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World War, 1939-1945--Maps

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

E. Thomas and Margaret Fitzell Tifft Gilliard collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 17.0007
Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters, personal papers, manuscripts, books, maps, and artifacts from E. Thomas and Margaret Fitzell Tifft Gilliard. The letters are from before, during, and after World War II between friends and family of Thomas and Margaret. The bulk of the letters include correspondence with Therese "Teddy" "Butchi" Waelchli, Thomas's aunt. The personal papers are official military documents, non-military documents, and notes. There are family photographs, photographs taken while Thomas served with the 63rd Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division,  in the Pacific Campaign, and photographs from the many scientific expeditions they took.

Dates: 1919-1991; Other: Date acquired: 06/08/2017; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-12

John J. Ingersoll collection

 Collection — 12.0050 - Box 1
Identifier: 12.0050
Content Description

This collection relates to John J. Ingersoll who served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was assigned to England until shortly after D-Day. He provided non-combat support to the invading allied forces into Paris. This collection contains books, handbooks, pamphlets, and maps from the U.S. Army, British Information Services, and the German Wehrmacht in German and English.

Dates: 1940-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-01-15

John L. McQuigg collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 19.0018
Content Description

This collection relates to John L. McQuigg (Lieutenant Colonel with the US Army Air Force) who served with the 8th Air Force in Photographic Reconnaissance in the European and Mediterranean Theaters and participated in the North African and the Italian Allied Photo Reconnaissance Wing, including surveillance for the Anzio Landing. The collection contains military papers, ephemera, photographs, artifacts, and maps covering John L. McQuigg's communication with his wife and children, surveillance operations during the war, and documents from the Air Force reserves following the war.

Dates: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2019-08-06; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-11-06

Melvin Rackleff collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 04.0094
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of the personal possessions of Capt. Melvin M. Rackleff, as they relate to the Second World War and subsequent postwar occupation of Germany as a U.S. Army doctor. Included in this collection are letters written to his wife, Hazel Rackleff, during and immediately following the war. Other ephemera from Rackleff's time overseas is included. Additionally, several books, many from his time during the occupation of Germany, are included. Four maps from the immediate post-war period show the division of Germany and town layouts. One box contains several photograph albums that originally belonged to a German family.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1912-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 11/12/1999

Milton J. Rosen Photographs

 Collection — 07.0110 - Box 1
Identifier: 07.0110
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs taken in the Philippines during the later years of WWII. The photographs were taken by Milton J. Rosen and the 2766 Photomapping Battalion, 25th Engineers. These photos were taken over the course of a year from 1945-1946. They include buildings, streets, daily life (of both the soldiers and citizens), Army vehicles, and other landmarks of the Philippines. The collection also includes a photograph of General Eisenhower and General Styer. The photographs are centralized around Manila and Banguio. Several landmarks make reoccuring appearances, such as the Chinese Cemetery, the Jewish Cemetery, the Roosevelt Club, and the Pasig River.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1945-1946; Other: Date acquired: 2017-06-15

Richard G. Power papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2016 Box 2 (16.0020-16.0029), Folder: 16.0027 - Folder 1
Identifier: 16.0027
Scope and Contents

This collections related to Richard G. Power (Sergeant) who served with the 343rd Engineer Service with the US Army during World War II. The collection consists of maps, a letter, and photographs.

Dates: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 2016-09-27; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-04-28