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Guantánamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Archie William Birchwood collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0165 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0165
Content Description

This collection relates to Archie William Birchwood who served with the U.S. Coast Guard as a border patrolman and the U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II. With the Coast Guard, Birchwood searched for illegal immigrants along the Coast of Florida between Miami and Pensacola. This collection includes an oral history transcript and supporting documents including radio licenses, salary, and a merchant passport.

Dates: 1937-1946

Theodore Schrottke collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0018 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0018
Content Description

This collection relates to Theodore Schrotkke who served as a ground radio operator in the Marine 13th Defense Battalion, 5th Amphibious Corps Artillery. He served in the Caribbean and Pacific theaters, serving from 1942 to 1946. Schrottke was a part of the D-Day invasion team of Iwo Jima. This collection contains military documents, photographs, and a personal narrative relating to the life and service of Theodore Schrottke.

Dates: 1942-1946

Watkins Family Papers

Identifier: MSS 1956-058

The Watkins Family Papers contain personal letters, business records, bible correspondence course materials, legal documents, memorabilia, and newsclippings.

Dates: Created: 1877-1931