World War, 1939-1945--China
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
This collection related to the 27th Troop Carrier Squadron includes a manuscript that consists of memoirs entitled "Freedom Rings," which were gathered from members of the Army's 27th Troop Carrier Squadron about their time in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. The squadron was in the CBI Theater from 1942-1945. The squadron was involved in many Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and SACO (Sino-American-Cooperative-Organization) operations, including rescues and liberations of P.O.W.'s. The collection includes their veteran's association magazine/newsletters as well.
This collection relates to Fred and Lucille Anton. Fred Anton served with the United States Marine Corps during World War II and China after World War II. This collection contains letters sent between Lucille and Fred Anton, also containing a few photographs.
This collection relates to George R. Cain and his service as a communications officer in the 23rd Fighter Group, also known as the Flying Tigers, in China during World War II. The collection includes a variety of memorabilia, which spans from the beginning of George H. Cain's service in 1940 until his death in 2000. A few sources in the collection provide an overview of military service on the island of Hawaii. Others document his post-service work with his local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.
This collection relates to Francis Edwards who served in the 20th U.S. Army Air Force, 58th Group, 25th Squadron in the Pacific theater. This collection contains an oral history transcript detailing his service during the war and his return to the U.S.
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.
Mary Theresa Kraus, a nurse in the Foreign Service Volunteer Corps, served in both India and China during World War II. She accumulated a personal collection of photographs and letters during the war. Documents include letters written to Kraus' parents between October 1942 and November 1945. Also included are a series of photographs of India and China, as well as press clippings Kraus sent home about the American campaign in China. In addition, the collection includes Chinese paper money and Kraus' Army registration.
This collection relates to Master Sergeant Enoch Johnston Meekins, Jr. who served as a Sergeant Pilot and ground crew with the 10th Air Force in North Africa, India, Burma, and China during World War II. The collection contains a Chinese color lithograph print and oral history interview transcript.
Robert J. Keefer served as a company commander and regimental operations officer of the African American 45th Quartermaster Truck Regiment in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. The collection of Robert J. Keefer contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. This collection also contains government documents, photographs, and other items detailing Keefer's experiences in World War II. There are three pamphlets in this collection, including one regarding Indian labor.
This collection relates to Leonard P. Schmitt who served in the Army Air Corps in North African and China-Burma-India (CBI) Theaters with the 436th Squadron, 7th Bomb Group during World War II. This collection contains a veterans questionnaire and bound manuscript titled "Life and Times of Leonard P. Schmitt Sr." which recounts his experiences during the war.
This collection relates to Corporal Charles F. Silzer who served with the 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He participated in the battles of Cape Gloucester, New Britian, Peleliu, and Okinawa and occupation of China. The collection contains letters Silzer wrote to his fiance, later wife, Florence Erickson, photographs of Silzer, and a framed discharge document.
This collection relates to Captain Joe Gray Sparks who served as a pilot with the 11 Bomb Squadron in the Pacific Theater during World War II. This collection includes a flash memory drive containing scanned copies of letters, documents, photographs, manuscript biography, newspaper articles, and artifacts that belonged to Sparks.
This collection relates to William Maurice Sproul who served as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Force with the 18th Photo Intelligence Detachment, 14th Air Force in China during World War II. The collection includes letters written by Sproul, photographs, artifacts, documents, and military ephemera.
This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Laurence H. Sylvester who served with the 2nd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron (Medium) in India and China during World War II. The collection contains letters, newspaper clippings, and identification cards.