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Prisoners of war

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Richard Webb papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box 3 (06.0151-06.200), Folder: 06.0197 - Folder 1
Identifier: 06.0197
Scope and Contents

Richard Webb was a storekeeper first class in the US Navy in the European Theater. He was a mail clerk and storekeeper and received three Bronze Stars This collection includes a 10-page typed memoir about a trip to England aboard the LST-293, an account of D-Day, and an account of actions taken at Mount St. Michel. Also included are his reflections on death and dying and the role of "ducks" in WWII as well as 28 photographs of the LST, its crew, the dead and wounded GIs on D-Day, German POWs, and other naval craft.

Dates: Created: 1943-1944; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 10/03/2006

Robert Hoffmann papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box 2 (09.0048-09.0084), Folder: 09.0069 - Folder 1
Identifier: 09.0069
Scope and Contents

The collection of Robert Hoffmann contains an oral history transcript provided by the Reichelt Oral History Program. Hoffmann served with the United State Marine Corps during World War II on the island of Guam.

Dates: Created: 1927-1987; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 05/14/2009

Roland Cadoret papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2008 Box 2 (08.0075-08.0199), Folder: 08.0183 - Folder 1
Identifier: 08.0183
Scope and Contents Roland Cadoret served as a B-17 pilot in the 351st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force, in the European Theater.  His collection contains a manuscript, "The Battle of Grounded Eagles," in which he details his entire POW experience from mission briefing to liberation, an excerpt from his diary, and his photocopied version of General Dwight D. Eisenhower's letter to Invasion Forces. The Polebrook Post 351st Bomb Group Association 8th Airforce Vol. XXVII-No. 2, and the English version of the Moorsburger Beitung, a newspaper, which had special stories all about the POWs which were kept at...
Dates: Created: 1943-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2008

Stalag 17 POWs papers

 Collection — Box 98.0475-Box 1
Identifier: 98.0475
Scope and Contents

This collection was compiled by Edward McKenzie and includes a directory of New Hampshire Ex-POWs book. It is a boxed collection of approroximately 20 individual collections of American POWs who were interned at Stalag 17. The individual collections collectively consist of personal papers, transcripts, documents, photographs, and drawings relating to their experiences as prisoners of war.

Dates: 1937-1945; Other: Date acquired: 1998-05-12; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-09-04

Stanley Marshall papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box 13 (02.0330-02.0372), Folder: 02.0350 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.0350
Scope and Contents

Stanley Marshall was interviewed by Dr. William Oldson, former Director of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience at FSU. He served as a field hospital clinical technician in the European Theater during World War II. This collection includes a copy of his oral history interview, two pictures of him, and a photocopy of a newspaper clipping. After the war, Stanley Marshall continued his accademic career, eventually becoming the president of Florida State University.

Dates: Created: 1923-1946; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 04/04/2002

Thomas C. Cartwright papers

 Collection — 14.0043 - Box 1
Identifier: 14.0043
Scope and Contents

Thomas C. Cartwright served as the pilot of the B-24 bomber, Lonesome Lady, in the 494th Bombardment Group, 7th Air Force. His plane was shot down over Japan at the end of July 1945. Cartwright and one other member of the bomber crew were transported elsewhere, while the majority of the crew was interred in prison in Hiroshima, Japan. All those crewmen were killed when the US dropped the atomic bomb on that city.

The collection contains correspondence, articles, and testimonies related to the bombing of Hiroshima and discovering the fate of Cartwright's bomber crew.

Dates: Created: 1945-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1995-2004; Other: Date acquired: 05/20/2014

Hugh Zeigler papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 11 (01.0278-01.0305), Folder: 01.0300 - Folder 1
Identifier: 01.0300
Scope and Contents

Hugh Zeigler served with the 454th Heavy Bomb Aviation Ordnance Company, handling and caring for bombs, during World War II in the Philippine Islands. He was captured there by the Japanese and spent the remainder of the war in a POW camp. This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript conducted on January 6, 2000.

Dates: Created: 1917-1951; Other: Date acquired: 07/26/2001