Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
This collection relates to Charles Aiken who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the European Theater of Operation during World War Two. This collection contains a newspaper clipping and an oral history transcript.
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.
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.
The materials included in this collection are numerous photographs (loose and in photobook form) covering Eugene Jackson's training to service in Belgium; several captured German Army items, his uniform ribbons and patches plus many other mementos from his time in Europe during his service.
The Francis Montague Wells collection, consisting of seventy-one letters, offers the insight and perspective of an enlisted Private First Class with the 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division, in the European campaign during World War II. The collection also contains two photographs of Francis Wells and a letter from his daughter Peggy Wells Hughes.
This collection includes 17 articles, which all pertain to either Francis Yonkin or the 11th Armored Division/3rd Army during World War II as they moved through Europe following the invasion of Normandy during World War II. Also included are 20 photographs, which include some of Francis Yonkin, and also prints of Nazi officers (in Paris at restaurants), and also photographs of tanks and the 11th Armored, as well as stock photographs of General Eisenhower, Churchill, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt (possibly from the Tehran Conference).
This collection relates to George Denson Graumlich who served in the United States Army in the United States and European theater of operations. This collection contains original letters and transcriptions of George Denson Graumlich while he was deployed. His letters contain a lot of information about training and rules/laws for servicemen and also addresses common concerns such as mail, food,weather, and missing home.
This collection relates to William Clayton Greene who served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Belgium and Germany. The collection includes informaton about his experience there. There are letters to his family, a friend, as well as letters from Nuns from a Belgian convent that Greene befriended. Also included is a German publication entitled Sparta: Der Lebenskampf Einer Nordischen Herrenschicht which is signed by Heinrich Himmler.
This collection relates to Isadore S. Jachman and his service in the Army in the European Theater during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor after defending the town of Flamierge in Belgium from a German attack on January 4, 1945. The collection contains a photocopy of the posthumously received Medal of Honor certificate and a document from the White House explaining the incident for which Jachman received the award. Both the certificate and document are signed by President Harry Truman. The collection also includes a list of medals received by Jachman related to this collection that are now at the National Museum of American Jewish Military History.