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Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence H. Anderson papers

 Collection — Box 15.0005 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-15.0005
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Private First Class Clarence H. Anderson who served with the 41st Armored Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Division, in the European theater during World War II. The collection contains letters from Anderson to his fiance Eleanor Schumaker. The letters encompass ten months from March 1944-January 1945 in which he writes from England, France, Belgium, and Germany. Clarence was wounded in Germany and sent to a hospital in England to recover. Julius Sleszak was stationed in California in the Transportation Section at Camp Beale. He sent seven letters to his wife during November 1945.

Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/27/2015

Donald N. Duvick transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0111 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0111
Scope and Contents

Technician Fourth Grade Donald N. Duvick's oral history transcript describes his experiences as a company clerk with the 1265th Engineer Combat Battalion, Company B, of the United States Army. His experiences in Germany as a non-combatant illustrate other roles soldiers were assigned during World War II.

Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 06/21/2006

James R. Pemberton papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0476 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0476
Scope and Contents

The James R. Pemberton oral history interview transcript includes his time as a sergeant in the 103rd Infantry Division, 410th Regiment, Company K, 3rd Platoon, 3rd Squadron. He served as an engineer in France, Germany, and Austria from 1943-1945 and participated at D-Day and Battle of the Bulge. He documents his experiences during the war in regards to his military training, losing friends, taking German prisoners, how he earned his Bronze Star Medal, specific events in which he participated, and his pre/post-war activities.

Dates: Created: 1942-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 09/27/2001