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Richard Webb papers

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0197 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0197

Scope and Contents

Richard Webb was a storekeeper first class in the US Navy in the European Theater. He was a mail clerk and storekeeper and received three Bronze Stars This collection includes a 10-page typed memoir about a trip to England aboard the LST-293, an account of D-Day, and an account of actions taken at Mount St. Michel. Also included are his reflections on death and dying and the role of "ducks" in WWII as well as 28 photographs of the LST, its crew, the dead and wounded GIs on D-Day, German POWs, and other naval craft.

Dates

  • 1943-1944
  • Majority of material found in 1944
  • Date acquired: 10/03/2006

Creator

Language of Materials

English .

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

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Biographical or Historical Information

Webb was a mail clerk and storekeeper and received three Bronze Stars (he also served as a sergeant first class in the Army during the Korean War )and he served aboard an LST ship (LST-293), one of many that participated in the DDay invasion.

Extent

1.00 folders

Source of Acquisition

Richard Webb

Method of Acquisition

donation

Title
Richard Webb papers 02.06.0197
Author
Craig Whittington
Date
03/20/2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository

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