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Chaplains

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Irvin Baker manuscript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 1 (06.0001-06.0084), Folder: 06.0027 - Folder 1
Identifier: 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1st Lieutenant Irvin Baker's unpublished manuscript describes his experiences as a platoon leader with the 4th Marine Division and 10th Amtrac Battalion of the United States Marine Corps.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: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/09/2006

Benjamin Epstein papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 2 (06.0075-06.0150), Folder: 06.0113 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0113
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a transcript provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Benjamin Epstein was a Jewish American serviceman who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942-1946, and he trained at Fort Logan, Colorado. He was transported on the U.S.S. Dorchester, which was torpedoed by a German U-Boat in February 1943. He described escaping from the sinking ship and swimming to one of two lifeboats. He was picked up by the U.S.S. Escambia and taken to Greenland. He remained in Greenland until January 1945 where he was transferred to Fort Totten, New York and remained there until discharged in 1946.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/2005

John R. Long papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0556
Scope and Contents

This collection contains various materials that belonged to U.S. Navy Roman Catholic Chaplain John Robert Long, who served in the U.S. Navy from 1944-1966. The collection includes photographs, publications, religious literature and personal correspondence.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1939-1992; Other: Date acquired: 05/31/2000

Pearl Levy oral history transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 4 (06.0201-06.0215), Folder: 06.01214 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0214
Scope and Contents Pearl Levy’s oral history describes her life and significant events during World War II. In the Mosonmagyaróvár ghetto, she speaks about specific events she witnessed while in Hungary and her thoughts during the time. At Auschwitz-Birkenau she elaborates on various situations which includes her many jobs, stealing potatoes to survive, her feelings on the death of her parents and sister, escaping Dr. Mengele’s death selection, the German kapos, the sonderkommando, roll call, Russian prisoners, clothing, and many more. While at Nuremburg working at the ammunitions factory making airplane motors, she discusses the Allied bombing raids which killed one of her sisters, her attitude on...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 2006-2006; Other: Date acquired: 12/12/2006