World War, 1939-1945--United States
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Papers, 1909-1966, relating to institutions in Williamsburg, Virginia including William and Mary, Matthew Whaley School and Bruton Parish Church collected by Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough.
One letter from Biase J. Velente to Ida Lyshon postmarked May 15, 1944. Velente served in World War II in Company A of the 38 Regiment of the 2nd Tank Battalion. His letter is from Camp Croft, South Carolina.
Letters, 1943, written to Paul Bilofsky, a soldier stationed at Camp Peary. Authors include Bilofsky's sister Mary as well as other friends and relatives. Letters include information about their personal life, rationing of food, events that they attended, wanting to be pen pals, and romantic messages, among others.
Letters, 1944-1945, written by Carl M. Bunker, a private in the US Army during World War II, to his parents in Dayton, Ohio. For more detailed description provided by the seller, click on the Finding Aid link below.
Fourteen satirical cartoons created by Charles Homer McCutchen, a United States Army private serving in World War II. McCutchen was a resident of Chicago, and worked after the war as a painter and a freelance artist. The cartoons in this group feature commentary on military life, as well as politics.
Content warnings for racial caricatures.
4 letters addressed to Harold Mandel from his family and girlfriend. Harold Mandel served in World War II with the Army's Air Force 78th AAFB with Squadron C-1. One of his brother's, David Mandel also served in the Army Air Force as an Officer (Lieutenant). One of his letters is from Langley Air Field, Virginia. The family was Jewish and David Mandel was held as a prisoner of war for a brief period in 1945. (source, NARA.gov)
One letter from Donald A. Anderson to Miss Rose Russo dated October 17, 1942. Anderson was stationed with Platoon 825 at the Recruitment Depot of Paris Island, South Carolina with the United States Marine Corps.
One letter from Donald Ransom to his family dated October 1, 1944. Ransom served in Company C of the 1257th Engineer's Corps, "C" Battalion in World War II.
One letter from Elizabeth (Betty) Berry to Private Joseph J. Dohner stationed at Fort Belvoir, Virginia postmarked October 17, 1942.
8 letters from George Endres to and from his family and friends from 1942- 1943. Endres served in World War II with the Army's 7th Armored Division.
Two letters from Henry C. Moss to Henry (Hank) J. Heusinkveld dated November 16, 1943 and May 6, 1944. Moss served in World War II with the Army's 342nd Armored Field Artillery Battalion, Battery C. He wrote both letters from Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
One letter from James H. Schneider to Betty Dietz dated October 13, 1945. Schneider writes from the 29 Palms area of California. In his letter he talks about fixing planes, missing sea duty, and taking a trip to Los Angeles.
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.
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.
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.