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Camp Shanks (N.Y.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

James H. Hinson, Jr. transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0610 - Folder 1
Identifier: 99.0610
Scope and Contents

This oral history interview transcript of Sergeant James H. Hinson, Jr. details his experiences during World War II with the 132nd Ordnance Maintenance Company, 11th Tank Battalion in the United States Army, in the European Theater of Operations. His oral history focuses on his childhood, basic training, D-Day, capturing German soldiers, being awarded the Bronze Star, home front support, visiting Buchenwald Concentration Camp, playing baseball overseas, returning to college, and his outlook on the military.

Dates: Created: 1943-1946; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1999; Other: Date acquired: 11/17/1999

Mildred Hoffenbloom manuscript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box 16 (02.0425-02.0456), Folder: 02.0451 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.0451
Abstract

Mildred Hoffenbloom was a soldier in the Women's Army Corps. She served overseas in London as a part of claims division, and in Paris, as an office manager to the American Engineers. She remained in Paris until V-E Day in May 1945, and was discharged from the Army in July 1945.

Dates: Created: January 14, 2002; Event: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 05/28/2002

Jackie Voelkl manuscript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 1 (06.0001-06.0084), Folder: 06.0054 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0054
Scope and Contents

The Jackie Voelkl manuscript contains one folder with a 44-page typed transcript of an oral history interview.  Jackie Voelkl served as a First Sergeant in the Women's Army Corps from 1942 to 1946. She worked as personal secretary to General Robert A. McClure, head of the Army Psychological Warfare Division at General Eisenhower's headquarters in Paris.

Dates: Created: 1942 - 2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 03/27/2006

Leroy Reece transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 5 (04.0155-04.0183), Folder: 04.0163 - Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0163
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Leroy Reece who served as a Private First Class in the United States Army during World War II in the all-black unit, Company B, 317th Engineer Battalion which served in the European Theater.

Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 06/02/2004

Mark Donald Tompkins transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0062 - Folder
Identifier: 09.0062
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the oral history interview transcript of Mark Donald Tompkins. Tompkins served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a medic assigned to the 471st Quartermaster Trucking Regiment under General Omar Bradley.

Dates: Created: 1942-1944; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 05/14/2009