Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone). Office of Military Government
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Second Lieutenant Robert H. Cardinell served with the 65th Infantry Division in Europe during the latter part of the Second World War and the occupation forces afterward. The collection includes two manuscripts. One is entitled "65th Infantry Division." The other is titled "Battle of Struth-Roscus at Dorna." The manuscript contains recollections of the Struth-Dorna battles fought on 7 April 1945. It also contains an account and photos of a return visit to Dorna in 1988 by several members of the division. Also, the manuscript gives an account of the battles by a German participant. Both manuscripts are both about the 65th Infantry Division in the European Theater (ETO).
The papers of Carl Lavin contains a transcript provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Carl Lavin served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 as an infantryman in the European Theatre of Operations with the 69th Infantry Division. He operated a Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) in the advance across Western Europe in 1944 to 1945, and he relates numerous anecdotes from his combat experiences.
The papers of Harvey Glick contains a transcript that was provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Harvey Glick served with the 63rd Infantry Division in the European theater during World War II.
This collection is composed of the personal possessions of Capt. Melvin M. Rackleff, as they relate to the Second World War and subsequent postwar occupation of Germany as a U.S. Army doctor. Included in this collection are letters written to his wife, Hazel Rackleff, during and immediately following the war. Other ephemera from Rackleff's time overseas is included. Additionally, several books, many from his time during the occupation of Germany, are included. Four maps from the immediate post-war period show the division of Germany and town layouts. One box contains several photograph albums that originally belonged to a German family.
Stanley Marshall was interviewed by Dr. William Oldson, former Director of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience at FSU. He served as a field hospital clinical technician in the European Theater during World War II. This collection includes a copy of his oral history interview, two pictures of him, and a photocopy of a newspaper clipping. After the war, Stanley Marshall continued his accademic career, eventually becoming the president of Florida State University.
The collection of Tom L. Gibson contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Gibson served during World War II with the 101st Airborne Division in Europe as a Second Lieutenant and participated in Holland during Operation Market Garden.
Hy Wakstein was a Jewish American serviceman who reached the rank of Staff Sergeant with the 778th Anti-Aircraft-Automatic Weapons Battalion, Self Propelled, (served 1943-46) and discusses his experiences as an Army communications officer in the European theater of World War II in this oral history transcript. Wakstein participated in the Battle of the Bulge, and his division advanced further east into Germany than any other American division.
- United States. Army Ground Forces 8
- United States. Army--History 8
- United States. Army--Military life 8
- World War, 1939-1945--Germany 8
- World War, 1939-1945 7
- World War, 1939-1945--United States 7
- Germany--History--1933-1945 5
- Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945 4
- Jewish soldiers--United States 4
- World War, 1939-1945--Participation, Jewish 4
- Germany 3
- World War, 1939-1945--Austria 3
- Fort Hood (Tex.) 2
- Germany--History 2
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 2
- V-E Day, 1945 2
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Saar River Valley (France and Germany) 2
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Western Front 2
- World War, 1939-1945--France 2
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American 2 + ∧ less