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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

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Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience
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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.01.0346

James H. Vander Laan papers, 1942-1953

1.00 boxes
This World War II collection relates to Sgt. James H. Vander Laan, who served in the United States Army Air Force and was assigned to the 511th bomber squadron in the 351st Bombardment Group. During his service, he trained as a ball-turret gunner and radio operator on a B-17 bomber. The collection consists of documents, letters, photographs, and memorabilia. The documents detail where James H. VanderLaan was stationed, inducted and discharged from service. The letters from James H. Vander Laan are addressed from Germany during his time as a Prisoner of War and are dated from November 7, 1943-November 5, 1944. The photographs are of James H. Vander Laan with his wife Marion Madeley and a photograph portrait of James H. Vander Laan. The memorabilia in the collection consist of newspaper clippings of James H. Vander Laan's capture and release and book clippings from Stalag 17B.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.20.0008

McClellan-Smith Family collection

1 boxes
This collection relates to Viola S. McClellan (Women's Auxillary Corps) and Dowey McClellan (Army Air Corps) who served in the European Theater of Operations. This collection also relates to Charles S. Smith who was a prisoner of war at Wake Island in the Pacific Theater of Operation. This collection contains documents, ephemera, and photographs.