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Ardennes, Battle of the, 1944-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Alvin Dinsmore White papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2008 Box, Folder: 08.0084 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-08.0084
Scope and Contents

The collection of Alvin Dinsmore White consists of three letters and a V-mail written by Army officer Jim White of the 42nd "Rainbow" Infantry Division during World War II.  Also, in the collection is a news article and email describing his two other family members' actions during the war. Fort Benning, Georgia, and Rotenberg, Austria are the two discernible locations where Jim wrote his letters.

Dates: Created: 1944-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/15/2008

Arthur Eason papers

 Collection — Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02-99.0271
Scope and Contents This collection includes several different types of documents that refer to the attack on the American 106th Division in St. Vith, Germany on December 16, 1944. The attack on the 422nd, 423rd, and 424th Infantry Regiments of the 106th Division resulted in 8,663 casualties, 416 deaths, 1,246 injuries, and 7,001 soldiers M.I.A. (missing in action).  Pvt. Arthur Eason was captured and transferred to P.O.W. (prisoner of war) camps. Eason was transferred to the Stalag IV B camp in Northeastern Germany. He was among several other POW's from British and Russian battalions. These documents include personal letters, diary entries, official government documents of correspondence, maps, European...
Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1999

Raymond Morton Borgman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-16.0020
Scope and Contents

This collection related to Raymond Morton Borgman (U.S. Army 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division). Borgman served in the European Theater of Operations, first as a truck driver. The collection consists of documents related to the service of an American Army soldier, letters sent to his mother during World War II, and photographs taken during his service. The documents include his induction order, customs declaration, and discharge papers. The letters discuss his transit across the Atlantic Ocean, service in France in July 1944, and his time in hospitals in December 1944. The photographs consist of images of the soldier and his comrades during his military service.

Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/09/2016

Betty L. Brown transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0073 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0073
Scope and Contents

This collection includes an oral history interview transcript of a homefront worker during WWII. She served in a camouflage factory. She describes her experiences surviving the Great Depression, learning of Pearl Harbor, and hearing stories about relatives' military service. This collection also contains a personal photograph.

Dates: 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/30/2007

Eugene S. Brown transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0105 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0105
Scope and Contents

Eugene S. Brown served as a member of the 78th Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II. He served from 1943-1946. His unit arrived in France in November of 1944. He performed duties as a runner and a jeep driver for his unit. This collection contains a transcript from an interview conducted June 7, 2000.

Dates: Created: 1923-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 06/10/2003

Butler and Cowart families collection

 Collection — Box 15.0014 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-15.0014
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to Thomas A. Butler, who served as a First Lieutenant in the 468th Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA) Battalion during World War II. Butler served in France and Germany from 1944-1945, receiving five battle stars and a bronze star medal. In the immediate months following the war, he was stationed at the Berchtesgaden Hof Hotel, which was adjacent to Hitler’s retreat at Obersalzberg, where he operated the Hotel as a retreat for Army officers. Butler maintained a detailed Service Record Book that includes his personal information, transfers, the locations he was deployed, the people he met, and military letters he received during and after the war. In aggregate,...
Dates: Created: 1943-1950; Other: Majority of material found within 1945-1947; Other: Date acquired: 07/28/2015 by Dr. Marie E. Cowart

Carl Lavin papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0146 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0146
Scope and Contents

The papers of Carl Lavin contains a transcript provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Carl Lavin served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946 as an infantryman in the European Theatre of Operations with the 69th Infantry Division. He operated a Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) in the advance across Western Europe in 1944 to 1945, and he relates numerous anecdotes from his combat experiences.

Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/18/1999

Charles Wilfong Chalker collection

 Collection — Box 19.0014-Box 1
Identifier: 02-19.0014
Content Description

This collection relates to Technician 5th Grade Charles Wilfong Chalker who served with the 76th Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II. The collection contains three German World War II period flags brought back after the war from Europe by Chalker.

Dates: Existence: 1939-1945

Charles Alden Haug manuscript

 Collection — Manuscript
Identifier: 02-00.0273
Scope and Contents

This manuscript relates to Sergeant Charles Alden Haug who served with Company B, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division during World War II in the European Theater of Operations. He was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge and Bronze Star Medal. This collection contains an unpublished manuscript memoir.

Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/08/2000

Wilson Malcom Clayton papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0015-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0015
Content Description

This collection relates to Captain Wilson Malcom Clayton who served as a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was assigned as liaison pilot for the 909th Field Artillery Battalion of the 84th Infantry Division in Europe during World War II. He flew L-4 Piper Cubs. The collection contains a handwritten diary that documents his activities during the war.

