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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 603 Collections and/or Records:

97th Bomb Group Reunion Association collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.01.0601
Scope and Contents This collection relates to the 97th Bombardment Group which was based in England, Africa and Italy during World War II and the first operational bomb group in England in 1942. The collection contains documents (mostly photocopies) on missions, statements and statistics, three diaries, and newspaper articles. Their daily operations reports, narrative reports, and casualty reports detail their accomplishments and their losses. Included are a collection of videos, audio tapes, and microfilm....
Dates: 1942-2000; Date accessioned

97th Bomb Group Reunion Association collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.01.0601
Scope and Contents This collection relates to the 97th Bombardment Group which was based in England, Africa and Italy during World War II and the first operational bomb group in England in 1942. The collection contains documents (mostly photocopies) on missions, statements and statistics, three diaries, and newspaper articles. Their daily operations reports, narrative reports, and casualty reports detail their accomplishments and their losses. Included are a collection of videos, audio tapes, and microfilm....
Dates: 1942-2000; Date accessioned

460th Heavy Bombardment Group Society papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 01.0046
Scope and Contents The collection of the 460th Heavy Bombardment Group Society contains a unit history of this B-24 U.S. Army Air Corps Group, 55th Wing, 760th, 761st, 762nd, 763rd Squadrons and Group Headquarters, which served in the Italian Campaign. This collection primarily focuses on the memory of the war and those who served in the 460th. Included is a listing of the airmen who were held as prisoners of war, including their squadrons, positions on the plane (e.g. pilot, gunner), the date, mission, and...
Dates: 1943-2015; Date acquired: 02/07/2015

Zelma D. Abarbanel collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.07.0119
Content Description

This collection refers to Zelma D. Abarbanel, who served as a Technician Fourth Grade with the WAC Second Detachment during World War II. Abarbanel worked as a stenographer and assistant for the Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia, in the Office of Weapons. The collection includes a transcript of an oral history interview, one letter, the military records of both Abarbanel and her husband, Milton Goldman Abarbanel, and several photographs depicting Abarbanel's life as a WAC.

Dates: 1943-1945

Zelma D. Abarbanel collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.07.0119
Content Description

This collection refers to Zelma D. Abarbanel, who served as a Technician Fourth Grade with the WAC Second Detachment during World War II. Abarbanel worked as a stenographer and assistant for the Infantry School at Fort Benning, Georgia, in the Office of Weapons. The collection includes a transcript of an oral history interview, one letter, the military records of both Abarbanel and her husband, Milton Goldman Abarbanel, and several photographs depicting Abarbanel's life as a WAC.

Dates: 1943-1945

Donald and Portia Ackerman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.03.0177
Content Description

This collection relates to Donald and Portia Ackerman. Donald Ackerman served as a pilot on B-24 bombers with the 44th Bomb Squadron, 506th Bombardment Group, in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. He continued to serve in the U.S. Air Force for 20 years and served during the Korean War.This collection contains an oral history transcript, artifacts, audio tapes, documents, letters, maps, pamphlets, and photographs relating to Donald and Portia Ackerman.

Dates: 1941-1990; Date accessioned: 2003-10-23

Charles W. Aiken collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0304 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.04.0304
Content Description

This collection relates to Charles Aiken who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the European Theater of Operation during World War Two. This collection contains a newspaper clipping and an oral history transcript.

Dates: Date accessioned: 2005-01-19; Majority of material found within 1943-1945

Charles W. Aiken collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0304 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.04.0304
Content Description

This collection relates to Charles Aiken who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in the European Theater of Operation during World War Two. This collection contains a newspaper clipping and an oral history transcript.

Dates: Date accessioned: 2005-01-19; Majority of material found within 1943-1945

Aldo Busot papers

 Collection — Interview Transcript
Identifier: 02.11.0028
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Aldo Busot, who lived in Cuba during World War II.

Dates: 2011-2011; Date acquired: 04/14/2011

Aldo Busot papers

 Collection — Interview Transcript
Identifier: 02.11.0028
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Aldo Busot, who lived in Cuba during World War II.

