World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States.
Found in 250 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of a biography of Jack H. McCall Sr. entitled Pogiebait's War: The Life of a Tennessee Marine in World War II written by his son, Jack H. Nick McCall Jr. It deals primarily with McCall Sr.'s time in the Marine Corps during World War II.
This collection includes material from James A. Ramsey's service during World War II as a part of the U.S. Navy. It features his diary, a copy of his journal, a seaman's handbook, several photographs, documents from his naval service, and a series of naval stories written by Ramsey after his service.
This collection features 40 photographs of the 74th General Hospital, specifically of Ward 14.
Publications belonging to World War II veteran James Bowman including a photocopy of a 1945 “Monsoon Weather Digest” from India-China Division, Air Transport Command, and a 1996 issue of "Ex-CBI Roundup.” These publications include handwritten notes throughout, presumably written by Bowman.
This collection features three letters and a newspaper clipping regarding James Harold Fox's service during World War II as a member of the Bombing-Fighting Squadron 89 and the Fleet Tactical Support Squadron 21.
This collection contains a certificate declaring that James Hendrickson is an honorably discharged veteran of World War II.
Transcription of an oral history conducted with James J. Akins, who served as a pilot during World War II in the European theater. Akins was captured by German forces in 1944 and held for almost a year as a prisoner of war. During his service, he performed in several important raids on German forces. In his interview, he dictates experiences from before, during, and after the war.
This collection features issues of two military newspapers from World War II. One, titled "Guinea Gold," is dated March 7, 1944. The other is, "The Stars and Stripes," is dated May 9, 1945.
This memoir documents James L. Rogers's service with the Army Air Force (AAF) in the United States and Europe between 1942 and 1945.
This collection contains materials pertaining to James R. Eddy, member of the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. The documents include Eddy's correspondence and military papers, newspaper articles, and photographs taken in Tinian, Saipan, and Guam during the war.
This collection contains correspondence and other papers of World War II veteran James W. Howland’s experience in the Pacific Theater.
This collection features photographs, papers, correspondence, and memorabilia from Jeanne Pawloski's service as a nurse with Detachment A of the 74th General Hospital during World War II.
This collection consists of Dr. Jerome Jacobs' World War II memoirs, entitled Some Came Home. The bulk of the material documents the years from 1941 to 1945. Dr. Jacobs, a fighter pilot veteran, recounts his experiences training as a pilot, his involvement in combat and in Operation Market Garden, and some of his experiences as a prisoner of war.
This collection includes several letters written to World War II soldier Jerome Kaufman, who served with the U.S. Navy, from his family and wife, as well as military documents from his service.
This collection consists of Jessie Townsend’s military record -- including assignments, executive orders, training requests and clearances -- and his aeronautical manuals and class notes from his service in the United States Air Force during World War II.
The Jimmy Gentry Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Jimmy Gentry by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Kelly Hammond 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 his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.
This collection features pamphlets in German from World War II.
Covering the years 1936-1946 and, chiefly, the European Theater, this World War II collection contains a diversity of maps, photographs, press clippings, newspapers, correspondence, and realia from the personal collection of John Anders Hansen, WWII veteran and former professor of English at the University of Tennessee.
The transcript of an oral history interview with World War II veteran John B. Phelps along with a copy of Pictorial History of the 65th Infantry Division and several newspaper clippings.