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Bristol (England)

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Jack Appel transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0103 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0103
Scope and Contents Private First Class Jack Appel's oral history transcript details his life before and during World War II where he served with the 17th Signal Operations Battalion in the United States Army in the European Theater of Operations. His oral history elaborates on his early life, contracting Spinal Meningitis, completing basic training, trying to apply to Officer Candidate School, becoming a driver/messenger, arriving in Europe, landing at Normandy, traveling through France Belgium, and Germany, witnessing Battle of the Bulge, visiting the concentration camp Buchenwald, interacting with civilians, gambling on leave, the discharge point system, returning home, and his experiences with...
Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/10/2003

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