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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

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 .00.0559

George R. Cain collection, 1940-2000

1 boxes
This collection relates to George R. Cain and his service as a communications officer in the 23rd Fighter Group, also known as the Flying Tigers, in China during World War II. The collection includes a variety of memorabilia, which spans from the beginning of George H. Cain's service in 1940 until his death in 2000. A few sources in the collection provide an overview of military service on the island of Hawaii. Others document his post-service work with his local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.14.0006

Henry Ellison Thompson collection, 1940-1941

1 boxes
This collection relates to Henry Ellison Thompson. This collection covers Thompson's time in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a Flying Cadet and later his time serving at Wheeler Field Hawaii up until his death in October 1941 from an aircraft accident. This collection includes a scrapbook, photographs, military documents including the letter the chaplain sent Thompson's parents after his death, a copy of George Marshall's Victory Report, as well as a memorial binder assembled by the donor that includes the accident report.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.06.0115

John E. Hinrichs transcript, January 15, 2005

1 folders
John E. Hinrichs served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1941 to 1946 in the Pacific Theatre (Iwo Jima, Hawaii). He enlisted before Pearl Harbor, was assigned to Midway, then the 8th Field Depot, and was sent in as a part of the Army of Occupation of Japan. He discussed how the army affected him later in life. This collection contains an oral history interview transcript.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.06.0114

Ross Hansen transcript, January 18, 2005

1 folders
This collection relates to Ross Hansen who served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946 in the Pacific Theatre. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Hansen details his work for the War Department during World War II and his life upon his return to the U.S.