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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Irvin Baker manuscript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0027 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0027
Scope and Contents 1st Lieutenant Irvin Baker's unpublished manuscript describes his experiences as a platoon leader with the 4th Marine Division and 10th Amtrac Battalion of the United States Marine Corps. He led his platoon through the Battle of Iwo Jima.
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/09/2006

Job C. Martin papers

 Collection — Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02-00.0555
Scope and Contents This collection contains the World War II 7th Infantry Division personal letters of U.S. Army Chaplain Assistant and Mess Sergeant Job C. Martin to his family in Pennsylvania. The collection also contains photographs and documents. Beginning with letters written while at the St. Fidelis Seminary in 1940 through his discharge in 1946, Martin discusses induction, basic training, anti-air training, reclassification, Pacific theater training in Ft. Ord, California, service in Oahu, the Philippines, Okinawa, and Seoul, Korea. His letters numbering, on average, several per week, provide a unique insight into the daily life of a G.I. Though he does not discuss combat due to censorship...
Dates: Created: 1940-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/25/2000

Joseph K. Pettengill collection

 Collection — Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02-05.0030
Abstract The Joseph K. Pettengill Collection was donated to Florida State University by Robert Sherman Pettengill in 2005, having discovered his father’s letters after retiring in 1999.  The centerpiece of the Pettengill Collection is a series of letters from Joseph Pettengill, an army clerk with the G-3 Section of the 6th Army Group, Hq Special Troops in the ETO, to his mother and wife throughout his time serving in the United States Army in World War II.
Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2005

Frances Langford collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0274 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0274
Scope and Contents This collection relates to actress and singer Frances Langford who served with the United Service Organization (USO) during World War II with Bob Hope. The collection contains an oral history interview transcript, four photographs, one from her USO days and three from 1998 when the interview was conducted, as well as audio taped interviews of Langford.
Dates: Created: 1940-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/28/1999

Sidney Rochelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-00.0665
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written by Sidney Rochelson to his parents while he was attending medical school in the 1930s, while he was attending Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, during World War II, and the remainder of his life. Also incuded are letters to and from his wife Martha while he served as a surgeon with the 624th Medical Clearance Company in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.
Dates: Created: 1933-1992; Other: Date acquired: 10/12/2000

Theodore Harrington collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0371
Scope and Contents The Theodore Harrington Collection contains items gathered by Theodore Harrington's mother and pertain to his time as an airman on the home front during World War II. The majority of the collection centers around his years of service in the Army Air Corps, from 1944-1945. Contained in the collection are folders with material created by Harrington or those around him, including letters, journal and memoir entries, and photographs. The letters are primarily from Harrington to either friends or his parents. The photographs feature servicemen posing with women or are of Harrington's family. The remainder of the collection includes newspaper clippings, church bulletins, postcards,...
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/16/1998