Dates: 2011-2011; Date acquired: 04/14/2011

Monte Allen U.S.S. Kwajalein collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.16.0019
Scope and Contents The Monte Allen U.S.S. Kwajalein (CVE-98) collection contains comprehensive records pertaining to officially recorded, declassified daily life aboard the Casablanca Class Escort Carrier U.S.S. Kwajalein, an aircraft carrier, as well as various visual and auditory artifact materials relating to the work and lives of its crewmen. The collection specifically regards the life of U.S. Navy sailor Monte Allen, information he was able to preserve, and the first-hand observations he...
Dates: 1944-2009; Majority of material found in 1945; Date acquired: 08/03/2016

Monte Allen U.S.S. Kwajalein collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.16.0019
Scope and Contents The Monte Allen U.S.S. Kwajalein (CVE-98) collection contains comprehensive records pertaining to officially recorded, declassified daily life aboard the Casablanca Class Escort Carrier U.S.S. Kwajalein, an aircraft carrier, as well as various visual and auditory artifact materials relating to the work and lives of its crewmen. The collection specifically regards the life of U.S. Navy sailor Monte Allen, information he was able to preserve, and the first-hand observations he...
Dates: 1944-2009; Majority of material found in 1945; Date acquired: 2016-08-03; Date accessioned: 2020-05-13

Michael Amdahl collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.12.0022
Content Description

This collection includes miscellaneous materials collected from numerous sources by Michael Amdahl, a Refuse Transfer Center worker who collected and donated found materials over the course of many years. Included in this collection are a variety of graphic materials, letters, documents, magazines, and a book on the 13th Air Force. Also included are photographs depicting war-torn cities, soldier life, sea and air vessels, and scenery from around Europe.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1948; Date accessioned: 2012-04-03

Michael Amdahl collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.12.0022
Content Description

This collection includes miscellaneous materials collected from numerous sources by Michael Amdahl, a Refuse Transfer Center worker who collected and donated found materials over the course of many years. Included in this collection are a variety of graphic materials, letters, documents, magazines, and a book on the 13th Air Force. Also included are photographs depicting war-torn cities, soldier life, sea and air vessels, and scenery from around Europe.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1948

Clarence H. Anderson papers

 Collection — 15.0005 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.15.0005
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Private First Class Clarence H. Anderson who served with the 41st Armored Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Division, in the European theater during World War II. The collection contains letters from Anderson to his fiance Eleanor Schumaker. The letters encompass ten months from March 1944-January 1945 in which he writes from England, France, Belgium, and Germany. Clarence was wounded in Germany and sent to a hospital in England to recover. Julius Sleszak was...
Dates: 1944-1945; Date acquired: 02/27/2015

Clarence H. Anderson papers

 Collection — 15.0005 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.15.0005
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Private First Class Clarence H. Anderson who served with the 41st Armored Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Division, in the European theater during World War II. The collection contains letters from Anderson to his fiance Eleanor Schumaker. The letters encompass ten months from March 1944-January 1945 in which he writes from England, France, Belgium, and Germany. Clarence was wounded in Germany and sent to a hospital in England to recover. Julius Sleszak was...
Dates: 1944-1945; Date acquired: 02/27/2015

Oliver Anderson papers

 Collection — Box 00.0710 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.00.0710
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to Oliver "Bud" Anderson who served as a Ship Fitter Second Class aboard the USS Clifton (IX-184) during World War II. The collection contains letters Anderson sent to his mother, father, and brother Nolan while stationed in various locations in the United States, Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan. Anderson's letters discuss mail, his high school sweetheart, Indigenous peoples, weather, entertainment, a...
Dates: 1942-2000; Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Date acquired: 08/28/2000

Oliver Anderson papers

 Collection — 00.0710 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.00.0710
Scope and Contents This collection pertains to Oliver "Bud" Anderson who served as a Ship Fitter Second Class aboard the USS Clifton (IX-184) during World War II. The collection contains letters Anderson sent to his mother, father, and brother Nolan while stationed in various locations in the United States, Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan. Anderson's letters discuss mail, his high school sweetheart, Indigenous peoples, weather, entertainment, a...
Dates: 1942-2000; Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Date acquired: 08/28/2000

Anthony Catalino papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0025 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.02.0025
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a manuscript memoir of Anthony Catalino's WWII service in the U.S. Army Field Artillery and staff work at Army hospitals and supply depots in North Africa and Italy.

Dates: 1941-1945; Majority of material found in 1943; Date acquired: 02/11/2002

Anthony Catalino papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0025 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.02.0025
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a manuscript memoir of Anthony Catalino's WWII service in the U.S. Army Field Artillery and staff work at Army hospitals and supply depots in North Africa and Italy.

Dates: 1941-1945; Majority of material found in 1943; Date acquired: 02/11/2002

Lucille and Fred Anton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.17.0017
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Fred and Lucille Anton. Fred Anton served with the United States Marine Corps during World War II and China after World War II. This collection contains letters sent between Lucille and Fred Anton, also containing a few photographs.