Dates: Event: December 12, 1944-May 30, 1946

Eugene Dance transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0514 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0514
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the oral history transcript of Lieutenant Colonel Eugene A. Dance pertaining to his World War II service as a First Lieutenant serving in Europe. Oral history transcript states that Eugene Dance (served 1941-46) discusses his experiences in the 38th Infantry Division and the 101st Airborne in World War II.

Dates: Created: 1921-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/07/1999

Dr. Thaddeus M. Moseley journal

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box
Identifier: 02-00.0237
Scope and Contents These papers primarily consist of the 92 page handwritten WWII European Campaign U.S. Army surgeon's journal of Dr. Thaddeus M. Moseley who served with the 4th Auxiliary Surgical Group.  The journal details each surgical case attended to, including patient name, date of injury, and rank. Each case includes details about the type of injury, methods of treatment and various medications used. Moseley includes information regarding the movement of his unit and assignment to various hospitals throughout Europe. While the majority of cases Moseley attended to were U.S. Army casualties, there are entries that include German prisoners-of-war, several civilians, and a British soldier.  Also...
Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/2000

Edward Biedricki II collection

 Collection — General Collection
Identifier: 02-08.0094
Scope and Contents The Edward Biedricki II collection contains assembled documents and ephemera from members of the 4th Armored Division, specifically the 10th Armored Infantry Battalion. This includes two books regarding the actions of the 4th Armored Division and the 3rd Army in Europe, official documents from the 10th Armored Infantry Battalion headquarters describing the actions of the unit across the European theater, pages from the McClellan Cycle newspaper that was distributed around Fort McClelland, and personal letters to members of the division after the war. The Edward Biedricki II collection does not represent the experiences of one single soldier of the unit,...
Dates: Created: 1943-1993; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2008

Albert Fier transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0037 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0037
Content Description

This collection relates to Albert Fier who served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant technician with E Company of the 94th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operation during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript, where Fier documents his time as a medic during the war.

Dates: June 14, 2000; Event: Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Christopher Georgiades transcript

 File — Box Single Folder Collections - 2011 Box, Folder: 11.0053 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-11.0053
Scope and Contents

This Oral History transcript recounts the war experiences of Christopher Georgiades, who served in Europe with the U.S. Army, 10th Armored Division, during the the Battle of the Bulge. He was sent as a replacement after the events of Bastogne and was a part of the closing the Saar-Moselle Triangle. He participated in the invasion of Germany and was in Bavaria in May of 1945 when the war ended in Europe.

Dates: January 12, 2011; Event: 1944-1945

Harvey Glick papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0341 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0341
Scope and Contents

The papers of Harvey Glick contains a transcript that was provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Harvey Glick served with the 63rd Infantry Division in the European theater during World War II.

Dates: Created: 1944-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/24/1999

James W. Herrington papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collecion - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0150 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0150
Scope and Contents This collection relates to James W. Harrington who served with the 101st Airborne Division during World War II. This collection includes a manuscript entitled Return to Ville de Bastogne: A Time Remembered, which concerns the Battle for Bastogne, Belgium. This manuscript consists of a 10-page memoir of the Battle of the Bulge following Harrington's return visit to Bastogne 53 years later. He describes his division's encampment prior to the Battle of the Bulge. This manuscript is an exclusive Battle of the Bulge memoir. An additional page entitled "A Trek Remembered" is an account of a specific experience on December 17, 1944. It also includes...
Dates: Event: 1944-1990; Other: Date acquired: 02/23/2000

Mildred Hoffenbloom manuscript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0451 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-02.0451
Abstract

Mildred Hoffenbloom was a soldier in the Women's Army Corps. She served overseas in London as a part of claims division, and in Paris, as an office manager to the American Engineers. She remained in Paris until V-E Day in May 1945, and was discharged from the Army in July 1945.

Dates: Created: January 14, 2002; Event: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/28/2002

Roy M. Holt papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0095 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0095
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Roy Mack Holt, who was enlisted in the U.S. Navy and worked as a Navy aircraft pilot during World War II, serving on anti-submarine patrols on the Atlantic coast and the Caribbean Sea (Cuba, Brazil, and Morocco). The interview covers his life before and after service. The interview also describes his years after the war studying at Florida State University. This collection also includes a small fragment of his obituary.

