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World War, 1939-1945.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:

74th General Hospital Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0160
Abstract

This collection features papers, correspondence, and photographs from reunions of the 74th General Hospital.

Dates: 1942-1950, 1975, 1989-2001, undated

525th Tactical Fighter Squadron Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3044
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1940-circa 1949, 1992

"A Magic Moment" by Douglas and Mildred Norman

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1985 May 10

A Short Guide to Great Britain

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0131
Abstract

This collection features a single copy of A Short Guide to Great Britain, a booklet printed for U.S. military personnel.

Dates: circa 1945

Alethea Helen Whitney Collection on Winston Churchill

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3656
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1935 May 4-circa 2003

Artie E. Akers Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: undated

Barwick O. Barfield Memoir

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1993

Ben Franklin Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3186
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2004 October 20-2005 March 10

Bill Luttrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0132
Abstract

A photograph and identification tag of Bill Luttrell from his time as a prisoner of war during World War II.

Dates: circa 1945

Carl Bretz World War II Letters

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0033
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1945

Charles and Betty Torreyson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2347
Abstract

This collection contains nine folders of correspondence sent to the Torreysons of Knoxville, mostly between February and April of 1942.

Dates: 1941-1945 (Bulk 1942)

Charles Bray Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1941-2005, undated

Chromatographic Studies of Smokeless Powders Manuals for the National Defense Committee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2875
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1943 September 25-1945 November 14

Claus Mann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0142
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1945, 1985

David Dale Dickey Typescript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2868
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1999 April 7

Department of State Weekly Bulletin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2566
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1945-1946 (bulk 1945)

Don J. Rutledge Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2887
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1941-1945 (bulk 1945)

Donald L. Askerman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0112
Abstract

This collection contains one copy of "My Forties," Donald L. Askerman's typed memoir of his experiences during World War II.

Dates: circa 1940

Earlene Aytes Tennessee POW Camps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0114
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1943-1946, 1981, 1992-1993, undated

Edwin Best Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0163
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1914-1955