Dates: 1944-1949; Date acquired: 08/08/2017

Lucille and Fred Anton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.17.0017
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Fred and Lucille Anton. Fred Anton served with the United States Marine Corps during World War II and China after World War II. This collection contains letters sent between Lucille and Fred Anton, also containing a few photographs.

Dates: 1944-1949; Date acquired: 08/08/2017

Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.09.0054
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the business records from the Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company once located in Apalachicola, Florida. The company manufactured pyramidal tents under contract from the United States Army from early 1941 to at least October 1942. The records are unclear as to when the company ceased operations. J.H. Hodges, Sr. owned the building that housed the company from 1935 until 1951. The records reflect a wide range of day to day operations including ordering...
Dates: 1941 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1942; Date acquired: 03/18/2009

Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.09.0054
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the business records from the Apalachicola Tent and Awning Company once located in Apalachicola, Florida. The company manufactured pyramidal tents under contract from the United States Army from early 1941 to at least October 1942. The records are unclear as to when the company ceased operations. J.H. Hodges, Sr. owned the building that housed the company from 1935 until 1951. The records reflect a wide range of day to day operations including ordering...
Dates: 1941 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1942; Date acquired: 03/18/2009

James A. Armstrong collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2020 Box, Folder: 20.0007 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.20.0007
Content Description

This collection relates to Technical Sergeant James A. Armstrong who served 691st Ordnance Company in the European Theater of Operation. He participated beginning with the Normandy Campaign and each subsequent campaign with the company through to Germany. After the war, he was also commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant Ammunition Supply Officer and assigned to the 633rd Ordnance Company. The collection contains letters, military documents, and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1947; Date acquired: 09/11/2020; Service (Great Britain, France, Belgium): 1945-1944; Service (Holland, Germany, Austria): 1944-1945; Service (France): 1945

James A. Armstrong collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2020 Box, Folder: 20.0007 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.20.0007
Content Description

This collection relates to Technical Sergeant James A. Armstrong who served 691st Ordnance Company in the European Theater of Operation. He participated beginning with the Normandy Campaign and each subsequent campaign with the company through to Germany. After the war, he was also commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant Ammunition Supply Officer and assigned to the 633rd Ordnance Company. The collection contains letters, military documents, and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1947; Date acquired: 09/11/2020; Service (Great Britain, France, Belgium): 1945-1944; Service (Holland, Germany, Austria): 1944-1945; Service (France): 1945

Lyle D. Armstrong collection

 File — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0049- Folder 1
Identifier: 02.03.0049
Content Description This collection relates to Lyle D. Armstrong and his service in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations. The collection contains a veteran's questionnaire where he shares his experience in service and recalls a memory of being in Manila when the Japanese Envoys came to speak to General MacArthur. He also mentions that he kept in contact with some of the men he met in service. The collection also contains photographs of Armstrong and his three older brothers,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1946

Lyle D. Armstrong collection

 File — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0049- Folder 1
Identifier: 02.03.0049
Content Description This collection relates to Lyle D. Armstrong and his service in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater of Operations. The collection contains a veteran's questionnaire where he shares his experience in service and recalls a memory of being in Manila when the Japanese Envoys came to speak to General MacArthur. He also mentions that he kept in contact with some of the men he met in service. The collection also contains photographs of Armstrong and his three older brothers,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1946; Date accessioned: 2003-06-15

Arnold Busch papers

 Collection
Identifier: 02.07.0102
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written to Arnold Busch, a basketball coach for Calvary Methodist Church in Lakewood, Ohio, by the students he previously coached. Whether drafted or enlisted, many of the men kept up a correspondence with Busch throughout the war years. This collection also includes Calvary Church newsletters and pamphlets, pamphlets regarding persons registered for service, ration books and other rationing documents, and letters returned to Busch because their recipients...
Dates: 1934-1946; Majority of material found in 1943-1946; Date acquired: 08/06/2007

Arnold Busch papers

 Collection
Identifier: 02.07.0102
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written to Arnold Busch, a basketball coach for Calvary Methodist Church in Lakewood, Ohio, by the students he previously coached. Whether drafted or enlisted, many of the men kept up a correspondence with Busch throughout the war years. This collection also includes Calvary Church newsletters and pamphlets, pamphlets regarding persons registered for service, ration books and other rationing documents, and letters returned to Busch because their recipients...
Dates: 1934-1946; Majority of material found in 1943-1946; Date acquired: 08/06/2007