About 150 photographs within an album of images likely taken in Manchuria under Japanese occupation. Most of the images are of Japanese soldiers posing in full dress uniform or of Japanese soldiers conducting work. Included are also many photographs of Japanese women and children happily posing for the photographer. There are no combat photographs but a couple that show a tank rolling down the street of a town and one of a town burning in the distance.
Letter about hoping for a quick discharge from the Navy as well as a visit to Tokyo.
Series of letters addressed to Jesse Figula A private in the Army who was stationed at the Panama Canal Zone, from various individuals dated 1933-1945. Two of the authors are his brothers, Bill and George, who also join the armed forces during World War, II. Louie, another brother who is serving in the US Navy, also writes to Jesse. In one letter dated 1937, Bill describes a Union strike at the steel mill in their town.
Diary of John G. Roland, a soldier at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. Discusses primarily his training and his attempt to get into Officer Candidate School.
One letter from John Halko to his friend, Zygmunt Chmielewski postmarked December 8, 1942. Halko served in World War II in the Army Air Force. He wrote his letter from Lincoln Air Base in Lincoln, Nebraska.