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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: 02.98.0391

Arthur Edwin Brenton papers, 1942-1945, bulk 1944

5.00 folders
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.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.18.0033

Carl Lyren Peleliu collection, 1944-1998

10 boxes
This collection relates to Carl Lyren who served in the United States Marine Corps in 2nd Marine Division the Pacific Theater. The materials of this collection are made up of maps, unclassified documents from both Japanese and U.S. forces, books, letters, interviews with veterans, photographs, newspaper clippings, and personal notes made by Carl Lyren in his research in writing on the battle of Peleliu, also in this collection is the original manuscript of the publication Dogged Courage: The Struggle for Peleliu, 1944.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.08.0171

George Ronald Wiszneauckas collection, 1941-1946

1 boxes
This collection relates to George Ronald Wiszneauckas who served as a Captain with as a Signal Officer for the 81st Infantry Division. This collection contains brochures from Camp San Luis Obispo, Camp Rucker, New Caledonia and other Pacific islands. The collection also includes newsletters from The Wildcat, a military newsletter, Japanese Naval binoculars, and military documents.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.17.0006

James R. Hancock Oral Interview transcript, 1944-1945

1 folders
This transcript contains an oral history interview of James R. Hancock who served aboard the U.S.S. Franklin aircraft carrier during World War II.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0291

Joseph G. Moretti collection, 1941-2000

1 boxes
This collection relates to Joseph G. Moretti who joined the U.S. Navy in Jacksonville, Florida in September 1942. He served in the Navy's Construction Battalion (Seabees) and the 8th Underwater Demolition Team (UDT8) until his discharge on August 14, 1945. He was stationed in Fort Peirce, Florida until he transferred to the Aleutian Islands and, later, the South Pacific. His collection includes an oral history recorded in 2000, Moretti's naval logbook, miscellaneous government documents from 1941 to 1957, news clippings from the 1990s, and photographs.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0155

Richard Bruce Watkins papers, 1941-1946

1.00 folders
This collection relates to Richard Bruce Watkins who served two years in the Pacific Theater of Operations as a U.S. Marine platoon leader, then as a commander of the E Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Division at Cape Gloucester, Peleliu, and Okinawa. Immediately after the war in August 1945, Watkins also served in China. The collection contains a manuscript entitled "Brothers in Battle--One Marine's Account of War in the Pacific" written by Watkins that concerns his time in the Pacific Theater.