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William M. Long Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00044
Scope and Contents Letters written from Private William M. Long during World War II.  Most of them are to his wife, Glenora.  There are also letters from Mrs. Long to her husband.  Long was stationed at Camp Lee, Virginia.  Long served with the Headquarters Detachment 13th Army Service Forces, Infantry Regiment while at Fort Lee.

William P. Bachmann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01216
Scope and Contents Papers, 1942-1944 of William P. Bachmann from his time as WW II Air Raid Warden for Long Beach, California. Included are handwritten notes, bulletins and correspondence from the U.S. Citizens Defense Corps, Long Beach Council of Defensem Warden Division, instruction booklets, a certificate and identification card and his appointment letter. Binder appears to contain all correspondence received during tenure as Air Raid Warden.Bachmann was in charge of several territories: South of...

Richard Williams Papers

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Identifier: SC 00912
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1940s, of Richard Williams, an African-American soldier stationed in Alaska during World War II. Includes a diary, in which he describes the weather, fishing and other recreational activities, and his duties. There are photographs and postcards that have been glued into the diary, which depict the local post office covered in snow, the towns of Juneau and Sitka, as well as Williams and other people that he met. There are also loose photographs, which seem to have come out of the...

George Withers World War II Posters

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2013.272
Scope and Contents Posters featuring works illustrated by George Withers while an artist at the European Theater of Operations in Paris, France during World War II. Includes the first page of a letter home to his wife Virginia, Victory in Europe (V-E) Day in Paris, liberated Paris in the summer of 1945, and the Cirque de Paris. There are also two commercial illustrations by George Withers which include a movie poster and a drawing of Walt Whitman's birthplace on Long Island.

Women's Army Corps Album

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Identifier: MS 00064
Scope and Contents Photograph album containing 196 pictures of women in the Women's Army Corps (WAC).  Some of the photographs are labeled, but most contain no means of identification of the persons photographed.  One photograph, featuring women marching with gas masks, is a photograph that was widely distributed during and after World War II.  Many of the photographs feature women in uniforms, marching in formation, and life in the women's barracks. There are also women enjoying liberty at beach locations, on...

World War II Stereograms, Postcards, and Artifacts

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Identifier: SC 00891
Scope and Contents Stereograph cards, some printed by the Keystone View Company, of scenes from World War II, including a hospital scene, burned wreck of a Zeppelin, grave of Lieut. Quentin Roosevelt, pontoon bridge inspection, bugle call, french flower lady decorating a soldier and clothing issue at Ft. Lee, Virginia.

A blue ribbon with name plate "Lutz" and silk baglike item with "Hankies" and "U.S. Army, Fort Lewis, Wash." printed on it have been transferred to the artifact collection.

Xpucma Kyzuk Diary, Denmark

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Identifier: SC 00057
Scope and Contents Diary from World War II written by Xpucma Kyzuk, a German living in occupied Denmark.  The diary begins in 1944 and ends 1956.  Some passages are in English but most are written in German, French, English, and possibly Finnish.

Zig to Nett Letter

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Identifier: SC 01506
Scope and Contents Letter about life in the army and a minor operation with a difficult healing process.

Joseph M. Zinni Letters

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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...

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