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Yamashita, Tomobumi--1885-1946

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Margarita and William H. King collection

 Collection — Box: 12.0006 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-12.0006
Content Description

This collection relates to the wartime correspondence between Margarita King and her husband William H. King, who served in the Army Air Corps in the Philippines during World War II. The collection contains letters collected and sent between Margarita and William, personal photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and employment documents.

Dates: 1938-1946; Majority of material found within 1944-1946

Thurston Macon transcript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0511 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0511
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Thurston Macon who served as a Corporal in the United States Army with 799th Military Police Battalion during World War II. Within this interview, Macon describes his basic training at Fort Custer in Battle Creek, Michigan, his trip to Australia on the USAT Willard A. Holbrook. He describes his guard detail for General MacArthur in Brisbane, Australia, and Manila, as well as his personal interaction with MacArthur. Macon was also chosen as an honor guard for the Yamashita trial in late 1945.

Dates: Created: 1941-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/02/2001

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