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World War, 1939-1945--France--Paris

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Charles W. Aiken collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0304 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0304
Content Description

This collection relates to Charles Aiken who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the European Theater of Operation during World War Two. This collection contains a newspaper clipping and an oral history transcript.

Dates: 2005-01-19; Event: Majority of material found within 1943-1945

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

William R. Auld papers

 Collection — Box 00.0646 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-00.0646
Scope and Contents

The William R. Auld papers include over 800 photographs taken by Major William R. Auld who served with the 31st Photo Reconnaissance Squadron of the Ninth Army Air Force following General George S. Patton throughout the United States, England, France, and Germany.  The William R. Auld papers also include various sketches done by one of his comrades, a promotion notice, and two poems.

Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 07/12/2000

Melvin Brown transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0107 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0107
Content Description

This collection relates to Melvin Brown who served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945 in the European Theatre. This collection contains an oral history transcript detailing his service and life after the war.

Dates: January 12, 2005; Event: Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Milton Charles Brown papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2018 Box, Folder: 18.0004-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-18.0004
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Technical Sergeant Milton Charles Brown who served in the U.S. Army with the 893rd Tank Destroyer Battalion as an Operations Noncommissioned Officer during World War II. Brown served in the European Theater of Operations.  The collection includes Brown's military personnel documents and photographs.

Dates: Created: 1925-1954; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/02/2018

Herbert and Betty Colker papers

 Collection
Identifier: 02-11.0006
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal papers, photographs, ephemera, documents, newspaper clippings, and various other papers relating to World War II years and post war years lives of Herbert and Betty Colker as well as many family members and their correspondences with the Colkers.

Dates: 1935-1947

George Oliver Craig collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-11.0036
Content Description

This collection relates to George Oliver Craig who served with the 99th Infantry Division during World War II in France, during the Battle of the Ardennes, and Germany. The collection contains letters, photographs, government documents, newspaper clippings from Craig's experiences in the Civilian Conservation Corps, at training camps in the U.S., and at various stations in Germany, France, and England. The collection also contains a diary. His burial flag is also included in this collection.

Dates: 1935-1946

George Denson Graumlich collection

 File — Box 08.0019 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-08.0019
Content Description

This collection relates to George Denson Graumlich who served in the United States Army in the United States and European theater of operations. This collection contains original letters and transcriptions of George Denson Graumlich while he was deployed. His letters contain a lot of information about training and rules/laws for servicemen and also addresses common concerns such as mail, food,weather, and missing home.

Dates: April 2, 2008; Event: 1943-1946

Harvey Glick papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0341 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-99.0341
Scope and Contents

The papers of Harvey Glick contains a transcript that was provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Harvey Glick served with the 63rd Infantry Division in the European theater during World War II.

Dates: Created: 1944-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/24/1999

Henry Loewenthal papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0122-Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0122
Scope and Contents

Henry Loewenthal served in the U.S. Army with the 645th Battalion, 45th Division, II Army Corps, 7th Army, in the North African, Mediterranean, and European (ETO) Theaters. This collection consists of a 77-page manuscript written in 1995 entitled "World War II - A Soldier Remembers" by Loewenthal on his experiences during the war. The memoir begins with his memories as a Jewish American Serviceman at the beginning of the war in Europe and continues through V-J Day.

Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/21/2000

Antonio Francis Morrow Jr. transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0300 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0300
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Private 1st Class Antonio Francis Morrow who served with the 82nd Airborne Division in North Africa and the European Theater of Operations during World War II. This collection contains an interview transcript of Morrow.

Dates: October 8, 2004; Event: Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Everett Melvin O'Brien collection

 Collection — Box 98.0011-Box 1
Identifier: 02-98.0011
Content Description

This collection relates to Everett Melvin O'Brien who served as a 1st Lieutenant with the 603rd Quartermaster Graves Registration Company in the European Theater during World War II. The collection contains photographs from O'Brien's service in Graves Registration in the U.S., France, Belgium, and Germany which include killed in action U.S. soldiers and graves. Photographs of the concentration camp at Dachau are also included.

Dates: 1940-1945

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

Carlton H. Stauffer memoir

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2018 Box, Folder: 18.0026 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-18.0026
Scope and Contents

This privately printed memoir relates to Private First Class Carlton H. Stauffer who served with Company G, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division during World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal.

Dates: 1944-2010; Other: Majority of material found within 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/16/2018