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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:

Leslie C. Schneider Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0054
Abstract

This collection contains assorted letters and material from U.S. Marine Leslie Schneider's service during World War II along with various memoribilia and newspaper clippings. A compact disc with digital scans of military newspapers is also included.

Dates: 1943-1985

Letter Regarding Mrs. Benneson Janes

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0199
Abstract

This collection contains a single letter from the American Red Cross concerning the transfer of Mrs. Benneson Janes during World War II.

Dates: 1945

Lewis B. Fox Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0227
Overview

This collection includes a photocopy of a handwritten letter written to Lewis B. Fox during World War II. The letter, penned by “Mrs. O.J. Brown” of Knoxville, Tennessee, comments on Fox’s time with Brown’s son in a hospital during the war. Also included is a copy of a 1975 article on Fox’s life and death.

Dates: 1944 December 18, 1975 March

Lindsey Nelson Speech to the East Tennessee Historical Society

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0152
Abstract

This collection is a typed transcript of a speech given by Lindsey Nelson to the East Tennessee Historical Society. Nelson recounts his experiences leading up to and serving during World War II.

Dates: 1986 February 04

Lonas Tarr Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3266
Abstract

This collection consists of a transcript of an interview with Lonas Tarr by G. Kurt Piehler and Kathryn P. O'Donnell conducted on March 7, 2003 in Knoxville, Tennessee as part of the Center for the Study of War and Society's Veteran's Oral History Project. Tarr speaks of his childhood in Jefferson City, his experiences in the Air Force during World War II, and his postwar life working as an American Airlines pilot in Europe.

Dates: 2003 March 7

M. H. Kunselman Sketch

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0195
Abstract

This collection contains a sketch by World War II U. S. Army veteran M. H. Kunselman of a battle scene in Belgium.

Dates: 1944 December

Major Lawrence S. Barker, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0044
Abstract

This collection houses military records documenting Major Lawrence S. Barker's service in the United States Marine Corps (1942-1946) and United States Marine Corps Reserves (1946-1964). The collection also includes military publications, photographs, postcards, correspondence, and ephemera from the World War II era.

Dates: 1942-1994

Marinell St. Clair Eldredge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0129
Abstract

This collection features documents, news articles, and photographs from Marinell St. Clair Eldredge's participation in the 1945 Aviation Psychology Program Flight Project at the University of Tennessee. She was certified as a pilot for the U.S. Air Forces in 1945.

Dates: 1942-1946, undated

Marion Cobb Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0121
Abstract

Collection includes 3 issues of a newsletter, Cobbie's Chatter, put together by World War II soldier Marion Cobb to provide updates to friends and family. Also included are two photocopied newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1944-1945, undated

Mathias C. Helbach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0187
Abstract

This collection contains papers, documents, and a scrapbook related to World War II veteran Mathias C. Helbach’s experience during the war in both the Mediterranean and European Theaters.

Dates: 1940-1944

Maurice Park Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0004
Abstract

This collection consists of Maurice Park's personal papers, correspondence, military documents, military honors, and photographs from his service in World War II. Also available are materials concerning the commendation to Eastern Command on Sept. 22, 1944, and the 50th Anniversary celebration of V-E day in Moscow.

Dates: 1943 October 24-2001 March 16, undated ; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1946

Melvin Carr Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2607
Abstract

The Melvin Carr Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Melvin Carr by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Nashwa Van Houts 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: 2001

Memories of World War II Experiences

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0101
Abstract

This collection features William A. Romeiser's personal narrative, Memories of World War II Experiences, written about his service in the European theatre during World War II.

Dates: undated

Morton L. Gubin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0170
Abstract

This collection contains three separate command operation orders and instructions from Morton Gubin's time serving in World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1945

Moss C. Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0049
Abstract

The Moss C. Brown Papers collection consists of four photographs of an unknown unit. It also includes an order to report for induction, a brief description of ships Moss Brown boarded during his enlistment in World War II along with dates, and an insurance document from the Ninth Marine Reserve District. Also available are press clippings.

Dates: 1943 July 1-1945 May 1, undated

Mrs. Vincent Bartlen News Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0093
Abstract

This collection features eight newspaper clippings from the Milwaukee Journal discussing the efforts of American soldiers in World War II in 1944.

Dates: 1944 February 24 - November 5, undated

N. W. Wininger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0083
Abstract

This collection contains a time table of the 559th Anti-Aircraft Artillery (Automatic Weapons) Batallion, dated from July 16, 1944 to July 19, 1945. The record documents the various stops and destinations of the 559th AAA as well as the times of arrival and departure.

Dates: 1944 July 16-1945 July 19

Neil B. Schultz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0216
Overview

This collection includes typed biographical notes and a short memoir as well as photocopies of photographs and articles all documenting the life and World War II service of Neil Schultz.

Dates: circa 1978

Nick Christodoulou Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0180
Abstract

This collection contains the publications of World War II veteran Nick Christodoulou Jr., including his memoir.

Dates: 1985-2007

North Callahan’s “The Biggest Screwball Outfit in the Army”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0224
Overview

A copy of North Callahan’s article, “The Biggest Screwball Outfit in the Army: The Recruiting Publicity Bureau of the United States Army Was a Beehive of Important Activity in World War II But Also at Times a Barrel of Fun,” which appeared in Officer Review.

Dates: 1984 June