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World War, 1939-1945--Logistics--United States

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Card papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2003 Box 6 (03.0176-03.203), Folder: 03.0189 - Folder 1
Identifier: 03.0189
Scope and Contents

The collection of Arthur W. Card contains an oral history transcript of an interview conducted by or for the Institute on World War II. He discusses bringing US troops to and from Europe, as well as returning German POWs to Germany at the end of the war. He also discusses his work in the engine room (where he felt proud to be "more important" to the soldiers on the ship because they relied on his work to keep them safe) and his time ashore in Naples, Italy.

Dates: Created: 1943-1947; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/17/2003

George Langford collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 97.0064
Scope and Contents

This collection contains seven boxes pertaining to George, Daniel, and William Langford's experiences during World War II and life post-war. The papers include personal documents, military documents, photographs, paintings, newspaper articles, pamphlets, magazines, foreign money, and most prolifically, letters. Also included in George Langford's collection is a full box of artifacts pertaining to his war-time experience.

Dates: 1941-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1954; Other: Date acquired: 12/17/1997; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-09

Raymond Lucitt collection

 Collection — Single Folders Collections - 2015 Box 3 (15.0034-15.0043), Folder: 15.0034 - Folder 1
Identifier: 15.0034
Scope and Contents This collection is related to Raymond Lucitt. The collection contains booklets: Air Raid Warden Manual, Newark Defense Council, Red Cross First Aid Book, 1941 War Department Soldier's Manual, 1917 Soldier's French Course Book. In addition to Lucitt's Selective Service papers, this collection is of interest to anyone seeking to know what a GI might have carried on a daily basis. Well-worn papers include a Soldiers' Deposit Receipt, Notice of Classification, Army Exchange Service Ration Card European Theater of Operation United States Army (ETOUSA), leave permission slip, Army Exchange Ration Card, Meal Ticket, pay stub, United States Army 16 mm Projection Operators Permit. Also included...
Dates: 1941-1947; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2015-08-28; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-06-07