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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:

Jack H. McCall, Sr. Biography

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2582
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1998

James A. Ramsey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0138
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1973-1984

James and Winifred Carter Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0151
Abstract

This collection features 40 photographs of the 74th General Hospital, specifically of Ward 14.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1991-1992

James Bowman Publications

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0206
Overview

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.

Dates: 1945, 1966

James Harold Fox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0087
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1945, 1964, undated

James Hendrickson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0077
Abstract

This collection contains a certificate declaring that James Hendrickson is an honorably discharged veteran of World War II.

Dates: 1951 March 5

James J. Akins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0106
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1993 September 20

James L. Everett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0092
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1944 March 7, 1945 May 9

James L. Rogers Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2578
Abstract

This memoir documents James L. Rogers's service with the Army Air Force (AAF) in the United States and Europe between 1942 and 1945.

Dates: 1998

James R. Eddy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0068
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1940s-1950s

James W. Howland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0191
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other papers of World War II veteran James W. Howland’s experience in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1941-1980

Jeanne Pawloski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0156
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1943-1945, 1996, 2000, undated

Jerome Jacobs World War II Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3237
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated

Jerome Kaufman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0120
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1942-1945, undated

Jesse W. Townsend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0020
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1942-1945

Jimmy Gentry Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2608
Abstract

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.

Dates: 2000

Joachim Belli Collection

 File
Identifier: CSWS-0119
Abstract

This collection features pamphlets in German from World War II.

Dates: 1942-1943, undated

John A. Hansen Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0031
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1916-1947

John B. Phelps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0178
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1944-1984