Dates: Created: 1921-1947; Other: Majority of material found within 1941-1946; Other: Date acquired: 03/20/2001

Hope C. Waggoner Papers

 Collection — Letters/Documents
Identifier: 02-08.0148
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Hope C. Waggoner who served with the 18th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron in the European Theater during World War II. These papers contain information on the day to day life of an army soldier. It contains his army papers, newspaper clippings, propaganda pieces, and personal correspondences.

Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/0008

Hurtis "Jack" Lowell Enlow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0552
Scope and Contents The Hurtis "Jack" Lowell Enlow papers consist of a diary and various documents relating to his service as an ambulance driver for the 482nd Medical Collection Company. Sergeant Enlow's diary illustrates what life was like as an ambulance driver during the war. He describes in detail the casualties he witnessed, fighting during the Battle of the Bulge, traveling through Europe, basic training, prisoners of war, and the Buchenwald concentration camp. While some descriptions are graphic, they depict the true nature of the war. His documents include photographs taken at Buchenwald, basic training notice, a German train ticket, German advertisement, one Victory Mail letter, post-war customs...
Dates: Created: 1943-1952; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/17/1998

Jackie Voelkl manuscript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0054 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0054
Scope and Contents

The Jackie Voelkl manuscript contains one folder with a 44-page typed transcript of an oral history interview.  Jackie Voelkl served as a First Sergeant in the Women's Army Corps from 1942 to 1946. She worked as personal secretary to General Robert A. McClure, head of the Army Psychological Warfare Division at General Eisenhower's headquarters in Paris.

Dates: Created: 1942 - 2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 03/27/2006

James W. George papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2011 Box, Folder: 11.0029 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-11.0029
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to James W. George who served as a Chief Master Sergeant in the 9th U.S Army Air Force. Wilmot R. George was James George's brother and also served in the European Theater. He served as a Tech Sergeant and received a Silver Star. This collection contains a one-page handwritten summary of James George's military service and ten-page memoir of his brother Wilmont's service during the Second World War.

Dates: Created: 1940-1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 03/30/2011

John B. Savard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0015
Scope and Contents

This collection primarily consists of the letters of John B. Savard, an American soldier who fought in World War II and saw action at the Normandy landings, the Battle for Brest, and the D-Day Landings. Most of the material consists of letters to and from his parents, though letters from other soldiers are included. In addition to letters, this collection contains Savard's sketches, a poem he wrote detailing his reaction to the Battle of the Bulge, a manuscript of his autobiography detailing his life from birth to his time as a US Postal Worker and several photographs taken during the Second World War.

Dates: Created: 1919-1985; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/07/1998

Lloyd McDuffie Hicks, Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-13.0021
Scope and Contents

The Lloyd M. Hicks Jr. Collection includes personal artifacts such as medals, ribbons, and various pins. The collection also contains scrapbooks containing news clippings and photographs detailing the actions of the 2nd Armored Division and 41st Armored Infantry Regiment in their overseas campaigns, as well as Lloyd Hicks Jr.’s own personal photographs from his time overseas and those taken during periods of leave spent in Florida.

Dates: Created: 1939-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2013

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

Mark Donald Tompkins transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0062 - Folder
Identifier: 02-09.0062
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the oral history interview transcript of Mark Donald Tompkins. Tompkins served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a medic assigned to the 471st Quartermaster Trucking Regiment under General Omar Bradley.

Dates: Created: 1942-1944; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 05/14/2009

Philip Stockton May memoir

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2018 Box, Folder: 18.0023 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-18.0023
Scope and Contents

The collection of Philip Stockton May contains a nine-page memoir. His memoir is about his experience from when he volunteered for the service in 1943 from Jacksonville, Florida to 1965 when he married a U.S. Navy widow.

Dates: 1925-1965; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1948; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2018

Oscar Olson collection

 File — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0524 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0524
Content Description

This collection relates to Oscar Olson who served with the United States Army with the 3rd Battalion, 28th Regiment, 8th Division in France and Germany from 1942 to 1945. This collection contains copies of photographs and letters, a veteran's questionnaire and Olson's answers, and an oral history transcript.

Dates: Event: 1942-1945; October 7, 1999

Phillip Leamon papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0294 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0294
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Phillip Leamon who served during World War II as a corporal with the 11th Armored Division in the European Theater. This file contains photocopies of photographs from his personal life and military service such as Bastogne and Mauthausen Concentration Camp. It also contains transcripts from an interview conducted February 2, 1999.

Dates: Created: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/1999