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World War, 1939-1945--Northern Mariana Islands--Tinian

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Allen Jere Tillery collection

 Collection — Publication Memoir
Identifier: 02-18.0008
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Allen Jere Tillery who served with the United States Marine Corps in the 22nd Marine Regiment, 6th Marine Division, in the Pacific Theater at the battles for Kwajalein, Eniwetok, Guam, and Tinian. This collection includes a published memoir of Tillery's time in service: Well and Smartly Done: a remembrance of war 1943-1945.

Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/28/2018

Donald Preston Ward papers

 Collection — Letters/Documents/Photographs
Identifier: 02-00.0207
Scope and Contents

This collection contains Donald Preston Ward's letters, postcards, and miltary documents. Ward served with the 40th Heavy Bombardment Squadron, 20th Air Force during World War II.

Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/24/2000

Douglas E. Leach papers

 Collection — Letters/Photographs
Identifier: 02-00.0067
Scope and Contents

Douglas Leach served as a U.S. Navy officer during World War II on the U.S.S Elden in the Pacific Theater. His letters of correspondence to family and friends are about his daily life, on the ship and off. His family's letters hold information on how rationing and censorship affected the American family unit during WWII. There are photographs included of Leach's niece and sister.

Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/09/2000

James R. Hancock transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2017 Box, Folder: 17.0006 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-17.0006
Scope and Contents

This transcript contains an oral history interview of James R. Hancock who served in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S.Franklin aircraft carrier during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: Created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/20/2012

Joseph F. Dunn collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02-11.0090
Content Description

This collection contains the official orders and other documents related to the service John F. Dunn who served as a pilot with the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II and his postwar service with Strategic Air Command and in Vietnam. The collection contains little personal correspondence, but does include photographs of Dunn’s career and aerial maps of Japan from 1945. A set of maps of Japan also make up the collection along with a number of medals awarded to Dunn.

Dates: 1943-1999

Wilson Averre Koontz collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-16.0031
Scope and Contents

This World War II collection documents the life of U.S. Marine Wilson Koontz in the Pacific Theater from 1941 to 1945, as well as the stories of his ancestry, children, and grandchildren. The collection is mainly comprised of personal papers, letters, and documents as well as a leather pouch and a scrapbook of the family's history. The scrapbook details his post-war experiences through various documents and writings from his daughter, as well as the lives of his descendants.

Dates: Created: 1942-2016; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2016

Francis A. Mirigliano collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-16.0024
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Francis A. Mirigliano who served as a gunner crewman on a B-29 Superfortress bomber on Tinian, Marianna Islands during World War II with the 39th Squadron, 6th Bombardment Group of the 20th Air Force. The collection includes Mirigliano's dress uniform, leather bomber style jacket decorated with hand painted B-29 nickname of "Snuggle Bunny," pilot’s navigation leather flight portfolio, pilot training log book, personal letters and postcards, newspaper clippings, Tinian base newspaper, flight personnel lists, war service certificates, flight records of bombing missions, files of restricted and de-classified documents, fabric navigational maps of Japan and the...
Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/2016

Oliver James Keller Papers

 Collection — Box 08.0108 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-08.0108
Scope and Contents

Collection centers around Keller's experience in the U.S. Navy from 1944 to 1946. He sailed as a navigator aboard a Landing Ship, Dock (LSD) in the Pacific Theater of Operations. This collection includes personal correspondence with family, Japanese currency, photographs, and official naval records.

Dates: Created: 1941-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/21/2008

Robert Gates collection

 Collection — Letters/Documents/Photographs/Ephemera
Identifier: 02-12.0066
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of WWII U.S. Army Air Corps 9th Bombardment Group photographs, letters, military papers, and documents. Also included in this collection are extensive aerial and personal photographs, date book, unit yearbook, and "buddy book" address book.

Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2012