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World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Leonard J. Travaline transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collecion - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0522-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0522
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1941-1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 02/05/2008

Ralph J. Valente collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-19.0001
Content Description

This collection relates to Ralph J. Valente, who served as a Private in Company A, 318th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Division, in the U.S. Army during the Second World War. Valente served in France, where he was severly wounded in action during an engagement in Phlin, France on November 9, 1944. He died from his wounds fifteen days later on November 24. The collection contains correspondence between Valente and his family and relatives, as well as typed and written documents pertaining to the retrieval and reinternment of Valente’s remains, cased engraved Purple Heart Medal, and photographs from before Valente’s enlistment and from Valente’s training.

Dates: 1942-1945

Walter and Fred Mynarkiewicz Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0761
Scope and Contents This collection contains items from two brothers, Walter and Fred Mynarkiewicz. Walter served as a Machinist Mate Second Class in the U.S. Navy. He was stationed in Trinidad, Hawaii, China, and built landing fields in the Philippines. Fred served in the 346th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry Division and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service as a Medical Technician. He served during the Battle of the Bulge and liberated concentration camps in Germany. The collection includes letters, postcards, brochures, and official documents. The collection's publications include the monthly magazine of the 30th C. B. (Construction Battalion) Battalion and the ...
Dates: Created: 1939-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/18/1999

Alan and Rita Wold collection

 Collection — Oversize 19.0026-Box 1
Identifier: 02-19.0026
Content Description

This collection relates to Alan and Rita Wold. Alan served as a Staff Sergeant with Company F, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II. He received the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, and Silver Star Medal. Rita Wold attended high school in Cleveland, Ohio during the war. The collection contains photographs, military documents, personal documents, marriage papers, and medals.

Dates: 1924-1949