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Letter about how Mattie's card and gift arrived for Levin in France well in time for Christmas.
Collection of about 50 letters written by and to Louis Edward Kessler, of Brooklyn, New York, from August 1944 to March 1945, while Kessler served at the United States Navy Recruiting Station at Camp Bradford in Norfolk, Virginia during World War II. Most of the letters are to or from Kessler's wife, Nancy Kessler, of Brooklyn, New York.
Papers concerning the War Board and Post-War Planning Commission during World War II in Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia.
Collection was accessioned as W&M: War Board Papers.
Three diaries of a private in the 930th Manchurian Infantry Corps, Mataichi Oonishi. They include description of his participation in the battles Japan fought in China, his life back home in Japan, and his service in the Japanese army in 1941 and 1942 during World War 2.
Diaries and photographs, 1937-1949, of Muriel McCormick. McCormick was a staff member at the United States embassy in Paris, France, from 1945-1946, and much of the collection chronicles her travels through Europe.
Letters home to Gatesville, Texas from two brothers, Cam and Burl McGilvray who served in the Army and Marines respectively during World War II. Cam McGilvray was in the Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 in Fargo, North Dakota. Burl McGilvray was stationed overseas and returned in April 1943 to the U.S. Naval Hospital in San Diego, California due to a heat stroke complication. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, song lyrics and postcards.
Included are 10 memorial or death cards for fallen soldiers of Nazi Germany's troops. The cards differ slightly in layout, but all contain a portrait style image of the soldier, his military rank, birth and death date, and where and how the death occured. Some give more detail than others. On the verso are either prayers or religious images.
One letter from Michael F. Groom to Genny Nackard dated October 30, 1945. Groom served with the 716th Signal Air Warning Company and writes from Washington State. In his letter he talked of getting out of the Army and longing to be home.
This collection includes invitations, material about the Queen's Guard and ROTC, and other publications from the Department of Military Science and other military-related bodies at the College of William and Mary. The collection also includes material related to the Student Army Training Corps stationed on campus during World War I, activities of other units during World War II, and the US Coast Guard Auxiliary.
Papers including correspondence concerning Millington's experiences as directing engineer of the Anglo-Mexican Mining Association, as professor at College of William and Mary where he lived in the Wythe House, as professor at University of Mississippi, and at Memphis Medical College. Includes diaries covering 1832, 1835, and 1861-1867; letters of his family members; and Blankenship family land records and letters concerning the Spanish-American War.
Letters, 1942-1945, of Donald Mullikan written to his sister, Lois Mullikan. Donald was stationed in multiple areas during the war, including the Canal Zone in Panama.
Series of letters from Nancy Kessler to her husband, Louis, while he served in the United States Navy as a quartermaster and was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia from 1944-1945.