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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:

John C. Messamore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0039
Abstract

This collection consists of a service memory book presented to John C. Messamore by his mother. In addition to basic identification information - such as Messamore's service branch, home address, and religion - the book also contains a list of important dates to remember, mailing addresses for friends and family, as well as brief narrative "snapshots." Also included are two photographs of a young woman.

Dates: 1942 March 10-1945 October 20

John E. Kesterson Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2635
Abstract

The John E. Kesterson Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with John E. Kesterson by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Lindsey Waller 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. Kesterson shares the experience of surgery on the war front.

Dates: 2001

John E. Lane WWII Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0035
Abstract

This collection consists of John E. Lane's short memoir about his experiences as a private in the United States Marine Corps beginning in June of 1944.

Dates: 1985 May 29-1986 February 14, undated

John E. Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0034
Abstract

This collection contains letters and ephemera from John E. Williams, an administrative assistant posted all over Europe during World War II from 1943 to 1946. It also contains material from Williams' time in basic training at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, along with biographical documents from 1985.

Dates: 1943-1985

John H. Allen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0111
Abstract

This collection includes two maps of the China-Burma-India theater, headquarters documents, membership records of John H. Allen, a World War II soldier. Also included is Allen's journal of places and connected events and an interview transcript of Allen detailing his time serving in WWII.

Dates: 1941-1946, 1980, 1993, undated

John H. Lawrence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0099
Abstract

This collection features documents about John H. Lawrence and his fellow crew members of the 36th Tank Battalion in the 8th Armored Division.

Dates: 1943, 1975-1977, 1982-1987, undated

John H. Moulton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0167
Abstract

This collection contains a narrative of John H. “Corky” Moulton’s experience as a prisoner of war in Germany and Austria during World War II.

Dates: 1940-1945

John M. Friedman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0073
Abstract

This collection contains multiple photographs of the U. S. Armed Forces in France, Germany, and Belgium during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945

John Towle Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2648
Abstract

This collection consists of an interview with World War II veteran John W. Towle for the Veteran's Oral History Project, Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History. Towle discusses growing up on a dairy farm in Knoxville and his training and Air Force service during World War II.

Dates: 2002

John W. Hamlin Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0192
Abstract

This collection contains veteran John W. Hamlin Jr.’s photographs from his experiences in World War II serving in the European Theater.

Dates: 1944-1945

Joseph A. Boles Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0204
Overview

Documents related to Joseph A. Boles' World War II service with the U. S. Army in North Africa and Italy. The collection includes a typed record of service and a typed narrative account as well as photocopies of photographs, correspondence, certificates, and a newspaper clipping.

Dates: circa 1942-1945

Joseph E. Kelly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0197
Abstract

This collection contains research bibliographies, notes, newsclippings, and a historical account ,“The Splinter Fleet,” written by World War II veteran Joseph E. Kelly about his experience in the war.

Dates: 1945

Joseph E. Martin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3460
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, maps, photographs, yearbooks, newspaper clippings, official records, and many other types of memorabilia. It documents Joseph E. Martin’s military service in World War II as well as his education, ROTC service, and career as a math professor. It also includes veterans’ activities, World War II comics, and such personal effects as wedding invitations and church bulletins from the 1940’s.

Dates: circa 1900-1996 December

Joseph Edgar Martin Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2598
Abstract

This collection consists of Joseph Edgar Martin's 2003 memoir From Casablanca to Berchtesgaden: A Memoir of World War II. The preface is written by Charles F. Bryan Jr.

Dates: 2003

Joseph Houston WWII Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2665
Abstract

This collection consists of editions of the Enterprise Bulletin, correspondence from USS Enterprise Association, a membership roll of USS Yorktown, and an edition of the Davidson Journal.

Dates: 1989-1997

Kenneth L. Ross Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0134
Abstract

This collection features military records from Kenneth L. Ross's service during World War II. Also included is correspondence during this time. Kenneth L. Ross served in the United States Air Forces as a pilot and aerial bomber.

Dates: 1942-1945, undated

Kurt and Margo David Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2636
Abstract

The Kurt and Margo David Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Kurt and Margo David by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Amy Kotynski 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 their World War II experiences as Jewish people, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2000

L. W. Brinkman Maps

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0162
Abstract

This collection features several cloth maps of the landscape, sea, and wind patterns of Eastern Asia dating from World War II.

Dates: 1943-1944, undated

Lavoy E. Phillips Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0007
Abstract

This collection contains Lavoy E. Phillips’ military records, photographs, and press clippings concerning his service in World War II.

Dates: 1942 Decebmer 27-1946 January 6

Leroy Neal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0006
Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of Leroy Neal's personal papers regarding his service in WWII. The collection includes Leroy Neal's autobiographical essay about serving as a radio operator and side gunner on a B-24 bomber, 2 photographs, 2 letters to his parents, a service diary, and news clippings. Also included is an issue of the journal publication Sortie.

Dates: undated