World War, 1939-1945.
Found in 103 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 documents Auburn W. Herron Jr.'s military service during World War II and the Korean Conflict. The collection contains a photocopy of a flight logbook, documenting August 1944 to June 1945 and kept by a crewmembers of Herron's, David McKnight. Also included is background information written by McKnight providing details of Herron's life during the war. Lastly, the collection contains a CD-ROM of photographs taken by Herron 1950 to 1956 during the Korean Conflict.
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 is a single copy of a bombsight preflight procedure booklet from World War II. Published in March 1945, the booklet is 18 loose pages and includes illustrations. The booklet belonged to Robert Rochelle.
This collection is a copy of a typescript document published by the U.S. Army Eighth Armored Division with descriptions of recent silver and bronze star medal awards. Published August 2, 1945, the eight-page document details the actions of 31 service members and their award of either the silver or bronze star medal. Included is William C. Schmidt, awarded the bronze star medal for “heroic achievement in connection with military operations against the enemy in Germany on 4 April 1945.”
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.
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.