World War, 1939-1945--United States
Found in 89 Collections and/or Records:
Mario Joseph Patruno papers
Mario Joseph Patruno's collection includes a manuscript/oral history that covers his service in the 101st Airborne through his wounding in Operation Market Garden. The collection also includes three photographs, two of Patruno and one photograph taken inside Patruno's C-47 Transport on the night of 5 June 1944.
Philip Hosid papers
This collection contains the personal papers of Sergeant Philip Hosid of Company D 110th Infantry Regiment of the 11th Armored Division. In this collection are Hosid's discharge papers, Certificate for a Bronze Star, Authorization for Issuance of Awards, Newspaper clippings of 11th Armored Division's liberation of Mauthausen, a Certificate of Appreciation,The Thunderbolt: The Official Publication of the 11th Armored Division, and an 11th Armored Division periodical.
Carl Pike collection
This collection contains three issues of Eastern Aircraftsman magazines printed during World War II.
Pete Reader collection
This letter is a chain letter entitled "Make Hitler Feel Like Thirty Cents" describing the steps to be taken in purchasing Defense Stamps to be used in the purchase of United States Government Defense Bonds.
Katherine Reibman transcript
This collection relates to Katherine Reibman who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II at Camp Upton. This collection contains an Oral History where Reibman recounts her experiences during the war where she was responsible for handing out uniforms and later handing over the records of African Americans being discharged.
Joe Rendelman papers
This collection contains a copy of the oral history interview of Joe Rendelman who served with the 15th Air Force in Italy. He was shot down over Romania after twenty-five missions. He spent six months in a POW camp and was liberated by the Russians in 1944.
Richard Frakes papers
The collection is from PFC (T/Sgt) Richard Frake's military records and ephemera, including training certificates for Pre-RADAR VIII, Bomb Reconnaissance School, and Radio/Radar Repairman. The collection also has unofficial certificates proving that Frakes "officially" passed the equator and became a "shellback" on board the USAT Pemant. There are also documents and ephemera about Japanese POWs surrendering.
Richard Webb papers
Richard Webb was a storekeeper first class in the US Navy in the European Theater. He was a mail clerk and storekeeper and received three Bronze Stars This collection includes a 10-page typed memoir about a trip to England aboard the LST-293, an account of D-Day, and an account of actions taken at Mount St. Michel. Also included are his reflections on death and dying and the role of "ducks" in WWII as well as 28 photographs of the LST, its crew, the dead and wounded GIs on D-Day, German POWs, and other naval craft.
Robert Hoffmann papers
The collection of Robert Hoffmann contains an oral history transcript provided by the Reichelt Oral History Program. Hoffmann served with the United State Marine Corps during World War II on the island of Guam.
Roland Cadoret papers
Rolande R. Faucon collection
Herbert Frederick Rothschild papers
Sander Buchman collection
This collection relates to Sander Buchman who served as an Electronic Technician's Mate Third Class in the U.S. Navy aboard U.S.S. AMC(V)2 Minesweeper on the East Coast of the U.S. during World War II. The collection consists of a U.S. Navy winter jacket and military personnel documents.
Margaret Saunders collection
This collection contains an original newspaper of the Wooster Daily Record, August 15, 1945, that belonged to Margaret Saunders while she was a student at the College of Wooster on the homefront during World War II and a U.S. soldier inscribed German flag fragment.
Julian Davis Sewell papers
This collection relates to First Lieutenant Julian Davis Sewell who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II as a Navigator. The collection includes an address book containing the names of men who served with Sewell, a basic U.S. Army Air Corps aeronautics class notebook, Civil Aeronautics Bulletin, and 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment Ceremony program and roster.
Kenneth A. Skoog papers
Sophie Sokolowski papers
This collection relates to Sophie Sokolowski (Guzzo) and Ralph J. Guzzo who served as an administrative Sergeant in the U.S. Army with the Headquarters and Service Company, 757th Railway Shop Battalion, in the United States, England, and Europe during World War II. The collection contains letters written from Ralph J. Guzzo during his time in service to his future wife, Sophie. The collection also contains a scrapbook which belonged to Sophie Sokolowski.
Eli Solomon papers
This collection relates to Eli Solomon who served as a Pharmacist's Mate 3rd Class and medic in the United States Navy on board the U.S.S. La Grange in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The collection contains an oral history transcript, photographs, letters, and documents.
Stalag 17 POWs papers
This collection was compiled by Edward McKenzie and includes a directory of New Hampshire Ex-POWs book. It is a boxed collection of approroximately 20 individual collections of American POWs who were interned at Stalag 17. The individual collections collectively consist of personal papers, transcripts, documents, photographs, and drawings relating to their experiences as prisoners of war.
Stanley Marshall papers
Stanley Marshall was interviewed by Dr. William Oldson, former Director of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience at FSU. He served as a field hospital clinical technician in the European Theater during World War II. This collection includes a copy of his oral history interview, two pictures of him, and a photocopy of a newspaper clipping. After the war, Stanley Marshall continued his accademic career, eventually becoming the president of Florida State University.
Stanley P. Koss collection
Herman Stern papers
Helen B. Strzelczyk papers
Theodore Harrington collection
Henry Ellison Thompson collection
This collection relates to Henry Ellison Thompson. This collection covers Thompson's time in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a Flying Cadet and later his time serving at Wheeler Field Hawaii up until his death in October 1941 from an aircraft accident. This collection includes a scrapbook, photographs, military documents including the letter the chaplain sent Thompson's parents after his death, a copy of George Marshall's Victory Report, as well as a memorial binder assembled by the donor that includes the accident report.
Hy Wakstein papers
Hy Wakstein was a Jewish American serviceman who reached the rank of Staff Sergeant with the 778th Anti-Aircraft-Automatic Weapons Battalion, Self Propelled, (served 1943-46) and discusses his experiences as an Army communications officer in the European theater of World War II in this oral history transcript. Wakstein participated in the Battle of the Bulge, and his division advanced further east into Germany than any other American division.
Marcia Watts papers
This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Marcia Wilkinson who served with the USO on the home front during World War II. This collection also contains personal photographs.
William A. Kummerer papers
Hugh Zeigler papers
Hugh Zeigler served with the 454th Heavy Bomb Aviation Ordnance Company, handling and caring for bombs, during World War II in the Philippine Islands. He was captured there by the Japanese and spent the remainder of the war in a POW camp. This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript conducted on January 6, 2000.