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Frank Watkins collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0255-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0255
Content Description

This collection relates to Technical Sergeant Frank Watkins, who served with the 449th Bombardment Group, 15th Air Force, in Italy during World War II. The B-24 bomber on which Watkins was a crew was shot down over Regensburg, Germany. Watkins was captured and spent than 15 months as a prisoner of war. This collection includes mostly personal letters written to an aunt (1944-1946), from his time as a POW through his repatriation.

Dates: 1944-1945

Werner Wisian manuscript

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 1998 Box, Folder: 98.0241 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-98.0241
Scope and Contents The Werner Wisian manuscript includes detailed descriptions of Private Wisian's time as a member of the 5th Army, Company G, 2nd Battalion, 141st Infantry. He served in the Mediterranean Theater in Italy, and spent over a year as a prisoner of war in various prisoner of war camps such as Stalag IIIB. His 24 page manuscript includes correspondence with a Russian prisoner of war and information on the Texas National Guard. His 1995 manuscript covers topics such as life during basic training, specific actions in combat, life as a prisoner of war, and personal reflections on the war. Also included are facts taken from the Official 36th Infantry...
Dates: Created: 1940-1995; Other: Date acquired: 11/08/1999

William A. Kummerer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-07.0135
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Staff Sergeant William A. Kummerer who served with the 463rd Field Artillery Battalion, 101st Airborne Division during World War II.  The majority of this collection concerns the reunions of the 101st Airborne, 463rd Field Artillery Battalion, on the creation of the division shoulder patch. Included in the collection are many reunion photographs, photographs of the patch, Mr. Kummerer's decorations, and several captured German insignias. There are several newsletters or magazine articles that describe not only the unit's history but its efforts against the German offensive at Bastogne in December 1944. The collection further contains files and...
Dates: Created: 1941-1987; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 11/20/2007

William R. Lueders collection

 Collection — Container: Oral History Interview Transcript
Identifier: 02-05.0070
Scope and Contents

The collection of William R. Lueders contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Lueders served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a cameraman in the 163rd Signal Photo Company in the North African, Mediterranean, and European (ETO) Theaters. The collection also includes two photographs of an unnamed concentration camp in France and a Veteran's questionnaire.

Dates: Created: 1933-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1941; Other: Date acquired: 04/12/2005

Raymond L. Williams collection

 Collection — Box: 20.0002- Box 1
Identifier: 02-20.0002
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Raymond L. Williams, who served in the U.S. Army occupation immdediately after World War II in Eastern Italy and the Balkans. This collection contains artifacts and newspaper articles relating to the life and service of Raymond L. Williams

Dates: 1945-2020

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