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Fort McClellan (Ala.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

Mildred and William H. Finger papers

 Collection — Box 18.0027 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-18.0027
Scope and Contents

The Mildred and William H. Finger papers detail Private William H. Finger's experiences as a member of Company E, 160th Infantry Regiment of the 40th Infantry Division in the United States Army during World War II. Finger provides insight into his time during basic training at Fort McClellan in Alabama and his time spent overseas in the Philippines. His wife Mildred wrote back and forth to him about his family and the significance of letter writing while he is away from home. The collection contains letters and documents.

Dates: 1943-1981; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/28/2018

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

Raymond Lucitt collection

 Collection — Box Single Folders Collections - 2015 Box, Folder: 15.0034 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-15.0034
Scope and Contents This collection is related to Raymond Lucitt. The collection contains booklets: Air Raid Warden Manual, Newark Defense Council, Red Cross First Aid Book, 1941 War Department Soldier's Manual, 1917 Soldier's French Course Book. In addition to Lucitt's Selective Service papers, this collection is of interest to anyone seeking to know what a GI might have carried on a daily basis. Well-worn papers include a Soldiers' Deposit Receipt, Notice of Classification, Army Exchange Service Ration Card European Theater of Operation United States Army (ETOUSA), leave permission slip, Army Exchange Ration Card, Meal Ticket, pay stub, United States Army 16 mm Projection Operators Permit. Also included...
Dates: 1941-1947; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/28/2015

John O. Pons transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0059 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0059
Scope and Contents

1st Lieutenant John O. Pons' oral history transcript details his experience as a military policeman at the Nuremberg Trials as a part of the 793rd Military Police Battalion from 1945-1946. Pons also describes his return to Germany in 1951-1952 as a member of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, of the 4th Infantry Division. Pons provided security during the Nuremberg Trials over 10 separate occasions and spent most of his time completing various tasks such as breaking up riots, controlling traffic, and participating in raids.

Dates: Created: 1945-1952; Other: Majority of material found within 1945-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/14/2009