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World War, 1939-1945--Burma

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

27th Troop Carrier Squadron Foundation papers

 Collection — 00.0241 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0241
Scope and Contents

This collection related to the 27th Troop Carrier Squadron includes a manuscript that consists of memoirs entitled "Freedom Rings," which were gathered from members of the Army's 27th Troop Carrier Squadron about their time in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. The squadron was in the CBI Theater from 1942-1945. The squadron was involved in many Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and SACO (Sino-American-Cooperative-Organization) operations, including rescues and liberations of P.O.W.'s. The collection includes their veteran's association magazine/newsletters as well.

Dates: Created: 1942-2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1948-1982; Other: Date acquired: 05/18/2002

Hazel Louis Bowman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 10.0050
Content Description

This collection relates to Hazel Louis Bowman who worked for the Signal Corps and lived in India with the American Red Cross for two years. Bowman's collection contains six full boxes, one oversize box, a phono records box, and two photograph boxes. Four of the boxes include letters written to and from Hazel to her parents, family, neighbors, and friends. The collection also contains an oral history transcript, newsletters and bulletins, American Red Cross publications, her diary, a book written by Bowman, photograph albums, and ephemera.

Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1930-1948

Ernest Hubacker papers

 Collection — Personal Papers
Identifier: 98.0605
Scope and Contents

Ernest Hubacker served in the U.S. Army in the United States and in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. The collection includes a manuscript entitled One Veteran's Remembrance of WWII. It also includes photocopies of documents relating to induction and discharge as well as a photograph of Hubacker on an Army horse dated 1943.

The manuscript gives his account of his experiences in Myitina, his time as he kept watch in foxholes, the sneak attacks on soldiers, and the sanitation and ration situations. He discusses his involvement in battles in India and China as well.

Dates: Created: 1941-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 06/09/1998

John L. Haynes collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box 1 (07.0001-07.0074), Folder: 07.0064- Folder 1
Identifier: 07.0064
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to John L. Haynes, who was a U.S. Marine from Jacksonville, Florida. He served in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater during World War II and also in the Korean War. The collection includes a transcription of an interview of Mr. Haynes, a copy of excerpt from a book concerning fighting in North China during WWII, a newspaper article about the China Marine Association, a WWII-era newspaper article about fighting in North China, WWII photographs of Mr. Haynes, and issues of "China Marine Scuttlebutt," the official publication of the China Marine Association.

Dates: Created: 1945-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 2003-2007; Other: Date acquired: 05/21/2007

James D. Hinchliff collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 10.0086
Scope and Contents This collection relates to U.S. Army Major James D. Hinchliff who served with the 76th Division Artillery and Field Artillery Training Center (F.A.T.C.) in Kunming, China. He attained the rank of Major in the U.S. Army during his service in China from 1943-1945.  This collection contains two scrapbooks of Hinchliff, which include rich materials of his experiences during WWII in the China Burma India Theater. Those materials include photographs, maps, order books, newspaper cuts, letters, postcards, and artifacts. The materials in the scrapbooks were carefully arranged, and annotated by Hinchliff. Most of the materials of this collection relate to China and training the Chinese...
Dates: Created: 1942-1978; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 12/08/2010

James E. Flynn collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 07.0041
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Master Sergeant James E. Flynn who served as a technician gunner with the 12th Bombardment Group (Medium),  83rd Bombardment Squadron, in North Africa, Italy, and Burma, as well as a photo gunner with the 3rd Photo Reconnaissance Squadron on Guam during World War II. The collection consists of paper memorabilia and material objects from his service from 1942-1945. The medals included a Purple Heart and Air Medal. Flynn served as a member of the prewar U.S. Army and went on to serve in the Korean conflict. His collection consists of documents from his military service, newspaper articles, photographs, silk and cloth maps, medals, and patches.  Images of the...
Dates: Created: 1941-1957; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/20/2007

Mary Theresa Kraus Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 08.0088
Scope and Contents

Mary Theresa Kraus, a nurse in the Foreign Service Volunteer Corps, served in both India and China during World War II. She accumulated a personal collection of photographs and letters during the war. Documents include letters written to Kraus' parents between October 1942 and November 1945. Also included are a series of photographs of India and China, as well as press clippings Kraus sent home about the American campaign in China. In addition, the collection includes Chinese paper money and Kraus' Army registration.

Dates: Created: 1942-1998; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 11/05/2008

Skilling Family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 19.0009
Content Description

This collection contains letters, artifacts, photographs, and ephemera from Vincent and Leona Mazzoni's time served during World War II. Leona and Vince wrote letters to their sister, Josephine Gaudio, who saved all of these items. Both Vincent and Leona served in the Pacific Theater. Leona served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in the China Burma Indian Theater with the 172nd General Hospital and Vincent in the U.S. Army on New Guinea.

Dates: 1941-1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-05-28