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World War, 1939-1945--Engineering and construction

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Anson E. Voorhees Manuscript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0068 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0068
Scope and Contents

The Anson E. Voorhees collection contains one folder with a 14-page typed transcript of an oral history interview.

Dates: Created: 2008-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1948; Other: Date acquired: 05/14/2009

Edward Carrow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-99.0565
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Private First Class Edward Carrow who served with the 665th Engineer Topographical Company, 4th Regiment, in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.  The collection contains numerous letters dating from July 1943 to October 1945. The collection also contains a scrapbook containing telegrams, playbills, several photographs, two maps of Europe and the Pacific, and several currency notes from France, Germany, and Austria.

Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 10/19/1999

James R. Green papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2017 Box, Folder: 17.0031-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-17.0031
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to James R. Green, a private. The collection contains an official spiral-bound photo album chronicling the installation of military motor vehicle assembly plants in Algiers by American soldiers, then transferred to the French. Also included is a letter summarizing the contents of the book and multiple copies of a commendation Private Green received for his work in Algiers from the French Army in thanks for his service with Company F, 2nd Battalion of the 302nd Ordnance Assembly Group.

Dates: 1943; Other: Date acquired: 10/16/2017

Leon J. Gwiazdowski papers

 Collection — Box 14.0044 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-14.0044
Scope and Contents

Leon J. Gwiazdowski served as a U.S. Army engineer in the Pacific Theater with the 340th Engineers during World War II. His collection includes letters written between Gwiazdowski and his family, as well as other documents relating to his time in the military.

Dates: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 09/29/2014

Leroy Reece transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0163 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0163
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Leroy Reece who served as a Private First Class in the United States Army during World War II in the all-black unit, Company B, 317th Engineer Battalion which served in the European Theater.

Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/02/2004

Roy Lindsey collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-11.0039
Scope and Contents

This is the collection of Roy Lindsey who served in World War II as part of the 81st Engineering Aviation Battalion in the European Theater. The collection contains postcards from America and Abroad and greeting cards. Letters between Roy Lindsey and his wife Irene, while Roy Lindsey was serving in the European Theatre are also included, along with photographs of Roy Lindsey during his time in the Army. Also included are letters between Roy Lindsey and his brother whom also served during World War II. There are telgrams, and an expired driver's license.

Dates: 1943-1949

Lyle Salisbury transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0122 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0122
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a transcript of an oral history interview with Lyle Salisbury who served with the 537th Engineer Light Pontoon Company during World War II in the European Theater from 1944 to January 1946.

He describes seeing the small Regen and Cham concentration camps. He also discusses the camaraderie with German civilians after the war was better than it was with the French.

Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 06/21/2006

Joseph G. Moretti collection

 Collection — Box 00.0291-Box 1
Identifier: 02-00.0291
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Joseph G. Moretti who joined the U.S. Navy in Jacksonville, Florida in September 1942. He served in the Navy's Construction Battalion (Seabees) and the 8th Underwater Demolition Team (UDT8) until his discharge on August 14, 1945. He was stationed in Fort Peirce, Florida until he transferred to the Aleutian Islands and, later, the South Pacific. His collection includes an oral history recorded in 2000, Moretti's naval logbook, miscellaneous government documents from 1941 to 1957, news clippings from the 1990s, and photographs.

Dates: 1941-2000

Harry E. Neff collection

 Collection — Box 14.0005-Box 1
Identifier: 02-14.0005
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harry E. Neff who served during World War I and World War II. Harry E. Neff served as a Machine Operator for the 844th Aviation Engineer Battalion at March Field, California during World War II. This collection includes letters written by Neff to Dixie Johnson who resided in Chicago, Illinios.

Dates: 1918-1953

Reserve Officers Association collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02-14.0016
Content Description

This collection relates to the Reserve Officers Association and the experience of its members during World War Two.

Dates: 1939-2007

Roger Luther Peters papers

 Collection — Memoirs
Identifier: 02-18.0017
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Private First Class Roger Luther Peters who served with the 1143rd Engineer Combat Group in the European Theater during World War II. The collection contains three short memoirs.

Dates: Created: 1945-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1945, 2002, 2007; Other: Date acquired: 05/21/2018