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Troy E. Hoover papers

 Collection — Container: Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02-12.0054

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs of mountains ranges, camps, U.S.O. shows and fellow soldiers in Europe during World War II. The photographs mainly relate to the 124th General Hospital and locations surrounding it. The majority of the photographs were taken in Longway, England and Salzburg, Austria with some other cities in Europe appearing occasionally. The 124th General Hospital was located in England. According to the included photographs, Hoover spent time in Battle Creek, MI and Camp Ellis, IL as well. The collection also contains a handwritten medical journal.


  • Created: 1942-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 09/19/2012


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast works from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience must be requested and granted in writing by the director of the Institute. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Institute on World War II as the owner of the physical items and the copyright holder. Possession of a copy of an item does not constitute permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast it. The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience reserves the right to refuse permission to individuals and publishers who have not complied with its policies. Permission fees must be paid before images are provided. Please contact the director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience for current publication and duplication rates.

Biographical or Historical Information

Troy E. Hoover was born May 23, 1923 and passed away on August 16, 2012. He was a Sergeant and a Grade 4 Technician during World War II with the 124th General Hospital in England. He was not a part of any battles and was never wounded or otherwise injured in combat. He is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.


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Source of Acquisition

Stephen M. Hoover

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Entered 06/12/2017.
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Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository