea circa November 1943. Also included is a letter recounting Eisenacher's experiences to Dr. Charles Johnson from 1997.

Dates: 1943 November, 1997 March 7

Ira H. Hayes Memoir

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Identifier: CSWS-0052
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of Ira Hayes' handwritten manuscript documenting his World War II experiences, particularly the assault on Iwo Jima. In addition to describing intelligence and combat preparation for the operation, Hayes also includes the anecdotes and personal stories of his peers during the campaign. The document includes several inserts written by other soldiers as well as transcribed letters.

Dates: undated

Jack H. McCall Jr. Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0053
Abstract This collection consists of two versions of a biography of Jack H. McCall, Sr. written by his son, Jack H. 'Nick' McCall, Jr.: My Father’s War: Reminiscences of the Life of a Williamson County Marine in World War II and Pogiebait's War: The Life of a Tennessee Marine in World War II. One draft was completed shortly after McCall Sr.'s Death, and the second is an expanded version completed a year later. The manuscripts primarily deal with McCall Sr.'s time in the Marine Corps during World...
Dates: 1998, undated

John C. Messamore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0039
Abstract

This collection consists of a service memory book presented to John C. Messamore by his mother. In addition to basic identification information - such as Messamore's service branch, home address, and religion - the book also contains a list of important dates to remember, mailing addresses for friends and family, as well as brief narrative "snapshots." Also included are two photographs of a young woman.

Dates: 1942 March 10-1945 October 20

John E. Lane WWII Memoir

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Identifier: CSWS-0035
Abstract

This collection consists of John E. Lane's short memoir about his experiences as a private in the United States Marine Corps beginning in June of 1944.

Dates: 1985 May 29-1986 February 14, undated

Leslie C. Schneider Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0054
Abstract

This collection contains assorted letters and material from U.S. Marine Leslie Schneider's service during World War II along with various memoribilia and newspaper clippings. A compact disc with digital scans of military newspapers is also included.

Dates: 1943-1985

Major Lawrence S. Barker, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0044
Abstract

This collection houses military records documenting Major Lawrence S. Barker's service in the United States Marine Corps (1942-1946) and United States Marine Corps Reserves (1946-1964). The collection also includes military publications, photographs, postcards, correspondence, and ephemera from the World War II era.

Dates: 1942-1994

Moss C. Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0049
Abstract

The Moss C. Brown Papers collection consists of four photographs of an unknown unit. It also includes an order to report for induction, a brief description of ships Moss Brown boarded during his enlistment in World War II along with dates, and an insurance document from the Ninth Marine Reserve District. Also available are press clippings.

Dates: 1943 July 1-1945 May 1, undated

Paul C.Trammell Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0038
Abstract

This collection consists of Paul C. Trammell’s detailed memoir about his experiences in the United States Marine Corps beginning in 1940.

Dates: undated

Philip and Alma Oliver Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0045
Abstract

The Philip and Alma Oliver WWII Papers contain materials from Master Technical Sergeant Philip M. Oliver's service with Marine Air Group 25 and the South Pacific Combat Air Transport Command in the Pacific theater during World War II. It also contains materials from MAG-25 and SCAT reunions.

Dates: 1939 June-1998 November

United States Marine Corps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0046
Abstract

This collection contains material from World War II: A Germany Basic Handbook and a weekly digest of civil affairs in occupied territories.

Dates: 1944, 1948 May 27