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137th Armored Ordnance Maintenance Battalion Association Newsletters

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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.

306th Bomb Group Historical Association Directories

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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.

314th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division Reunion Scrapbook

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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.

314th Infantry Regiment/World War II Scrapbook

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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.

455th Bomb Group Records

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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.

74th General Hospital Collection

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Identifier: CSWS-0160
Abstract This collection features papers, correspondence, and photographs from reunions of the 74th General Hospital.

74th General Hospital Photographs

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Identifier: CSWS-0141
Abstract This collection features 18 photographs and one postcard depicting various activities of the 74th General Hospital during World War II.

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.

"A Magic Moment" by Douglas and Mildred Norman

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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.

Al Bravin Collection

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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.

Al Yeomans Map Collection

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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.

Albert F. Tramposch World War II Papers

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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.

Albert Hall Bowman Diary

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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.

Andrew McGill Papers

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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.

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.

Arthur D. Lewis Photographs

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Identifier: CSWS-0186
Abstract This collection contains 36 World War II photographs from Arthur D. Lewis who served in the European Theater.

Arthur Eugene Kiser Collection

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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.

Artie E. Akers Collection

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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.

Barwick O. Barfield Memoir

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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.

Ben Franklin Collection

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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.

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