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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 250 Collections and/or Records:

Sam Balloff Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2695
Abstract

Collection consists of a 114-page bound interview from Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History at the University of Tennessee. Balloff discusses his experieces as a young Jewish boy growing up in the South and as a soldier during World War II. During the war, he was assigned odd jobs, including grave registration and truck driving.

Dates: 2004

Sidney Bishop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2610
Abstract

The Sidney Bishop Collection, 1999-2003, contains reunion information on the 8th Armored Division that served during World War II. The collection includes a directory, as well as a history of the division.

Dates: 1999-2003

Simpson Linke Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1982
Abstract

In this four-page memoir, Simpson Linke provides a brief description of his life after World War II. He discusses his journey home from South Korea, his discharge from the Navy, studying Engineering at Cornell, and buying a new home with assistance from the GI Bill.

Dates: 2006 November 24

Stanley Duhan Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2889
Abstract

This collection houses the transcript of Stanley Duhan's oral history. In this interview, Duhan recollects aspects of his life, including time in the Navy and Air Force Reserves during World War II and the Korean War and his time working on the Titan and Atlas Missile projects.

Dates: 2002 March 14, 2002 April 11

Stanley Sommers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0139
Abstract

This collection includes one copy of The Japanese Story, research and recollections of Stanley Sommers' World War II experiences as a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1980 July

Sterling Blankenship Account of South Pacific Submarine Activities

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0203
Overview

Typescript of an article documenting Sterling Blankenship's account of his submarine activities during World War II in the South Pacific.

Dates: 1943

Thomas A. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0147
Abstract

This collection contains a 1945 Memorial Day services pamphlet, Forty Fifth Infantry Division, a Forty Fifth Infantry Division patch, and The Story of the 180th Infantry Regiment.

Dates: 1945-1947, undated

Thomas E. Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0008
Abstract

The Thomas E. Miller Papers consists of a memoir titled A Story for My Grandchildren.

Dates: 1993 December 18

Thomas N. Parlon Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2645
Abstract

This collection consists of an April 27, 2000 interview with Thomas N. Parlon for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Parlon discusses his participation in the National Guard and his service in the Pacific.

Dates: 2000

Turner E. Kirkland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0193
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence of World War II veteran Turner E. Kirkland writing about his experiences in the Pacific Theater of war.

Dates: 1945-1987

United States Marine Corps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0046
Abstract

This collection contains material from World War II: A Germany Basic Handbook and a weekly digest of civil affairs in occupied territories.

Dates: 1944, 1948 May 27

W. E. (Bill) Warde Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2596
Abstract

This collection contains W. E. (Bill) Warde's updated version of his memoir My Military Service which covers the time of his military service, 1944-1946.

Dates: 1999

W. E. (Bill) Warde Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0028
Abstract

This collection contains W. E. (Bill) Warde's updated version of his memoir My Military Service which covers the time on the front lines in the European Theater (1944-1946). He recounts his experiences in various battles and gives details about the movements of his unit and what he describes as the "worst night of his life," when some of his fellow soldiers were captured and killed in Germany.

Dates: 1999 July 19

W. Ralph Lufkin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0104
Abstract

This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and other documents on Wendell Ralph Lufkin's World War II experience in the European theatre.

Dates: 1941-1942, 1945, 1949, 1987, undated

Wallace McGee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0159
Abstract

Wallace McGee's collection feature multiple comics and news articles from World War II. Also included are cards sent to McGee during his service and illustrated postcards of life in the service.

Dates: 1941-1945

Walter C. Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0146
Abstract

This collection features a birth announcement created by Walter C. Johnson to announce the arrival of his daughter while he served in World War II.

Dates: 1945 August 15

Walter Goolsby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0158
Abstract

The Walter Goolsby Collection includes correspondence to family and other officers, newspapers, photographs, and military and veteran documents from the 1940s and the late 1980s.

Dates: 1943-1945, circa 1957, 1968, 1986-1988, undated

Walter Lassen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0097
Abstract

This collection contains several copies of the "Chandelle," a publication from the Station Hospital in Moody Field, Georgia from 1944 and 1945 regarding its Convalescent Training Program. Also included is a Toastmasters address, a letter from Walter Lassen, and a Station Hospital Booklet.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1953-1954, undated

Walter M. Higgs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0019
Abstract

This collection consists of an address book, correspondence, enlistment and honorable discharge records, photographs, press clippings, and a promotion list from Walter M. Higgs' service in the United States Army Air Force during World War II. Higgs served in the Pacific Theater as part of the 17th Bomber Squadron 27th Bombardment Group and was a POW in Japan.

Dates: 1942-1950, 1985, undated