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World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--India

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

George and Hazel Barbour papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 1 (01.0001-01.0033), Folder: 01.0026 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0026
Scope and Contents The collection of George and Hazel Barbour relates to George Barbour who served in the 14th Air Force "Flying Tigers" in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater, and his wife Hazel Barbour who remained on the home front during World War II. The collection contains an oral history transcript interview of George Barbour.  It also contains Barbour's unofficial flight journal. Also included are memoirs by his wife, Hazel Barbour, of life on the home front in South Portland, Maine. The collection also consists of brief recollections of her mother (who worked at a shipyard in South Portland, Oregon) on the life of the Pueblo Air Base.  Moreover, the collection contains log notes of George...
Dates: Created: 1942-2003; Other: Majority of material found within 1941-1946; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/2002

Eddie Barrington transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 4 (04.0119-04.0154)
Identifier: 04.0154
Scope and Contents

This oral history interview transcript relates to Eddie Barrington who served with C Company in the 823rd Air Aviation Engineers. Barrington was assigned to work on the Ledo Road under General Joseph Stilwell in December 1942 in the China Burma India campaign. The collection includes a transcript of an interview, recorded May 20, 2004 and audio recording. The recording includes portions of the interview that are not transcribed.

Dates: Created: 1920-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1956; Other: Date acquired: 05/20/2004

Charles Harold Martin papers

 Collection — Box 09.0086-Box 1
Identifier: 09.0086
Content Description

First Sergeant Charles H. Martin Served with the 3848th Quartermaster Truck Company in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater for 16 months as a clerk. The collection includes Martin's three honorable discharge certificates, Enlisted Reserve Corps Qualification and Availability Questionnaire, and Separation Qualification Record. Also within this collection is Martin's personal copy of photograph album "A Yank's Memories of Calcutta" by Clyde Waddell. This album includes captioned photographs of important buildings, streets, and religious culture of the citizens of Calcutta, India.

Dates: 1944-1956; Other: Date acquired: 2009-06-03; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-11-04

William J. McCusker III collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 17.0013
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to William J. McCusker III who served as a C-47 pilot with the 18th Troop Carrier Squadron during World War II.  The collection includes letters, documents, photographs, flight records, certificates, pilot manuals, and pilot training class yearbooks. The collection also contains handwritten notebooks kept by William J. McCusker III during his service as a police officer with the New York Police Department.

Dates: 1937-2004; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2017-07-07

Reserve Officers Association collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 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; Other: Date accessioned: 2021-04-16

Robert J. Keefer papers

 Collection — 00.0488 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0488
Scope and Contents

Robert J. Keefer served as a company commander and regimental operations officer of the African American 45th Quartermaster Truck Regiment in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. The collection of Robert J. Keefer contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. This collection also contains government documents, photographs, and other items detailing Keefer's experiences in World War II. There are three pamphlets in this collection, including one regarding Indian labor.

Dates: Created: 1939-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/28/2000

Joe Gray Sparks papers

 Collection — Box 2019 Single Folder Collections, Folder: 19.0007 - Folder 1
Identifier: 19.0007
Content Description

This collection relates to Captain Joe Gray Sparks who served as a pilot with the 11 Bomb Squadron in the Pacific Theater during World War II. This collection includes a flash memory drive containing scanned copies of letters, documents, photographs, manuscript biography, newspaper articles, and artifacts that belonged to Sparks.

Dates: 1915-1994; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-04-24

Marvin S. Waits collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 11 (01.0278-01.0305), Folder: Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0299
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Marvin S. Waits who served with the 14th Air Force in China. He was enlisted from 1942-1945. This collection contains an interview with Waits with information about his experiences in China during the war, the censorship in the US Army, the terrors in the mission, and the relationship between soldiers and local people.

Dates: 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2001-07-24; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-13

Sheridan S. Winkelman papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 22 (01.0525-01.0532), Folder: 01.0529 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0529
Scope and Contents

These papers relate to Sheridan S. Winkelman, who served in the China Burma India (CBI) Theater during World War II in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 12 Bombardment Group. The manuscript covers many topics, such as training and US activities in CA, Myrtle Beach, SC, and then in the CBI Theater, life in India, the economic crisis, prostitution, anti-Japanese sentiment, and gender concepts in China. He also discusses coming home and peace at the end of the war.

Dates: 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2001-09-24; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-07