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Fort Bragg (N.C.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram collection

 Collection — 07.0114 - Box 1
Identifier: 07.0114
Scope and Contents This World War II collection relates to Gertrude Margaritte Ivory Bertram, an African American nurse who served in the U.S. Army. The collection consists of letters, photographs (depicting herself and her fellow nurses in uniform, as well as African American G.I.s, and a few photographs from her time in West Africa), personal items, books, manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and interviews. The materials mainly document Bertram's time at Fort Bragg, NC, but there is some information concerning her life before enlistment, travels during enlistment, and life after enlistment. Most of her enlistment was spent in West Africa and at Fort Bragg, NC. This collection is important, as it covers the...
Dates: 1938-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1942; Other: Date acquired: 10/07/2007; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-22

Raymond F. Bricker papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box 21 (99.0464-99.0493), Folder: 99.0472 - Folder 1
Identifier: 99.0472
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a transcript of an interview with Raymond F. Bricker conducted by David Gregory on April 17, 1999.  It details his time in the U.S. Army from 1941 through 1945. Raymond F. Bricker served with the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II.

Dates: Created: 1940-1944; Other: Date acquired: 06/22/1999

Henry Louis and Mart Hill collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0732
Scope and Contents Henry Louis Hill served as a captain with the U.S. Army's 97th Infantry, Field Artillery, S-3 Battalion during World War II. This collection contains a veteran's questionnaire from Louis Hill; a one-page faded cartoon of native women on Guadalcanal; and a brief (less than one page) recount of how Hill came upon a Japanese lantern, which is also part of the collection. The collection also contains a black and white photograph of the president of Florida State College for Women (FSCW), Dr. Edward Conradi, buying supposedly the first defense bond issued in Tallahassee, FL, from Miss Mart Pierson (later married to Henry Louis Hill). According to the inscription on the photograph, the date...
Dates: Created: 1943-2000; Other: Date acquired: 09/14/2000

Walter A. Holle collection

 Collection — Single Folder Collections – 2013 Box 1 (13.0001-13.0076), Folder: 13.0002 - Folder 1
Identifier: 13.0002
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Walter A. Holle, Second Lieutenant who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a spotter pilot and served in the European Theater with 5th Army Headquarters. Holle participated in the Battles of Salerno and Anzio. This collection contains a manuscript memoir, document, and Compact Disk containing scans of the materials.

Dates: Event: 1941-1953; Other: Date acquired: 2013-01-29; Other: Date accessioned: 2013-06-18

Johnson Wood papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 14 (01.0360-01.0384), Folder: 01.0397 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0397
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Johnson Wood's experiences during World War II as a machine gunner in the 100th Infantry Division, 398th Regiment, Company K. His papers include a lengthy and detailed oral history transcript, poems, and a short manuscript. These materials focus on his actions and thoughts during the war, as well as World War II in public memory and his personal relationships with friends and family.

Dates: Created: 1943-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1947; Other: Date acquired: 09/20/2001

Thurston Macon transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 21 (01.0508-01.0524), Folder: 01.0511 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0511
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Thurston Macon who served as a Corporal in the United States Army with 799th Military Police Battalion during World War II. Within this interview, Macon describes his basic training at Fort Custer in Battle Creek, Michigan, his trip to Australia on the USAT Willard A. Holbrook. He describes his guard detail for General MacArthur in Brisbane, Australia, and Manila, as well as his personal interaction with MacArthur. Macon was also chosen as an honor guard for the Yamashita trial in late 1945.

Dates: Created: 1941-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/02/2001

Dr. Donald R. Roberts collection

 Item — Object 21.0004 - Book 1
Identifier: 21.0004
Content Description

This collection relates to Dr. Donald R. Roberts who served as a World War II surgeon with the 47th Regiment, 9th Infantry Division in North Africa and Europe. This collection contains his memoir titled The Other War: A World War II Journal where he details his time at Fort Bragg, in North Africa, Sicily, England, Normandy, Belgium, Germany, and Dachau.

Dates: Publication: 2008; Event: 1941-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2021-03-01

Philip Sperling collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 17.0011
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Philip Sperling who served with Headquarters Detachment, 325th Medical Battalion, which was assigned to the 100th Infantry Division during World War II. The collections primarily contain letters. Also included in the collection is currency, postcards, newspaper clippings, photographs, artifacts, and souvenirs. The collection also includes his government correspondence before and after his discharge from the Army. This collection focuses on the events which occurred in the middle to later years of the war. A few select letters contain references to Operation Overlord and one includes an official Army announcement of the bombing of Hiroshima and...
Dates: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 2017-06-29; Other: Date accessioned: 2017-07-11

William V. Voss, Jr. papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box 14 (00.0398-00.0432), Folder: 00.0425
Identifier: 00.0425
Scope and Contents This collection relates to William V. Voss, Jr. who served with the U.S. Army, 11th Field Artillery, 24th Infantry Division, in New Guinea and the Philippines during World War II. This collection contains four copies of personal letters and two manuscripts, as well as letters and articles from a reunion magazine from Robert Dexheimer. In his manuscript on the "Return to Bataan," he recounts his experience and tells stories of men he knew and his interactions with local Filipinos. Included with the manuscript is a photograph of Voss. The letter from James L. Postma describes his time in the Philippines and experience with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and includes a photograph of him...
Dates: December 4, 1943 - April 1, 2000; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-11-08

Helen E. Walsh Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 04.0174
Scope and Contents Helen E. Walsh served in the Women's Army Corps from September 1942 to October 1945. She served as an artificer in Oran, Algeria, North Africa; Caserta, Italy; and Dijon, France. She earned three major battle stars for her service close to the front lines in three major battle areas of the European Theater, including Rome-Arno, North Apennines, and Rhineland. She was a Sergeant Major when she received an honorable medical discharge. Walsh remained active in the National Association of Women's Veterans, and kept extensive scrapbooks about her own service in the WAC, and of World War II in general. The collection contains 1 box of documents and clippings about Walsh during and...
Dates: Created: 1942-2004; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/14/2004

Wrightson Ely Clinton, Sr. collection

 Collection — 09.0005 - Box 1
Identifier: 09.0005
Scope and Contents

This collection pertains to Corporal Wrightson Ely Clinton Sr., who served in the 116th Field Artillery Battalion of the United States Army National Guard's 31st Infantry Division. He served in the Netherland East Indies and the Philippines from 1944 to 1945 as a clerk of the Battery.

This collection consists of one half-box, primarily containing photographs and artifacts he was issued, collected, or awarded during his service. It also includes correspondence with his family, separation papers, scanned copies of the original scrapbook his photographs were stored in, and rosters of servicemen from his battalion.

Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 01/23/2009