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This collection relates to James W. George who served as a Chief Master Sergeant in the 9th U.S Army Air Force. Wilmot R. George was James George's brother and also served in the European Theater. He served as a Tech Sergeant and received a Silver Star. This collection contains a one-page handwritten summary of James George's military service and ten-page memoir of his brother Wilmont's service during the Second World War.
Coleridge Augustus Jemmott was an African American soldier in the United States Army, "I" company, 22nd Quartermaster Regiment. He served in Italy and North Africa as a sergeant, transporting the "Anizio Annie" cannon, from 1942 to 1945. The collection contains photographs and ephemera from Jemmott's war years. There are sixty black-and-white photographs of Jemmott with his unit in North Africa and Italy. There is also a menu from a Casablanca restaurant, Port of Leghorn entry card, newspaper clippings, and a North African Theater uniform patch.
This collection relates to John Eugene Zemanek who served as a bombardier on a B-24 with the 455th Bombardment Group in Italy during World War II. The collection contains a typed account of the events of April 25, 1945, Zemanek's last bombing mission, and annotated photocopies of pages from Stephen Ambrose's The Wild Blue.
The collection relates to the service of Eunice Brierley Kannette who served as U.S. Army nurse in North Africa and Italy. This collection consists of a single issue (incomplete) of the render='italic'>Naples Daily News , June 5, 2015 and render='italic> The Banner, June 6, 2015 featuring stories related to the war-time service of Kannette. It also contains a photocopy of render='italic'> APO 424 , a unit history of the 33rd General Hospital in World War II.
The collection of Alfred E. Kozlowski contains a photocopy of a brief unit history of the United States Army 473rd Infantry Regiment entitled "Italy 1945" and newspaper clippings from the Chicago Tribune on April 14, 1997, regarding the 10th Mountain Division.
This collection of letters relates to Sergeant Halsey A. La Bounty who served in North Africa and Italy during World War II. His first involvement in the North African campaign was at Casablanca, Morocco in 1942.
This collection contains papers pertaining to Leroy Charles Heinse's experiences at Pass Christian training school in Mississippi, and as a United States Merchant Marine during World War II, and as an injured veteran after the Mustard Gas bombings of the SS John Bascom. The papers include photographs, letters, short stories, drawings, certificates, mustard gas information, medical documents, information about Merchant Marine Veterans, newspapers, military documents, photographs of medals, booklets, foreign money, Merchant Marine songs, magazines, and official logbooks from the SS John Bascom.
The Loren E. Jackson manuscript "Epilogue to a War Story" documents Lieutenant Colonel Loren E. Jackson's experience as a prisoner of war when he was shot down during D-Day from his B-17 that he piloted with the 385th Bomb Group during World War II. His manuscript details his encounter with the German Gerhard Graf von Schwerin who he met in the 1960s after not seeing him since he was interrogated by him. Jackson recounts the conversation he had with General and touches on multiple subjects, such as German memory of war, behaviors of the Germans, morale, and the surrendering of Germany.
Alan May served as a gunner on a B-24 Bomber with the 451st Bomb Group during World War II in Italy and was shot down during a mission to Ploesti, Romania, and became a POW. May was awarded the Purple Heart, Air Medals, 2 Presidential Unit Citations, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Included in this collection is a footnoted manuscript diary of missions.
This collection relates to William J. McCusker III who served as a C-47 pilot with the 18th Troop Carrier Squadron during World War II. The collection includes letters, documents, photographs, flight records, certificates, pilot manuals, and pilot training class yearbooks. The collection also contains handwritten notebooks kept by William J. McCusker III during his service as a police officer with the New York Police Department.
This collection relates to John L. McQuigg (Lieutenant Colonel with the US Army Air Force) who served with the 8th Air Force in Photographic Reconnaissance in the European and Mediterranean Theaters and participated in the North African and the Italian Allied Photo Reconnaissance Wing, including surveillance for the Anzio Landing. The collection contains military papers, ephemera, photographs, artifacts, and maps covering John L. McQuigg's communication with his wife and children, surveillance operations during the war, and documents from the Air Force reserves following the war.
This collection relates to Diana Naylor Morgan who served as a junior USO hostess in New Jersey during World War II. The collection includes an oral interview with Morgan, news articles, photographs, and letters sent to her from American and British soldiers deployed overseas during World War II.
In the letters, servicemen describe their day to day activities while deployed overseas, their locations, views on the Japanese, and opinions about the Atomic Bomb. A letter dated June 2, 1944, written by an American sailor Ernest Feasy was not censored; Feasy describes how he is waiting for D-Day to arrive.
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.
Helen D. Nowels-Mark served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps stationed in the North African and Pacific Theaters during the World War II. This collection contains letters sent to Helen D. Nowels-Marks from soldiers she had met at her various stations. They reflect the trials of long-distance love, the frustrations of war, and the relief at the war's end. Included in this collection are photographs and newspaper articles about some of her nurse friends, a picture diary, and her wedding in 1952.
