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Joseph M. Zinni Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00242

Scope and Contents

Letters from Joseph M. Zinni to his wife, Anne from 1940-1945. Letters discuss his travels with the 166th Signal Photographic Company and the 39th Signal Corps through Northern Ireland, France, and Luxembourg during World War II. The 166th documented the major military campaigns of the war, produced millions of feet of combat film and hundreds of thousands of developed still images. They supplied a significant amount of footage to the US news media and also documented evidence of Nazi atrocities against the Jewish populations of Europe. This collection includes photographs of Joseph and Anne.

Dates

  • 1940-1945
  • Majority of material found within 1944-1945

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Title
Guide to the Joseph M. Zinni Letters
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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