Army Specialized Training Program (U.S.)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- 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
- United States. Army--History 3
- United States. Army--Military life 3
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Western Front 3
- World War, 1939-1945--United States 3
- Germany--History--1933-1945 2
- World War, 1939-1945--Food supply 2
- World War, 1939-1945--Medical care 2
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American 2
- Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945 1
- Bad Cannstatt (Stuttgart, Germany) 1
- Bitche (France) 1
- Bremen (Germany) 1
- Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
- Camp Claiborne (La.) 1
- Camp Grant (Ill.) 1 + ∧ less