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Buck Donaldson Memoir

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Identifier: MS-1978
Abstract In this memoir, Buck Donaldson recounts his childhood in rural Louisiana and his service in the U. S. Navy during World War II.

Buck Donaldson Oral History

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Identifier: MS-3265
Abstract This collection consists of a transcript of an interview with Buck Donaldson by Kurt Piehler and Tiffany Davis conducted on October 21, 2002 in Knoxville, Tennessee as part of the Veteran's Oral History Project. In the interview, Donaldson speaks about his childhood in the Depression, his experiences in the Navy during World War II, and his postwar life as a missionary in Africa.

Charles Bray Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0150
Abstract This collection features photographs, news articles, book excerpts, and other papers from Charles Bray's military service during World War II and his time living in Vietnam while working with the Central Intelligence Agency.

David F. Ross Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0081
Abstract This collection features various military documents, photographs, and books from David F. Ross, a Lieutenant in the 5th Air Force deployed in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

David L. Dungan Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0059
Abstract This collection contains the publication entitled Victory On The March: A Pictorial Record of the First Year of the War of Greater East Asia which documents the early part of World War II in Asia.

Erastus Edward Strobino Journal

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Identifier: MS-3572
Abstract Major Erastus Edward Strobino, M.D. kept a travelogue/nature journal while serving with the Americal Division (23rd Infantry Division) at the 109th Station Hospital in New Caledonia from 1942 to 1943. In the journal, he describes the native flora and fauna on the island, and writes about the indigenous diseases and medicine, constellations, and other scientific and nature-related topics.

Foster Arnett Oral History

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Identifier: MS-3246
Abstract This collection houses a typescript of an oral history interview conducted with Foster Arnett by G. Kurt Piehler and Johnny Goins for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview documents Arnett's childhood in East Tennessee, his experiences in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and his postwar legal practice.

Frank Baghetti Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0115
Abstract This collection includes a copy of World War II soldier Frank Baghetti's memoir, "As I Witnessed World War II," along with aa photograph of Baghetti's plane, "Hubba Hubba."

Frank Kersnowski Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0072
Abstract This collection consists of materials regarding Lt. Frank L. Kersnowski, a staff sergeant at a hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii during World War II.

Fred V. Brown Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0190
Abstract This collection contains copies of photographs, copies of newspaper articles, and documents related to World War II veteran Fred V. Brown’s experience in the Pacific Theater of war.

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.

Gus W. Dyer Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0173
Abstract This collection contains Gus W. Dyer’s memoirs, essays, diary entries, and correspondence from his time serving in World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Harold S. Fink Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0071
Abstract This collection contains material regarding the military career of Harold S. Fink, a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve who served during World War II.

Harry A. Waddington Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0084
Abstract This collection of correspondence, photographs, and currency documents part of Harry A. Waddington's service in the Third Infantry Division of the Seventh Army Front in both the European and Pacific fronts during World War II.

Harry H. Mittenthal Collection

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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.

Hogins Family Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0016
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, press clippings, recollections, and ephemera collected by Evelyn Hogins concerning World War II. It also includes material concerning Evelyn's mother, Annie Hogins, and Evelyn's brothers: Clifford, Lawrence "Buster", and Marshall Hogins. The brothers all served in the U.S. military. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of photocopies.

Howard O. Lane Papers

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Identifier: CSWS-0065
Abstract This collection consists of a folder that contains letters and a transcription of the diary belonging to Howard O. Lane, bomber in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.

J. Harold Harveston Papers

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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.

Jack H. McCall, Sr. Biography

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Identifier: MS-2582
Abstract This collection consists of a biography of Jack H. McCall Sr. entitled Pogiebait's War: The Life of a Tennessee Marine in World War II written by his son, Jack H. Nick McCall Jr. It deals primarily with McCall Sr.'s time in the Marine Corps during World War II.

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