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World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Charles Brakebill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0067
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence regarding a World War II prisoner of war who was a member of the 106th Infantry Division in 1945. It also contains the Railsplitter newspaper from May 1945.

Dates: 1945

Harry H. Mittenthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0153
Abstract

This collection includes a typed copy of Statement of Capt. Harry H. Mittenthal which details Mittenthal's experience as a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II from 1942 to 1945.

Dates: 1942-1945

John H. Moulton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0167
Abstract

This collection contains a narrative of John H. “Corky” Moulton’s experience as a prisoner of war in Germany and Austria during World War II.

Dates: 1940-1945

Jürgen Sperber Letters, Documents, and Other Materials Regarding Camp Crossville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3464
Abstract The first folder in this collection consists primarily of postcards and letters that Jürgen Sperber wrote to his wife and his parents while he was incarcerated in Camp Crossville, Tennessee. In them, he replies to news that his correspondents have conveyed earlier and reports on his life in camp. Among the subjects he discusses are his desire to see his family, the food in camp, his studies at the camp university, and his hobbies. This folder also includes partial translations of this...
Dates: 1940 August 27-1947 December 22

Prisoners of War News Articles

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0137
Abstract

Copies of the Maryville-Alcoa Times and The Tennessean with featured articles on prisoner of war camps during World War II.

Dates: 1979, 1985

Robert C. Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0064
Abstract

This collection contains military documents, phtographs, and publications regarding Robert C. Jackson, a pilot in the Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1940s

World War II Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0056
Abstract

This collection includes recorded interviews with World War II veterans. In addition to their wartime experiences, veterans are asked about their upbringing, their lives before entering the service, and their attempts to readjust to civilian life after discharge. Information regarding theatre, branch and interviewer have been included when available. Transcripts are available for some interviews.

Dates: 1984 April 22-2011 November 22, undated