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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:

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

Harry Leake Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0189
Abstract

This collection contains papers, correspondence, and a personal narrative related to World War II veteran Harry Leake’s experience in the European Theater of war with the Fifth Army.

Dates: 1944, 1987

Harry S. Arnold Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0032
Abstract

This collection consists of Harry S. Arnold's personal memoir of the actions and men of Easy Company, 393 Infantry. Arnold served in the United States Army Reserve during World War II and throughout this memoir, he reflects on the men who served in battles with him and those who contributed their memories to the story. He describes missions he was appointed in England, France, and Belgium and stories of the soldiers he served with in World War II.

Dates: circa 1985

Henri B. Atkins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0113
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of Henri B. Atkins' "Recollections of WWII," a typed memoir detailing his experiences during his World War II service.

Dates: 1994

Henry Kent Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1983
Abstract

This memoir (richly illustrated with copies of original photographs) documents Henry Kent's service as a pilot in North Africa and Italy during World War II. Kent discusses such subjects as the planes in use during World War II, the day-to-day operations of his unit, and the activities of his various friends while capturing the hardship, fear, and humor of the situation.

Dates: 1943-1945

Henry W. Kent Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3131
Abstract

This collection houses a copy (on CD) of Henry W. Kent's memoirs documenting his experience with the 86th Fighter Squadron (then assigned to the 79th Fighter Group) in North Africa during World War II. It contains detailed descriptions and photographs (many in color) of their service.

Dates: 1943

Hermon C. Sloan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2592
Abstract

This collection contains three patriotic poems by Hermon C. Sloan, a World War II veteran, and a biographical statement.

Dates: undated

Hill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0029
Abstract

Included is the correspondence from Robert H. Foster to his grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Hill), mother (Ida Louise Hill ), sister (Dorothy Hill), and aunt (Mrs. Hollis Nunley) during his time served in WWII. Also included is a letter from Jean Brasfield to Mrs. Hill.

Dates: 1943 April 28-1944 December 1

Hogins Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0016
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, press clippings, recollections, and ephemera collected by Evelyn Hogins concerning World War II. It also includes material concerning Evelyn's mother, Annie Hogins, and Evelyn's brothers: Clifford, Lawrence "Buster", and Marshall Hogins. The brothers all served in the U.S. military. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of photocopies.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1966, 1984-1991

Horace L. Simpson, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0030
Abstract This collection includes records from Simpson's service in the US Army and memorabilia from his time in Europe. Records include a promotion and his separation qualification record. Other documents of interest include newsletters from the Finance Replacement Training Center and the USS Gustavus, a substantial training guide from Fort Benjamin Harrison, and paperwork for his leave to Switzerland. Memorabilia includes helpful information for soldiers visiting Europe as well as general travel...
Dates: 1942 June 1-1945 December 23, undated

Howard Eisenacher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0050
Abstract

This collection includes several photos of Howard L. Eisenacher and the E-C-7 1st Marine Division on location in New Guinea circa November 1943. Also included is a letter recounting Eisenacher's experiences to Dr. Charles Johnson from 1997.

Dates: 1943 November, 1997 March 7

Ira H. Hayes Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0052
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of Ira Hayes' handwritten manuscript documenting his World War II experiences, particularly the assault on Iwo Jima. In addition to describing intelligence and combat preparation for the operation, Hayes also includes the anecdotes and personal stories of his peers during the campaign. The document includes several inserts written by other soldiers as well as transcribed letters.

Dates: undated

J. C. Scarbrough Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0078
Abstract

This collection consists of two newspaper clippings from 1995 featuring World War II veteran J. C. Scarbrough as well as a typewritten narrative called Thoughts About D-Day by Scarbrough.

Dates: 1995, undated

J. D. Culberson Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0225
Overview

A collection of approximately 55 photographs from World War II veteran J. D. Culberson that depict areas and peoples in the Pacific Theater, such as Guadalcanal and the Russell Islands, from 1943-1944.

Dates: 1943-1944

J. Harold Harveston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0063
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence between J. Harold Harveston, a radioman in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and his parents. It also contains an undated newspaper clipping regarding Harveston from the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Dates: 1938 February 12; 1939 November 28; undated

J. P. Hess Certificate

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0220
Overview

A certificate awarded to J. P. Hess from the Office of Price Administration in 1945 for “time and effort to the price control and rationing program.”

Dates: 1945 January 4

J. Paul Thomas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0149
Abstract

This collection features a copy of History and Records: 137th Armored Ordnance Maintenance Battalion, 16th AD, 1942-1953. This book recollects the experiences and daily life of the 137th Armored Ordnance and contains military documents and photographs.

Dates: circa 1953

J. Porter Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0171
Abstract

This collection features materials related to James Porter Taylor's interactions with the Office of Naval Officers Procurement and the Selective Service during World War II while he worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority. Materials include classification cards, correspondence, service documents, and TVA memorandums.

Dates: 1911, 1940-1945

Jack A. Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0026
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Jack Thompson, relating to his time spent in the United States Air Force and World War II.

Dates: 1940-1941, 1997, undated

Jack H. McCall Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0053
Abstract This collection consists of two versions of a biography of Jack H. McCall, Sr. written by his son, Jack H. 'Nick' McCall, Jr.: My Father’s War: Reminiscences of the Life of a Williamson County Marine in World War II and Pogiebait's War: The Life of a Tennessee Marine in World War II. One draft was completed shortly after McCall Sr.'s Death, and the second is an expanded version completed a year later. The manuscripts primarily deal with McCall Sr.'s time in the Marine Corps during World...
Dates: 1998, undated