World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Europe
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
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 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.
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.