World War, 1939-1945.
Found in 97 Collections and/or Records:
This collection features papers, correspondence, and photographs from reunions of the 74th General Hospital.
This collection contains materials relating to the 525th Tactical Fighter Squadron during World War II in the 1940s, including publications, histories, photographs, the diaries of S/Sgt. Virgil R. Embry and James L. Griswold, and the personal papers of First Lt. Jack Thornton.
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.
This collection features a single copy of A Short Guide to Great Britain, a booklet printed for U.S. military personnel.
This collection consists of research compiled by Alethea Helen Whitney on Winston Churchill. Research material includes: rough drafts for her book, press clippings, magazine and book publications.
This collection includes accounts written by Artie E. Akers documenting different stories from his time as a submarine "volunteer" during World War II.
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.
This collection consists of three interview transcriptions with Ben Franklin on from 2004-2005 by G. Kurt Piehler, John B. Romeiser, and Braum Lincoln Denton. In the interviews, Franklin details his childhood in Knoxville, TN and his service in the U.S. Army during World War II.
A photograph and identification tag of Bill Luttrell from his time as a prisoner of war during World War II.
This collection consists of 39 letters written by Carl Bretz to his parents during World War II. Bretz served in the United States Army and was stationed in the Pacific theatre during the war. His parents lived in Pennsylvania. The letters document his daily life as a soldier in World War II writing to the family back home.
This collection contains nine folders of correspondence sent to the Torreysons of Knoxville, mostly between February and April of 1942.
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.
Collection includes three declassified manuals from the National Defense Committee on chromatographic studies of smokeless gunpowders and their feasibility of use in World War II. The studies took place at the University of California Technical School and cover experiments from September 25, 1943 to November 14, 1945.
This collection features Claus Mann's brief memoir on his experience in the 35th Field Hospital serving on the North African front during World War II.
This article, written by David Dale Dickey on April 7, 1999, is an account of his paratrooper training at Fort Benning, Georgia, during the summer of 1946.
The Department of State Weekly Bulletin Collection, 1945-1946 (bulk 1945), contains issues of the Department of State's weekly bulletin. Issues include articles, addresses, statements, and other useful information for interested public groups.
This is a collection of letters, written by Don J. Rutledge between 1941-1945, from the Panama Canal, Europe, the Philippines, and Japan, during World War II.
This collection contains one copy of "My Forties," Donald L. Askerman's typed memoir of his experiences during World War II.
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.
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.