This collection relates to First Lieutenant Richard N. Peters who served as a pilot in the Army Air Corps in the European Theater of Operations in Italy with a troop carrier squadron. This collection contains an oral history interview transcript and three flight training yearbooks.
This collections related to Richard G. Power (Sergeant) who served with the 343rd Engineer Service with the US Army during World War II. The collection consists of maps, a letter, and photographs.
This collection relates to Francis W. Purdy who served as a Navigator on B-17 bombers with the 347th Bomb Squadron, 99th Bombardment Group (Heavy), during World War II. He was stationed in Italy and flew during missions over both Italy and Austria. This collection contains a manuscript memoir written by Purdy which includes pages from training manuals and photographs from Purdy's life.
This collection contains a copy of the oral history interview of Joe Rendelman who served with the 15th Air Force in Italy. He was shot down over Romania after twenty-five missions. He spent six months in a POW camp and was liberated by the Russians in 1944.
This collection relates to the Reserve Officers Association and the experience of its members during World War Two.
Robert H. Dodd was in the Army Air Force during World War II and served with the 459th Bombardment Group. His collection includes handwritten letters to his parents about his Air Force training in the USA and time overseas in Italy and North Africa. The collection also includes an oral history about his upbringing, time in Yugoslavia, Austria and Italy during the war and his retirement in Florida. Aerial photographs of Italian and Romanian cities and newspaper photocopies are also included.
This collection relates to Dr. Donald R. Roberts who served as a World War II surgeon with the 47th Regiment, 9th Infantry Division in North Africa and Europe. This collection contains his memoir titled The Other War: A World War II Journal where he details his time at Fort Bragg, in North Africa, Sicily, England, Normandy, Belgium, Germany, and Dachau.
This collection relates to George H. Rosenfield who served in the 10th Mountain Division and 85th Infantry Regiment in the European Theater of Operations in Italy during World War II. This collection includes his 18-page, self-published memoir where he recounts his training at Camp Hale and combat in the North Apennines, Alps, and Po Valley. This collection also includes a veteran questionnaire about George H. Rosenfield.
Technical Sergeant Seth A. McKinney served as a flight engineer and a gunner on a B-24 Liberator stationed at Cerignola, Italy. He completed over 40 missions as a part of the 767th Bombardment Squadron, 461st Bombardment Group of the 15th Air Force. This collection includes photographs, documents, and artifacts.
This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Bascom Walden Sparkman who served with Service Company, 753rd Tank Battalion, in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Southern France, and Germany during World War II. The 753rd served as a detached unit assigned as armored support for both the 36th and 45th Infantry Divisions. The collection includes letters sent from Sparkman to his wife Eleanor and his family. Letters from his family to Sparkman are also included. Furthermore, the collection includes documents, unit newspapers, diaries, postcards, personal items carried by Sparkman, and artifacts.
Leonard J. Travaline (also spelled Traveline in some records) served in the United States Army as an Artilleryman from 1941 to 1945. He served with the 166th Field Artillery Battalion and later the 938th Field Artillery Battallion in the Mediterranean and European Theaters. He served as a front line observer in Oran, North Africa, Italy, France, Germany, and Austria. The collection contains a transcribed daily journal that Travaline kept from the time of his landing in North Africa until the end of the war and his arrival back in the States in September 1945.
This collection relates to Sergeant Edward A. Treacy who served with the 815th Engineer Aviation Battalion in England, Algeria, Tunisia, Sicily, and Italy during World War II. The collection includes memoirs, oral history interview, documents, photographs, artifacts, and an M-44 U.S. Army uniform jacket.
- Subject: World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy X
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy 58
- World War, 1939-1945 35
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Africa, North 28
- World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American 16
- World War, 1939-1945--Austria 13
- World War, 1939-1945--Germany 13
- World War, 1939-1945--United States 13
- United States. Army--History 12
- United States. Army--Military life 12
- United States. Army Ground Forces 11
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy--Sicily 11
- Prisoners of war 9
- Anzio, Battle of, Anzio, Italy, 1944 8
- B-24 (Bomber) 7
- Oran (Algeria) 7
- United States. Army Air Forces--Military life 7
- Rome (Italy) 6
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Algeria 6
- World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Mediterranean Sea 6
- World War, 1939-1945--Mediterranean Region 6 ∧ less
- United States. Army. European Theater of Operations 19
- United States. Army 16
- United States. Army Air Forces 9
- Camp Blanding (Fla.) 5
- United States. Army. Mountain Division, 10th 5
- United States. Army. Mediterranean Theater of Operations 4
- United States. Navy 4
- United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 15th 3
- United States. Army. Airborne Division, 101st 3
- International Committee of the Red Cross. Central Agency for Prisoners of War 2
- Stalag Luft III 2
- United States. Air Weather Service 2
- United States. Army Ground Forces. 2
- United States. Army Nurse Corps 2
- United States. Army. Army, 5th 2
- United States. Army. Army, 7th 2
- United States. Army. Corps of Engineers 2
- United States. Army. Infantry Division, 36th 2
- United States. Army. Signal Corps 2
- 484th Bombardment Group Association 1 ∧ less