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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:

Edgar C. Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1969
Abstract

This collection consists of two pamphlets distributed to United States and Allied troops during World War II. The U. S. War Department distributed the first of these booklets to American troops newly arrived in England to provide them with an introduction to English culture. The second pamphlet was given to all Allied troops and highlights various aspects of Paris nightlife and tourist attractions.

Dates: 1944

Edgar Wilson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2570
Abstract

This collection houses a published history of the 80th Division detailing its training and combat experiences, several photos of a veteran's reunion, a photograph of Edgar Wilson, and correspondence documenting veterans' associations. One memoir recalls Captain Sam Williams.

Dates: 1987-1990

Edgar Wilson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2602
Abstract

The Edgar Wilson Oral History, 2003-2004, is a typescript of an oral history interview with Edgar Wilson by Dr. Kurt Piehler, Greg Kupsky, and Patrick Leverton of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on Wilson's World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2003-2004

Edgar Wilson WWII Reunion Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2670
Abstract

This collection houses Edgar Wilson's scrapbook documenting a 1992 reunion of the 2nd Battalion of the 319th Infantry (nicknamed the Wreckin' Second). The scrapbook contains primarily letters and flyers showing the planning of the event, which took place in Pigeon Forge and Knoxville on May 14, 1992, and photographs from the reunion. Also included is some information on the battalion's history.

Dates: 1992

Edward Feagins World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2634
Abstract

The Edward Feagins World War II Memoir, 1943-1946, entitled A Country Boy in World War Two chronicles Feagins's experiences in World War II. The narrative covers drafting, boot camp, war, and his return home.

Dates: 1943-1946

Edward G. Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0018
Abstract

This collection consists of 41 correspondences and commentaries by Edward G. Harris to his mother, grandmother, and grant aunt during his service in the United States Army Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1984

Edward Laughlin World War II Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2669
Abstract

This collection consists of Edward P. Laughlin's WWII Memoir A Paratrooper's Journey, written in 1999. He describes his initial Army experiences during basic training, jump school, and demolition school. He also discusses his combat action, including his part in the Battle of the Bulge, and his role in the Berlin occupation.

Dates: 1999

Edward P. Stafford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0210
Overview

This collection consists of an invitation to the commission ceremony for the USS Abercrombie in May 1944.

Dates: 1944 May 1

Edward Williamson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2611
Abstract

The Edward Williamson Collection, 1945, consists of a book compiled by Williamson entitled Wild Tales of the Blue Yonder. The book contains stories of 21 pilots who graduated from the Army Air Corps Class of 1945-B.

Dates: 1945

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

Ellen Garrison News Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0125
Abstract

This collection includes news articles and a news release notice from World War II.

Dates: 1935, 1942-1944

Elmore Allen Green Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0126
Abstract

This collection features a copy of Elmore Allen Green's recollections of his time in the US Air Force serving in the European theater during World War II.

Dates: undated

Elwood Lee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0133
Abstract

This collection features two manuals for growing victory gardens in America during World War II. Also included are three copies of Uncle Sam's Almanac from the mid-1940s.

Dates: 1942, 1944-1946

Emil C. Baar Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0136
Abstract

This collection includes photographs and postcards from Emil C. Baar's time in England and France serving in World War II in 1945.

Dates: 1945 March-August, undated

Eric Aberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0107
Abstract

Articles written by World War II veteran Eric Aberg on atomic weaponry, specifically the attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Dates: 1945, 1991, 1994

Ernest Barlow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0118
Abstract

This collection includes two daily records of events documenting Ernest Barlow's company's movements from March 1944 through July 1945. Barlow served during World War II with Company A of the 44th Engineer Battalion.

Dates: 1944-1945

Erwin P. Currier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0238
Overview

This collection documents Erwin P. Currier’s service with the U. S. Navy during World War II. Included is a CD of an interview with Currier as well as photocopies of photographs and service documents. Also included is information related to the histories of two ships on which Currier served: USS Card and USS Bennington.

Dates: 1998-2008

Eugene Adkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0013
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Eugene Adkins related to his time in WWII.

Dates: 1942 October 28-1944 July 8, 1987, 1988 May 2

Everette E. Greene’s “One Soldier’s View of the War”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0229
Overview

A 13-page typed manuscript of Everette Greene’s memoir of his service in World War II entitled, “One Soldier’s View of the War.” Greene’s story begins with his enlistment in July 1940 with the U.S. Army, then details his time in the war in Guyana, France, Belgium, and England.

Dates: circa 1945

Foster Arnett Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3246
Abstract

This collection houses a typescript of an oral history interview conducted with Foster Arnett by G. Kurt Piehler and Johnny Goins for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview documents Arnett's childhood in East Tennessee, his experiences in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and his postwar legal practice.

Dates: 2000 July 7