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United States. Marine Corps. Marine Regiment, 6th--History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Carl Lyren Peleliu collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-18.0033
Content Description

This collection relates to Carl Lyren who served in the United States Marine Corps in 2nd Marine Division the Pacific Theater. The materials of this collection are made up of maps, unclassified documents from both Japanese and U.S. forces, books, letters, interviews with veterans, photographs, newspaper clippings, and personal notes made by Carl Lyren in his research in writing on the battle of Peleliu, also in this collection is the original manuscript of the publication Dogged Courage: The Struggle for Peleliu, 1944.

Dates: 1944-1998; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-09-19

Raphael "Ray" Edward Cavanaugh collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2016 Box, Folder: 001
Identifier: 02-16.0029
Scope and Contents

This collection is related to Raphael "Ray" Edward Cavanaugh, a World War II U.S. Marine. The colelction includes one Japanese World War II flag signed by men from his unit, which was the 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd U.S. Marine Division. In addition the collection contains a U.S. Marine Corps ID Card; 1 uniform lanyard (Croix de Guerre); 1 metal ribbon bar; 1 sharpshooter medal; a 4th Marine Division patch; a 2nd Marine Division patch; 5 pieces of Japanese currency; 2 ration coupon booklets; and one picture of Raphael "Ray" Edward Cavanaugh himself in uniform.

Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/14/2016