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Korean War, 1950-1953

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Donald and Portia Ackerman collection

 Collection — Box 03.0177 Box 1
Identifier: 02-03.0177
Content Description

This collection relates to Donald and Portia Ackerman. Donald Ackerman served as a pilot on B-24 bombers with the 44th Bomb Squadron, 506th Bombardment Group, in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. He continued to serve in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years and served during the Korean War.This collection contains an oral history transcript, artifacts, audio tapes, documents, letters, maps, pamphlets, and photographs relating to Donald and Portia Ackerman.

Dates: 1941-1990

Jason M. Austin collection

 Collection — Box 99.0655-Box 1
Identifier: 02-99.0655
Content Description

This collection contains letters, documents, poetry, and photographs related to the military service of Jason M. Austin who served with the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II in the Pacific Campaign and the Korean War. The collection includes documentation regarding the overseas service of Austin with the African American Marines who were part of the First and Fourth Marine Depot based in the Russell Islands.

Dates: 1943-1999

Fred S. Bertsch Jr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-08.0134
Scope and Contents This collection relates to retired U.S. Navy Captain Fred S. Bertsch Jr. who served as the Engineer Officer during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations on the destroyer U.S.S. Case and the Korean War as a naval aviator.  The collection includes a daily handwritten log journal of activities aboard the U.S.S Case which begins with his eyewitness account of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, including the attack of the U.S.S. Arizona Battleship, through the end of 1943.  The collection also contains 133 original color slides, and digitized prints of the...
Dates: Created: 1941-1991; Other: Majority of material found within 1941-1943; Other: Date acquired: 04/20/2012

Eldridge Williams papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0298 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-01.0298
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of a retired African American lieutenant colonel, and one of the Tuskegee Airmen, as he discusses his experiences during WWII and the Korean War.

Dates: Created: 1940-1963; Other: Date acquired: 07/26/2001

John L. Haynes collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box, Folder: 07.0064- Folder 1
Identifier: 02-07.0064
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to John L. Haynes, who was a U.S. Marine from Jacksonville, Florida. He served in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater during World War II and also in the Korean War. The collection includes a transcription of an interview of Mr. Haynes, a copy of excerpt from a book concerning fighting in North China during WWII, a newspaper article about the China Marine Association, a WWII-era newspaper article about fighting in North China, WWII photographs of Mr. Haynes, and issues of "China Marine Scuttlebutt," the official publication of the China Marine Association.

Dates: Created: 1945-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 2003-2007; Other: Date acquired: 05/21/2007

Hilbert Levitz transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2011 Box, Folder: 11.0057 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-11.0057
Scope and Contents

Hilbert Levitz's oral history discusses his childhood and teenage years growing up during the war and his career as a professor at multiple universities. His wartime memories consist of learning about Pearl Harbor, Adolf Hitler, his family's involvement in the war, war bonds, the Holocaust, the 1939 World's Fair, and the advancement of technology. Levitz also goes into depth about his short time in the army during the Korean War, his higher education, and computer science.

Dates: Created: 1939-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1969; Other: Date acquired: 08/30/2011

Gene Ives collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0270 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-04.0270
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Gene Ives who lived with her stepfather at Fort Knox, Kentucky during World War II and later at Fort Stotzenburg in the Philippines. This collection contains an oral history interview transcript and photocopies of two scrapbooks.

Dates: October 21, 2004; 1939-1945

James E. Flynn collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-07.0041
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Master Sergeant James E. Flynn who served as a technician gunner with the 12th Bombardment Group (Medium),  83rd Bombardment Squadron, in North Africa, Italy, and Burma, as well as a photo gunner with the 3rd Photo Reconnaissance Squadron on Guam during World War II. The collection consists of paper memorabilia and material objects from his service from 1942-1945. The medals included a Purple Heart and Air Medal. Flynn served as a member of the prewar U.S. Army and went on to serve in the Korean conflict. His collection consists of documents from his military service, newspaper articles, photographs, silk and cloth maps, medals, and patches.  Images of the...
Dates: Created: 1941-1957; Other: Majority of material found in 1941-1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/20/2007

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

Benjamin T. Leland collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02-21.0002
Content Description

This collection relates to U.S. Navy Lieutenant Benjamin T. Leland who served as a fighter pilot on the U.S.S. Wasp with VF-86 Squadron during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations and remained in the U.S. Navy Reserves until retiring in 1964. He was recalled to active duty as a pilot during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953 and served with Squadron VF-831 on the U.S.S. Antietam. This collection includes Leland's oral history interview transcript, memoirs, artifacts, flight equipment, documents, Leland's U.S. Navy Flight Jacket, and photographs.

