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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 154 Collections and/or Records:

Tom Sunkiskis World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00109
Scope and Contents This artificial collection of World War II era correspondence spans 1935 and 1939-1945. The letters are primarily from soldiers serving in the US Armed Forces, but also a few letters written by American civilians living in the USA during this period. One folder contains 33 letters from various German soldiers, written to Marie Luise Matsko of Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany (written in German). C collected by Tom Sunkiskis, this two-box collection contains correspondence from a variety of authors...

Thelma Kawakami Japanese-American Internment Camp Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00081
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written to and from Japanese-American families in Internment Camps during the last year of World War II. Letters present are related to camps at Poston, Arizona and Granada, Colorado. Some of the letters are in Japanese. The majority of the letters are written to Mr. and Mrs. K. Kawakami, from their daughter Thelma working at the University of Minnesota. These letters provide status updates on family members outside of the camp, and discussion of others being...

Thomas Gibbons Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01379
Content Description Letter from Camp Lee, Virginia discussing basic training in the Army in preparation for war. Thomas, who signs his letter, Roy, laments that he is being held back in the United States as surplus troops in support of others heading over seas. Gibbons writes January 20, 1943 on his letter, but the envelope is postmarked 1944. The later year is most likely the accurate dating of this correspondence.

Thomas M. W. Green Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01455
Scope and Contents Photograph album created by Thomas "Tommy" Matthew William Green, Jr. who served in the United States Army during World War II.  He was a second generation African American soldier, his father, Thomas M. W. Green was a Sargent- Cavalry Detachment in the Army and is buried at West Point Military Academy Cemetery.  Green was part of a segregated unit and his album features photos of his friends and family along with other soldiers with whom he served.  The photographs along with some of his...

United States Military Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Un3
Scope and Contents Artificial collections of papers, mainly 1830-1880 and 1941-1946, concerning the United States military but excluding Civil War materials. Collection includes return, 1782, of J. Pannill's Brigade, Williamsburg, Va.; printed regulations, 1814, for the uniform of U.S. Light Dragoons; pay voucher, 1833, for Philip St. George Cocke; papers, 1836-1848, concerning service of M.M. Payne; general order no. 94, and pencil sketch concerning the Mexican War; printed general orders for 1869, 1871, and...

USS Hyades Shipmates' Reunion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00160
Scope and Contents Official documents, photographs, and other material related to the service of the USS Hyades (AF-28), a store ship built during World War II and which served until the 1970s. Primarily includes copies of reports of changes, muster rolls, deck logs, and photographs relating to the USS Hyades' service during World War II. There are also copies of other similar documents scattered throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Finally, there is printed ephemera related to the USS Hyades. Addition material...

Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82co
Scope and Contents Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.

W. A. Goodpasture Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00078
Scope and Contents Five letters written by Wilbur A. Goodpasture to his wife during World War II.  Goodpasture was a combat soldier in the United States Army, 3rd Armored Division.  The letters were written in England, shortly before the invasion at Normandy and from Germany.  Two of the letters were written post Victory over Europe Day.  Goodpasture received the Purple Heart, a Bronze Star, and earned five campaign medals. When the United States Army initiated the point system to rotate soldiers back to the home...

War Map, World War II

 File — Box Manuscripts Oversize Box 4: Series id85930, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes letters, photographs, greeting cards, printed religious ephemera, artifacts, and other material pertaining to Edward Lynch of Bayonne, New Jersey while serving in Europe during World War II. The letters were written to him by family and friends. Other correspondence from Lynch's brothers, Joseph and Michael, to their parents, Elizabeth and Michael. Some of the artifacts include parts of Edward's uniform, a military issued razor and mirror, and pieces of two...

War Training Course Records

 Collection
Identifier: UA 65
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to the College of William & Mary's courses offered under the U.S. Department of Education's Engineering, Science, and Management War Training Program. Items include: certificate of completion of course; correspondence (1942-1945); enrollment and financial reports; final proposals for Courses 001 and 004; proposed courses; publications.