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World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Nuremberg

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Michael Amdahl collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-12.0022
Content Description

This collection includes miscellaneous materials collected from numerous sources by Michael Amdahl, a Refuse Transfer Center worker who collected and donated found materials over the course of many years. Included in this collection are a variety of graphic materials, letters, documents, magazines, and a book on the 13th Air Force. Also included are photographs depicting war-torn cities, soldier life, sea and air vessels, and scenery from around Europe.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1948

Morris L. Horowitz collection

 Collection — Oversize 16.0025 - Oversize 1
Identifier: 02-16.0025
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Morris L. Horowitz who served in the U.S. Army with the 669th Military Police Escort Guard Company during World War II in Europe. He was a Jewish-American soldier. The collection contains two unit group photographs.

Dates: 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/2016

Edwin Ivy papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collecion - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0725 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0725
Scope and Contents

The Edwin Ivy papers illustrate 2nd Lieutenant Ivy's service in the Army Air Corps in the 485th Heavy Bombardment Group, 831st Squadron, from 1942-1945 in Italy, France, and Austria where he was shot down and became a prisoner of war in Stalag Luft III. Ivy's oral history encompasses the majority of his collection and provides detail of his military training, time spent in the Army Air Corps, as a prisoner of war, and being discharged. His papers also include the first chapter of Old Man in a Baseball Cap by Fred Rochlin. The chapter describes the significance of remembering the past and passing down experiences to others.

Dates: Created: 1941-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1941-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/16/2002

Mark Donald Tompkins transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0062 - Folder
Identifier: 02-09.0062
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

Paul K. Dougherty collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0018
Scope and Contents

The Paul K. Dougherty Collection includes photographs, documents, and various artifacts Dougherty obtained while in Germany. His collection contains rare original German propaganda publications such as Deutschland Erwach and Adolf Hitler. Also included in the collection is a personal photograph album that belonged to Nazi official and founder of the anti-Semitic newspaper Der Stürmer, Julius Streicher. Other items included are Nazi Party flags/fabrics, Paul K. Dougherty’s camera, and camera accessories.

Dates: Created: 1942-2000; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/26/1997

Pearl Levy oral history transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.01214 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0214
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: Created: 2006-2006; Other: Date acquired: 12/12/2006

John O. Pons transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0059 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0059
Scope and Contents

1st Lieutenant John O. Pons' oral history transcript details his experience as a military policeman at the Nuremberg Trials as a part of the 793rd Military Police Battalion from 1945-1946. Pons also describes his return to Germany in 1951-1952 as a member of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, of the 4th Infantry Division. Pons provided security during the Nuremberg Trials over 10 separate occasions and spent most of his time completing various tasks such as breaking up riots, controlling traffic, and participating in raids.

Dates: Created: 1945-1952; Other: Majority of material found within 1945-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/14/2009