Dates: Event: 1920-2016; Event: Majority of material found within 1941-1946

Richard Lewis transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0119 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0119
Content Description

This collection relates to Richard Lewis who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1945 in the European Theatre. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Lewis details his missions on a B-24 Bomber and B-17 Bomber during World War II and briefly describes his service in the Korean War.

Dates: Event: 1942-1945; January 18, 2005

Melvin Pope, Jr., Collection

 Unprocessed Material — 1 box
Identifier: HP 2008-020

Stephen Alex Nemeth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-17.0033
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Stephen Alex Nemeth who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as an armed guard aboard vessels and also served during the Korean War in the U.S. Navy.  The collection includes books, military records, photographs, and ephemera.

Dates: 1943-2001; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1952; Other: Date acquired: 11/25/2017

Flora Virginia Pittman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-10.0051
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Flora Virginia Pittman who served as a U.S. Army nurse from 1940 to 1965. The collection includes artwork collected during her time on duty in the Pacific Theater during World War II, specifically 22 prints of Japanese artwork. The collection also includes photographs, postcards, and ephemera from Pittman's time abroad, as well as pins and military certificates. Also included are personal documents and special folders detailing financial information and letters from both the 80th Medical Group and First Replacement Depot.

Dates: Created: 1938-1965; Other: Majority of material found within 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/03/2010

George H. Rosenfield collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0029 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-03.0029
Content Description

This collection relates to George H. Rosenfield who served in the 10th Mountain Division and 85th Infantry Regiment in the European Theater of Operations in Italy during World War II. This collection includes his 18-page, self-published memoir where he recounts his training at Camp Hale and combat in the North Apennines, Alps, and Po Valley. This collection also includes a veteran questionnaire about George H. Rosenfield.

Dates: Event: 1943-1946; Publication: February 2000

Jean Simpson transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0287 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-90.0287
Content Description

This collection relates to Jean Simpson, who worked at a Barrett and Hilp Contractors shipyard during World War II. This collection contains an oral transcript of an interview with Simpson, in which she shares her experience being a female worker during the war. She recalls events in the shipyard including wages, going up a Jacob's ladder and working with other minorites such as African-Americans and Asian-Americans. She then went to Stanford law school and worked with a civil attorney. Simpson also shares her exerience applying for an Air Force commission in December of 1950 and entering the Air Force in May of 1951, where she served for twenty years.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1951

William V. Voss, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collecion - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0425 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0425
Scope and Contents This collection relates to William V. Voss, Jr. who served with the U.S. Army, 11th Field Artillery, 24th Infantry Division, in New Guinea and the Philippines during World War II. This collection contains four copies of personal letters and two manuscripts, as well as letters and articles from a reunion magazine from Robert Dexheimer. In his manuscript on the "Return to Bataan," he recounts his experience and tells stories of men he knew and his interactions with local Filipinos. Included with the manuscript is a photograph of Voss. The letter from James L. Postma describes his time in the Philippines and experience with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and includes a photograph of him...
Dates: December 4, 1943 - April 1, 2000

Adolph Westheimer Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-98.0165
Scope and Contents

Adolph Joseph Westheimer served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater. The collection includes personal letters, government documents pertaining to his service, some postcards, tickets, papers with Japanese scripts, and Japanese artifacts. It also includes the oral history transcript of the Westheimer interview and manuscripts giving detailed descriptions and information on living conditions of Air Force members during the war in Japan. In addition, it includes the certificates of his physical conditions.

Dates: Created: 1932-1999; Other: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1999