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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

116 Honors Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.19.0019

Charles Jackson Gantt papers, 1942-1945

1 boxes
This collection relates to Technical Sergeant Charles Jackson Gantt who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a Weather Forecaster with the 12th Weather Squadron during the North African Campaign and Italian Campaign during World War II. The collection contains original letters written by Gantt to family, transcripts of his letters, a manuscript memoir, photographs, and military personnel records.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.19.0014

Charles Wilfong Chalker collection, 1939-1945

1 boxes
This collection relates to Technician 5th Grade Charles Wilfong Chalker who served with the 76th Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II. The collection contains three German World War II period flags brought back after the war from Europe by Chalker.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.11.0053

Christopher Georgiades transcript, 1944-1945

1 folders
This Oral History transcript relates the war experiences of Christopher Georgiades, who served in Europe with the U.S. Army, 10th Armored Division, during the the Battle of the Bulge. He was sent as a replacement after the events of Bastogne and was a part of the closing the Saar-Moselle Triangle. He participated in the invasion of Germany and was in Bavaria in May of 1945 when the war ended in Europe.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.99.0571

George A. Keith collection, 1940-2000

1 boxes
This collection relates to the service of George A. Keith who initially served with Company E, 106th Engineer Regiment of the 31st Division (National Guard) during World War II. The collection consists of several official orders and related documents, Christmas card, photographs, cassette tape, and transcript of a group oral history with veterans of the 106th Engineer Regiment, 31st Division. Also included is a copy of a tontine agreement with members of Company E from 1986. Keith was transferred out of 31st Division before it was deployed to the Pacific Theater. Keith served in the European Theater.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0522

Leonard J. Travaline transcript, 1941-1992, bulk 1944

1 folders
Leonard J. Travaline (also spelled Traveline in some records) served in the United States Army as an Artilleryman from 1941 to 1945. He served with the 166th Field Artillery Battalion and later the 938th Field Artillery Battallion in the Mediterranean and European Theaters. He served as a front line observer in Oran, North Africa, Italy, France, Germany, and Austria. The collection contains a transcribed daily journal that Travaline kept from the time of his landing in North Africa until the end of the war and his arrival back in the States in September 1945.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.03.0015

Wilson Malcom Clayton papers, December 12, 1944-May 30, 1946

1 folders
This collection relates to Captain Wilson Malcom Clayton who served as a pilot in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was assigned as liaison pilot for the 909th Field Artillery Battalion of the 84th Infantry Division in Europe during World War II. He flew L-4 Piper Cubs. The collection contains a handwritten diary that documents his activities during the war.