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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: 02.03.0037

Albert Fier transcript, June 14, 2000

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This collection relates to Albert Fier who served in the Army as a sergeant technician with E Company of the 94th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operation during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript, where Fier documents his time as a medic during the war.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.00.0647

Clifford Brooks Shirley collection, 1943-1948

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The collection includes 236 letters with some postcards and V-mails that "Cliff" wrote to his mother, Gladys Shirley, letters written to Gladys Shirley from some relatives of a soldier-friend of Cliff's who'd died in an accident, letters to Cliff from a woman he'd befriended in South Wales, and from his deceased friend's mother, to whom he'd written a note of condolence. News clippings, ephemera, and documents are also included. Cliff's letters express worries about post-war life and jobs, the desire for furlough, the point system, railroad strikes, Churchill, FDR, prices and wages, blackouts, housing problems in the US, draft dodgers, poor conditions in Germany (children begging GI's for candy, etc.), illness, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation (UNRRA), and much more. Letters date from October 1943 though 1948. Cliff's letters to his mother end in March 1946.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.03.0029

George H. Rosenfield collection, February 2000

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This collection relates to George E. Rosenfield who served in the 10th Moutain Division and 85th Infantry Regiment in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. This collection includes his 18-page, self-published memoir where he recounts his training at Camp Hale and combat in the North Apennines, Alps, and Po Valley. This collection also includes a veteran questionnaire about George H. Rosenfield.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.04.0209

James Thomas transcript, November 19, 2003

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This collection relates to James Thomas who served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Thomas recounts his experiences training with the 10th Mountain Division, and later combat and living conditions in Bougainville and the Philippines.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.06.0115

John E. Hinrichs transcript, January 15, 2005

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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: 02.06.0109

Louis Dodaro transcript, July 8, 2005

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This collection relates to Louis Dodaro who served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945 in the Pacific Theatre. This collection contains an oral history transcript where Dodaro describes his military service and life after the war.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.20.0008

McClellan-Smith Family collection

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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.
Institute on WWII and the Human Experience: 02.06.0106

Nicholas and Jeanne Baldino transcript, April 13, 2005

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This collection relates to Nicholas Baldino who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps with the 5th and 11th Bomb Groups in the Pacific Theatre and his wife Jeanne Baldino. This collection contains an oral history transcript detailing Nicholas Baldino's military service and how Jeanne met Nicholas Baldino.