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United States. Army. Airborne Division, 82nd


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Raymond F. Bricker papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box 21 (99.0464-99.0493), Folder: 99.0472 - Folder 1
Identifier: 99.0472
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a transcript of an interview with Raymond F. Bricker conducted by David Gregory on April 17, 1999.  It details his time in the U.S. Army from 1941 through 1945. Raymond F. Bricker served with the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II.

Dates: Created: 1940-1944; Other: Date acquired: 06/22/1999

Antonio Francis Morrow Jr. transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 8 (04.0264-04.0310), Folder: 04.0300 - Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0300
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Private 1st Class Antonio Francis Morrow who served with the 82nd Airborne Division in North Africa and the European Theater of Operations during World War II. This collection contains an interview transcript of Morrow.

Dates: October 8, 2004; Event: Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Harry W. Schmeltzer papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections – 2019 Box, Folder: 19.0025 - Folder 1
Identifier: 19.0025
Content Description

This collection relates to Private First Class Harry W. Schmeltzer who served with the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, in the European Theater during World War II. Schmeltzer was killed in action on June 10, 1944 in Normandy, France and awarded the Purple Heart Medal. The collection contains a memoir about Schmeltzer's death.

Dates: Event: 1942-1948; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-10-28

Julian Davis Sewell papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2017 Box 2 (17.0028-17.0036), Folder: 17.0028 - Folder 1
Identifier: 17.0028
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to First Lieutenant Julian Davis Sewell who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II as a Navigator.  The collection includes an address book containing the names of men who served with Sewell, a basic U.S. Army Air Corps aeronautics class notebook, Civil Aeronautics Bulletin, and 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment Ceremony program and roster.

Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/2017

Hy Wakstein papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box 15 (02.0400-02.0424), Folder: 02.0409 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.0409
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/11/2001

Additional filters:

World War, 1939-1945 3
United States. Army--History 2
World War, 1939-1945--Africa 2
World War, 1939-1945--Germany 2
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American 2