United States. Navy.
Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes news articles, currency, and photographs from Oliver Summers's service during World War II. Also included are his graduation invitations and an installation of officers pamphlet from Summers's 1953 commencement ceremonies at UT Memphis.
The Patricia Ingram Collection, 1951-1952, consists of the narrative of the USS Cambria APA 36's tour of duty in the Mediterranean in 1951-1952. The collection includes a book and a map.
This collection contains several editions of “The Masthead (USS Hydrus)” newsletter and a photocopy of a World War II-era map of Okinawa, Japan.
A single mounted photograph showing the home Admiral David Farragut lived in between 1854 and 1858 while in California.
This photograph, taken in 1943, records twenty-six women and two men in Navy uniforms before a plane. Imprinted on the front is "AMM M-14 SEC. A / NATTC Memphis 43."
The Ray Higgins Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Ray Higgins by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Ellen Eberts 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 houses a typescript of an oral history interview with Rodney Quin Nelson Jr. conducted by Charles Johnson for the Veteran's Oral History Project of the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on Nelson's World War II experiences in the U. S. Navy.
This collection consists of 21 black and white photographs taken in Hawaii and other Pacific locales by Roy Epps, U. S. Navy, during World War II.
This collection includes military documents and photographs from Roy Lee Sampsel's deployment in the Pacific during World War II as part of the USS Finback submarine crew.
This collection includes one copy of The Japanese Story, research and recollections of Stanley Sommers' World War II experiences as a prisoner of war.
Typescript of an article documenting Sterling Blankenship's account of his submarine activities during World War II in the South Pacific.
This collection consists of a handwritten Tennessee soldier's memoir recounting his experience in the Navy during World War II. He tells of travels to Africa, Iran, Italy and Spain.
This collection consists of an April 27, 2000 interview with Thomas N. Parlon for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society, Department of History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Parlon discusses his participation in the National Guard and his service in the Pacific.
The Walter Goolsby Collection includes correspondence to family and other officers, newspapers, photographs, and military and veteran documents from the 1940s and the late 1980s.
This collection includes recorded interviews with World War II veterans. In addition to their wartime experiences, veterans are asked about their upbringing, their lives before entering the service, and their attempts to readjust to civilian life after discharge. Information regarding theatre, branch and interviewer have been included when available. Transcripts are available for some interviews.