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Prisoners of war -- United States.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Roessel/German POW Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2702
Abstract This collection consists of a letter from Alfred Roessel, a German POW being held in Camp Crossville, Tenn., to his wife, Irmgard Roessel, in Leipzig, Germany. It discusses the weather in Crossville, the camp's scenery, and various of Roessel's activities. It also lets Irmgard know that her "lovely photograph" arrived safely, and conveys greetings to his family. The letter is written on aerogram stationary labelled in English, German, Italian, and Japanese and bears a U. S. Censor's...
Dates: 1944

Crossville POW Camp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2561
Abstract

The Crossville P. O. W Camp Collection, 1942-1981 consists primarily of newspaper clippings and copies of photographs. Also included in the collection is a history of the Camp property and correspondence and a memoir compiled by a former camp guard.

Dates: 1942-1981

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

Robert Asquith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0108
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of "Liberation," dictating Robert Asquith's time as a prisoner of war during World War II and his liberation. It also contains one copy of a First Lutheran Church (Knoxville, Tenn.) service bulletin with names and addresses of church members serving during World War II and a section for letters from soldiers, including a letter from Asquith.

Dates: undated

Wiley O. Woods, Jr. and Edward W. Weiss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2557
Abstract

This collection contains research collected by Wiley O. Woods, Jr. and Ed Weiss. It concerns the detachment of Air Force men who were sent to San Jose, Mindoro, Philippine Islands during the early days of World War II, and who spent 37 months in a Prisoner of War camp (Tan Toey) on the island of Ambon.

Dates: 1984-2002 (bulk 2000-2002)