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Army Specialized Training Program (U.S.)


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Earl L. Bailey collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 03.0019
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters and memorabilia sent by U.S. Army soldier Earl L. Bailey to friends and family during World War II, as well as the transcript of an oral interview with the soldier. These documents detail the soldier's basic training at Camp Maxey, TX, participation in the Army Specialized Training Program at Ohio State University, and service in the 405th Regiment, 102nd Infantry Division. This service included stops at Camp Swift, TX, Fort Dix, NJ, and participation in the suppression of the Philadelphia Transit Strike of 1944 before departing for Europe. The letters discuss the campaign in Europe, battles in France and Germany, the Siegfrieg Line, and the occupation...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/30/2003

Carl Lavin papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box 7 (99.0134-99.0150), Folder: 99.0146 - Folder 1
Identifier: 99.0146
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1943-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/18/1999

Donald N. Duvick transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0111 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0111
Scope and Contents

Technician Fourth Grade Donald N. Duvick's oral history transcript describes his experiences as a company clerk with the 1265th Engineer Combat Battalion, Company B, of the United States Army. His experiences in Germany as a non-combatant illustrate other roles soldiers were assigned during World War II.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 06/21/2006

Francis Coleman papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 2 (04.0046-04.0075), Folder: 04.0064 - Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0064
Scope and Contents

The collection of Francis I.G. Coleman contains an oral history transcript of an interview conducted by or for the Institute on World War II. Coleman served in the European Theater (ETO). He briefly discusses his childhood and the Depression. Coleman frequently discusses politics in his interview. During his service, and discussed in his interview, he was witness to the treatment of Axis POWs, and French treatment of Arabs/subject peoples, Halifax bombing runs, French police, traitors, executions, ambushing German convoys along the Rhone River, and the liberation of France.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1940-1963; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 02/02/0004

Melburn R. Mayfield collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0138 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0138
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Melburn R. Mayfield who served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater of Operations. Mayfield served as a radio operator with Company C, 71st Infantry, 44th Infantry Division in France, Germany, and Austria. The collection contains a memoir and resume.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2006-07-05

Jack Rifkin collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 99.0626
Content Description

This collection relates to Sergeant Jack Rifkin who served with the 324th Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Division, in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. Rifkin received the Bronze Star Medal and Combat Infantry Badge. The collection includes an oral history interview transcript, military documents, newspaper, photograph of Rifkin in uniform, artifacts, and a digital compact disc recording of the award ceremony for the posthumous presentation of the Bronze Star Medal to Rifkin's family.

Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1943-1946; 1889-1999; Other: Date accessioned: 1999-10-07

Philip Sperling collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 17.0011
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Philip Sperling who served with Headquarters Detachment, 325th Medical Battalion, which was assigned to the 100th Infantry Division during World War II. The collections primarily contain letters. Also included in the collection is currency, postcards, newspaper clippings, photographs, artifacts, and souvenirs. The collection also includes his government correspondence before and after his discharge from the Army. This collection focuses on the events which occurred in the middle to later years of the war. A few select letters contain references to Operation Overlord and one includes an official Army announcement of the bombing of Hiroshima and...
Dates: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 2017-06-29; Other: Date accessioned: 2017-07-11

Stanley Marshall papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box 13 (02.0330-02.0372), Folder: 02.0350 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.0350
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1923-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 04/04/2002

Roemer "Ray" Stead papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 16.0007
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters and papers related to a 397th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, soldier training during World War II at the University of Michigan and Fort Bragg before his deployment to Europe. This collection includes correspondence between the soldier and his family, the soldier and his friends, newspapers and clippings, and personal records.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1943-1944; Other: Date acquired: 05/10/2016

Lawrence E. Vaughan collection

 Collection — 00.0651 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0651
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Lawrence E. Vaughan who served with the 2811 Engineers Pipeline District Company of the Army Corps of Engineers during World War II in the Pacific Theater. This collection includes letters, journal entries, and a manuscript memoir, and documents.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/2007

Additional filters:

World War, 1939-1945--Germany 7
United States. Army Ground Forces 4
World War, 1939-1945 4
Fort Hood (Tex.) 3
Prisoners of war 3