World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0668 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents Second Lieutenant Robert H. Cardinell served with the 65th Infantry Division in Europe during the latter part of the Second World War and the occupation forces afterward. The collection includes two manuscripts. One is entitled "65th Infantry Division." The other is titled "Battle of Struth-Roscus at Dorna." The manuscript contains recollections of the Struth-Dorna battles fought on 7 April 1945. It also contains an account and photos of a return visit to Dorna in 1988 by several members of the division. Also, the manuscript gives an account of the battles by a German participant. Both manuscripts are both about the 65th Infantry Division in the European Theater (ETO).
Dates: Created: 1945-1988; Other: Date acquired: 12/03/1999
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0146 - Folder 1
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
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0341 - Folder 1
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Rolande R. Faucon was a teenage citizen of France when the Germans invaded her town. She describes her music training, the presence of British and American military in her town, watching bombs fall from the sky and families identifying bombing victims, watching train cattle cars transporting people through her town. She also provides descriptions of the three paintings that she donated to the Institute. Documents in the collection include 2 photographs, a press clipping about Rolande's artwork, and descriptions about war-related paintings done in Albuquerque, NM.
Dates: Created: 1939-1954; Other: Majority of material found in 1940; Other: Date acquired: 04/27/1998
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0350 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1923-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 04/04/2002
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0176 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Herman Stern who served in the U.S. Army with the 165th Engineer Combat Battalion in the European Theater. The collection contains a timeline of Stern's life, focusing on his World War II service, and also contains a manuscript about Stern's battalion entitled, "Is This It?: A History of the 165th Engineer Combat Battalion in World War II," by Richard Ross Rebert. The manuscript details the 165th's induction, training, and combat deployment in France and Germany from 1943 to 1945.
Dates: Event: 1943-1948; Other: Date acquired: 10/14/2003
Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0409 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 07/11/2001