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World War, 1939-1945--Pacific Ocean--Naval operations, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Kenneth F. Cameron papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2008 Box, Folder: 08.0042 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-08.0042
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Kenneth F. Cameron of Portland, Maine who provided a telephone interview on February 8, 2001, concerning his experiences in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The collection contains an oral history interview transcript. The transcript consists of an 8-page oral history interview. In the interview he discusses working in a shipyard, joining the Seabees, and the places he served in the Pacific. He talks about building for the war relief program, and Bundles for Britain. Some other topics Cameron discusses are working on LSTs while under fire from the Japanese, the climate in the South Pacific, catching malaria, weight loss, and returning home to a war...
Dates: 1941-1946; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/14/2008

Daniel Duffy transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0110 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0110
Content Description

This collection relates to Daniel Duffy who served as a U.S. Navy executive officer in the Pacific Theater during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Duffy details his experience with the U.S. Navy, the V-12 program, descriptions of his time in the Pacific theater, and the GI Bill.

Dates: July 20, 2005; Event: Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Keith Basil Fairchild collection

 Collection — Oversize Box 1 - 19.0006
Identifier: 02-19.0006
Content Description

This collection relates to Keith Basil Fairchild who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater and remained in the U.S. Navy as a career. The collection includes a scrapbook, photographs, and documents.

Dates: 1941-1963

James R. Hancock transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2017 Box, Folder: 17.0006 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-17.0006
Scope and Contents

This transcript contains an oral history interview of James R. Hancock who served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S.Franklin aircraft carrier during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/20/2012

Harry L. Andrews Papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0134-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0134
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harry L. Andrews who served as a U.S. naval officer aboard the USS LST-569 during WWII in the Pacific Theater of Operations. This collection contains a letter from Andrews to Dr. William Oldson in which he describes the route his ship takes throughout World War II. The USS LST-569 initially departed from New Orleans on 29 May 1944 and ended in Shanghai, China before being transferred.

Dates: Created: 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/13/2000

John R. Long papers

 Collection — Letters/Photographs/Publications/Documents/Newspaper Clippings
Identifier: 02-00.0556
Scope and Contents

This collection contains various materials that belonged to U.S. Navy Roman Catholic Chaplain John Robert Long, who served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-1966. The collection includes photographs, publications, religious literature and personal correspondence.

Dates: Created: 1939-1992; Other: Date acquired: 05/31/2000

Benjamin T. Leland collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02-21.0002
Content Description

This collection relates to U.S. Navy Lieutenant Benjamin T. Leland who served as a fighter pilot on the U.S.S. Wasp with VF-86 Squadron during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations and remained in the U.S. Navy Reserves until retiring in 1964. He was recalled to active duty as a pilot during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953 and served with Squadron VF-831 on the U.S.S. Antietam. This collection includes Leland's oral history interview transcript, memoirs, artifacts, flight equipment, documents, Leland's U.S. Navy Flight Jacket, and photographs.

Dates: Event: 1920-2016; Event: Majority of material found within 1941-1946

Weaver Family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-19.0003
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Paul Zaccaria and Harry Walters Peters relatives who both served as enlisted in the U.S. Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations. This collection contains Naval Uniforms from Paul Zaccaria and Harry Walters Peters, as well as Zaccaria's photographs of Nagasaki shortly after the atomic bombs were dropped and Prisoner of War repatriation.

Dates: 1942 - 1979

William Carrier papers

 Collection — Photographs/Documents
Identifier: 02-08.0092
Scope and Contents William Carrier served as an Assistant Turret Officer aboard the USS Nashville from 1944-46 in the Pacific Theater during World War II. During Carrier's time aboard the Nashville, General Douglas MacArthur was transported twice by the Nashville. At this time, Carrier was able to capture candid photographs of MacArthur. This collection contains those photographs as well as photographs of Pacific scenery and crew, along with handwritten notes by Carrier of battles in which the USS Nashville participated. A photograph book is also included that details the...
Dates: Created: 1942-1998; Other: Date acquired: 04/29/2008