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Saipan, Battle of, Northern Mariana Islands, 1944

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 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

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

George Robert Carr papers

 Collection — Box 00.0733 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-00.0733
Content Description

This collection relates to George Robert Carr who served in Europe during World War II. This collection includes two manuscripts. The first manuscript details Robert C. Mowrer's experiences serving with the 106th infantry Regiment, 27th Division, in the Pacific Theater. The second manuscript details German soldier Gunther Schmidt's account of the Battle of Huertgen Forest from the time was sent there to when his battalion is defeated.

Dates: Event: September 6, 1943-February 2, 1996

William David Crawford papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box, Folder: 07.0016 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-07.0016
Scope and Contents

William David Crawford served as a U.S. Navy pilot who flew PB4Y-1's in the Pacific Theater during the Second World War. This collection consists of his memoir.

This memoir was written by Crawford for his children. It describes his enlistment into the Navy, his training as a naval aviator, and his missions in the Pacific.

Dates: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/2007

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

Elmer Hubbard papers

 Collection — Letters
Identifier: 02-98.0392
Scope and Contents

Elmer Hubbard served as Radioman Second Class in the US Navy's 1st Naval Beach Battalion in the Mediterranean and European Theaters, as well as the Pacific Theater aboard the U.S.S. Buckingham attack ship during World War II. Hubbard participated in the amphibious landings at Anzio, Salerno, and Southern France. The collection consists of original wartime transcribed, typed, and mimeographed letters from original handwritten letters Hubbard wrote to his parents.

Dates: Created: 1943-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944; Other: Date acquired: 05/13/1998

Madison D. Farnum papers

 Collection — Box 06.0097 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-06.0097
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Ensign Madison D. Farnum, a staff member for the commander of the Amphibious Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet during World War II. Farnum participated in the campaigns for Iwo Jima, Saipan, and Okinawa. Farnum was assigned on the Flagship USS Eldorado under Admiral R.K.Turner in the South Pacific Theater 1944-1945. The collection includes photographs, documents, and letters.

Dates: Created: 1944-1946; Other: Date acquired: 04/04/2006

Harry Johnston papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-00.0053
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Harry Johnston who served as a U.S. Marine Corps Photographer in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The collection includes a "Gossip" newsletter for the Charleston, South Carolina branch of Kroger grocery. The newsletter discusses good sales, jokes, and friends and romantic interests coming in on leave, etc., and contains a few illustrations. Also included are over 20 postcards from Hawaii, none sent or written on, and one mailed postcard that was sent to Johnston when he was in the US Naval Hospital in April 1945 in Portsmouth, Virginia. A series of photographs are also included that were taken at Hawaii, Samoa, Guadalcanal, Bougainville,...
Dates: Created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/07/2000

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

Margery Ann Tully collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-13.0073
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials related to Margery Ann Tully and her husband Horace L. Tully who served with the 31st Special Naval Construction Battalion during World War II on Saipan and Japan.  The collection contains newspapers; military newsletters/bulletins, including the "Sea Bee" and others; postcards, including a set from Seabee Training Camp at Camp Peary, VA; personal photographs at Saipan and various Japanese cities; photographs of the USS Saratoga (CV-3) and USS Lexington (CV-2) at the Panama Canal and crews; a large-scale group photograph and program from the USS Lexington Farewell Ball; Japanese currency and postage stamps; and ephemera.  Also included is a large...
Dates: Created: 1933-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1933-1961; Other: Date acquired: 11/07/2013