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Peleliu, Battle of, Palau, 1944

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Edwin Brenton papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1998 Box, Folder: 98.0391 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-98.0391
Scope and Contents

The collection relates to Arthur Edwin Brenton who served aboard the USS  Pennsylvania battleship during World War II in the Pacific Campaign as a member of the U.S. Marine Guard.  The collection includes a diary, typed transcript of the diary, personal papers, newspaper clippings, as well as ship's newsletters.

Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 06/16/1998

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

Carl Lyren Peleliu collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-18.0033
Content Description

This collection relates to Carl Lyren who served in the United States Marine Corps in 2nd Marine Division the Pacific Theater. The materials of this collection are made up of maps, unclassified documents from both Japanese and U.S. forces, books, letters, interviews with veterans, photographs, newspaper clippings, and personal notes made by Carl Lyren in his research in writing on the battle of Peleliu, also in this collection is the original manuscript of the publication Dogged Courage: The Struggle for Peleliu, 1944.

Dates: 1944-1998

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 G. Moretti collection

 Collection — Box 00.0291-Box 1
Identifier: 02-00.0291
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Joseph G. Moretti who joined the U.S. Navy in Jacksonville, Florida in September 1942. He served in the Navy's Construction Battalion (Seabees) and the 8th Underwater Demolition Team (UDT8) until his discharge on August 14, 1945. He was stationed in Fort Peirce, Florida until he transferred to the Aleutian Islands and, later, the South Pacific. His collection includes an oral history recorded in 2000, Moretti's naval logbook, miscellaneous government documents from 1941 to 1957, news clippings from the 1990s, and photographs.

Dates: 1941-2000

Richard Bruce Watkins papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collecion - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0155 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-00.0155
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Richard Bruce Watkins who served two years in the Pacific Theater of Operations as a U.S. Marine platoon leader, then as a commander of the E Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Division at Cape Gloucester, Peleliu, and Okinawa. Immediately after the war in August 1945, Watkins also served in China. The collection contains a manuscript entitled "Brothers in Battle--One Marine's Account of War in the Pacific" written by Watkins that concerns his time in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: Created: 1941-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/15/2000

George Ronald Wiszneauckas collection

 Collection — Box 08.0171-Box 1
Identifier: 02-08.0171
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to George Ronald Wiszneauckas who served as a Captain in the U.S. Army as a Signal Officer for the 81st Infantry Division. This collection contains brochures from Camp San Luis Obispo, Camp Rucker, New Caledonia and other Pacific islands. The collection also includes newsletters from The Wildcat, a military newsletter, Japanese Naval binoculars, and military documents.

Dates: 1941-1946