World War, 1939-1945
Found in 315 Collections and/or Records:
This collection relates to Viola B. McClellan (Women's Auxillary Corps) and Dewey S. McClellan (U.S. Army Air Corps) who both served in the European Theater of Operations as a pilot during World War II. This collection also relates to Charles S. Smith who served as a civilian contractor and Japanese prisoner of war at Wake Island in the Pacific Theater of Operations. This collection contains documents, ephemera, and photographs.
This collection relates to Major James J. McFarland who served with Headquarters, 59th Medical Battalion as a physician in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. The collection contains letters written by McFarland to his future wife Joy McFarlane.
This collection relates to John Milton Meade who served as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. army during World War II. He received a purple heart and an Oak Leaf Cluster.This collection includes a leather ration book wallet, which contains ten partially used ration books, two certifications regarding x-rays for Tuberculosis screenings, and two receipts.
This is an interview transcript of Martin Mittelacher who was in a German Luftwaffe as an aircrew member during World War II.
This collection of 11 pieces of published patriotic sheet music which belonged to Helen B. Mogle, who was 12 years old at the beginning of World War II.
This collection relates to Private 1st Class Antonio Francis Morrow who served with the 82nd Airborne Division in North Africa and the European Theater of Operations during World War II. This collection contains an interview transcript of Morrow.
This collection relates to Stephen Alex Nemeth who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as an armed guard aboard vessels and also served during the Korean War in the U.S. Navy. The collection includes books, military records, photographs, and ephemera.
This collection relates to Everett Melvin O'Brien who served as a 1st Lieutenant with the 603rd Quartermaster Graves Registration Company in the European Theater during World War II. The collection contains photographs from O'Brien's service in Graves Registration in the U.S., France, Belgium, and Germany which include killed in action U.S. soldiers and graves. Photographs of the concentration camp at Dachau are also included.
This collection relates to Paul Oehler who was a youth during World War II. This collection contains 8 cast iron and non-ferrous metal toy soldiers. They range in size from 2.25 inches to 3.75 inches tall. The figures include artillery and infantry soldiers performing various activities of service, such as carrying weapons and filming with a camera. The toys were purchased by the donor's parents in Ontario, Canada during the war and presented to Oehler.
This collection relates to the service of Elizabeth O'Farrell, who served in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps during World War II. She received training to be a physical therapy technician, and served at the Great Lakes Naval Hospital from 1943-1944, and then at Glenview Naval Hospital in Illinois from 1944-1945.
This collection relates to Dr. John "Jack" J. O'Leary Sr. and Jr. Both men served in U.S. Navy during World War II, with Dr. O'Leary Senior working as Examining Physician. This collection contains various group photographs of Dr. O'Leary in various honor societies, military certificates for both Dr. O'Leary Senior and Jr., a framed portrait of Dr. O'Leary Jr., and a forty-eight-star flag.
This collection pertains to Robert O'Loughlin and his experience on the home front during World War II. The collection contains a manuscript in which O'Loughlin detailed the memories from his childhood during the war. Some of the memories include having ration stamp books for food, clothing, and other major items, seeing a captured Japanese submarine displayed in his hometown, not having access to certain foods like cold-cuts, and having street lights dimmed at night.
This collection relates to Frank Parrotta who served in the U.S. Army 5th Air Force in the Pacific Theater of Operation. This collection contains a veteran questionnaire and a photograph.
Mario Joseph Patruno's collection includes a manuscript/oral history that covers his service in the 101st Airborne through his wounding in Operation Market Garden. The collection also includes three photographs, two of Patruno and one photograph taken inside Patruno's C-47 Transport on the night of 5 June 1944.
This transcript pertains to Joseph E. Peel, a gunner's mate who served aboard the USS Antietam starting in 1944. While the transcribed interview includes Peel's testimony on the latter years of World War II, it mostly details his experiences attending college after the war under the benefits of the GI Bill.
This collection relates to First Lieutenant Richard N. Peters who served as a pilot in the Army Air Corps in the European Theater of Operations in Italy with a troop carrier squadron. This collection contains an oral history interview transcript and three flight training yearbooks.
This collection relates to Seaman Second Class Clifford Prince who was stationed at Great Lakes Naval Training Center and San Diego with the U.S. Navy during World War II. This collection includes letters sent to and from Prince's family, greeting cards, photographs, and documents.
This collection relates to David E. Rainey, a U.S. Army officer who was stationed in Kyoto, Japan in 1948. It includes a Japanese produced print guide book which contains plates of Kyoto, Japan.
This collection relates to Odas Rankin who served in the U.S. Army in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. This collection contains a newspaper clipping documenting Rankin's uniting with a deceased soldier's family.
This collection relates to Lieutenant Clarence H. Ratliff who served in the United States Navy during World War II and his wife Elizabeth P. Ratliff who served in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps for almost 7 years. This collection contains military documents, photograph negatives, and miscellaneous documents related to their service.