Admiralty Islands (Papua New Guinea)
Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Manuscripts/Newspapers/Documents
Scope and Contents Kenneth D. Kelly served in the 78th US Naval Construction Battalion during World War II on New Caledonia, the Admiralty Islands, and on Okinawa. Included in his collection are a number of news articles related to the Seabees, his typed memoir, and a copy of the unit's battalion log.
Dates: Created: 1943-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/13/2000
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Technician 3 Helen B. Strzelczyk who served with the United States Women's Army Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater between June 1943 and November 1945. This collection includes a photocopy of a scrapbook, diaries and notebooks during Helen B. Strzelczyk’s time in basic training and in serving in the WAAC, as well as several souvenirs during her time of service. Souvenirs include photographs taken in Old Bay, New Guinea and Manila, Philippines; Japanese issued Manila currency, newspapers, pamphlets and postcards. This collection also includes letters to Helen B. Strzelczyk from friends, co-workers, and other military members. Additional identification...
Dates: June 1943-November 1945