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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 315 Collections and/or Records:

McClellan-Smith Family collection

 Collection — Box 20.0008 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.20.0008
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1941-1945

James E. McDaniel collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0145 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0145
Content Description This collection relates to James E. McDaniel who served as a colonel in the United States Army Air Corps in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. He served in the 48th Bomb Group at Will Rogers Field and 15th Bomb Squadron Light 1st All American Unit. This collection contains flight notes, french paper money, a war department identification card, immunization papers, pay record, 32 black and white postcards from Italy, a photography book of Cambridge England, and a Paris...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1944

James J. McFarland collection

 Collection — Box 20.0009-Box 1
Identifier: 02.20.0009
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1944-1945

James J. McGuire papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.06.0061
Scope and Contents This collection relates to James J. McGuire who served with the 102nd Infantry Division during World War II and was captured by the Germans in November 1944 near the Roer River. The collection includes documents related to prisoners-of-war, including special postage and protocols for sending letters to American POWs, special postage and protocols that James McGuire had to follow to send letters back to his family, and even an extremely detailed, multi-page set of instructions on how to order...
Dates: 1942-1995; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date acquired: 11/17/2006

John L. McQuigg collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.19.0018
Content Description This collection relates to John L. McQuigg (Lieutenant Colonel with the US Army Air Force) who served with the 8th Air Force in Photographic Reconnaissance in the European and Mediterranean Theaters and participated in the North African and the Italian Allied Photo Reconnaissance Wing, including surveillance for the Anzio Landing. The collection contains military papers, ephemera, photographs, artifacts, and maps covering John L. McQuigg's communication with his wife and children,...
Dates: 1942-1945

John and Rosalie Morgan Meade collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2016 Box, Folder: 16.0014 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.16.0014
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1939-1945; Date acquired: 05/12/2016

Milton J. Rosen Photographs

 Collection — Photographs
Identifier: 02.07.0110
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs taken in the Philippines during the later years of WWII. The photographs were taken by Milton J. Rosen and the 2766 Photomapping Battalion, 25th Engineers. These photos were taken over the course of a year from 1945-1946. They include buildings, streets, daily life (of both the soldiers and citizens), Army vehicles, and other landmarks of the Philippines. The collection also includes a photograph of General Eisenhower and General Styer. The photographs...
Dates: 1945-1946; Date acquired: 06/15/2017

Francis A. Mirigliano collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.16.0024
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Francis A. Mirigliano who served as a gunner crewman on a B-29 Superfortress bomber on Tinian, Marianna Islands during World War II with the 39th Squadron, 6th Bombardment Group of the 20th Air Force. The collection includes Mirigliano's dress uniform, leather bomber style jacket decorated with hand painted B-29 nickname of "Snuggle Bunny," pilot's navigation leather flight portfolio, pilot training log book, personal letters and postcards, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: 1943-1945; Date acquired: 09/08/2016

Martin Mittelacher manuscript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2005 Box, Folder: 05.0081 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.05.0081
Scope and Contents

This is an interview transcript of Martin Mittelacher who was in a German Luftwaffe as an aircrew member during World War II.

Dates: 1936-1954; Majority of material found within 1936-1945; Date acquired: 05/17/2005

Helen B. Mogle papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2017 Box, Folder: 17.0026-Folder 1
Identifier: 02.17.0026
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1928-1945; Majority of material found within 1941-1945; Date acquired: 10/24/2017

Antonio Francis Morrow Jr. transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box, Folder: 04.0300 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.04.0300
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: October 8, 2004; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Frank E. Murray collection

 Collection — Box 12.0010 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.12.0010
Scope and Contents The letters in the Frank E. Murray Collection categorize and depict the adolescent and enlisted experience of aspiring Navy pilots who trained in Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Naval Air Technical Training in Memphis, and flight training in Corpus Christi and Kingsville during the latter half of the Second World War. Brief descriptions of Boot Camp life in Jacksonville, Ground training and radio/radar ordinance in Memphis, and flying in Corpus Christi define the majority of Murray's...
Dates: 1944-1946

Charles F. Myers Sr. collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.16.0016
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Charles F. Myers Sr. who served as a pilot with the Army Air Corps in the U.S., Panama, and Europe during World War II. The collection includes personal, medical, and financial records, appreciation letters, shipping tickets, a photograph of the 41-D graduating class of Gunter Field in Montgomery, Alabama, special orders and assignments, an original personnel file, an original flight records file, modern records and information, and a briefcase used for dead...
Dates: 1941-1951; Date acquired: 06/28/2016

Stephen Alex Nemeth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.17.0033
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1943-2001; Majority of material found within 1943-1952; Date acquired: 11/25/2017

Everett Melvin O'Brien collection

 Collection — Box 98.0011-Box 1
Identifier: 02.98.0011
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1940-1945

Paul Oehler collection

 Collection — Box 01.0612
Identifier: 02.01.0612
Content Description

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1943

Elizabeth O'Farrell collection

 Collection — Box 02.0068 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.02.0068
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1943-1948

O'Leary Family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.19.0011
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1942-1953

Robert O'Loughlin collection

 File — Box Single Folder Collections - 2008 Box, Folder: 08.0105- Folder 1
Identifier: 02.08.0105
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1941-1945

Orlando Trujillo papers

 Collection — Transcript of Interview
Identifier: 02.11.0026
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an oral history interview transcript of Dr. Orlando Trujillo, who lived in Cuba during WWII.

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

Frank Parrotta collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0104 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0104
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1945

Mario Joseph Patruno papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box, Folder: 07.0031 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.07.0031
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1942-1944; Majority of material found in 1943; Date acquired: 03/22/2007

Joseph E. Peel transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0281 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.01.0281
Content Description

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.

Dates: February 1, 2000; Majority of material found within 1944-1952

Richard N. Peters collection

 Collection — Box 03.0194 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.03.0194
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: November 17, 2003; 1942-1945

Philip Hosid papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 02.0075 - Folder
Identifier: 02.02.0075
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of Sergeant Philip Hosid of Company D 110th Infantry Regiment of the 11th Armored Division. In this collection are Hosid's discharge papers, Certificate for a Bronze Star, Authorization for Issuance of Awards, Newspaper clippings of 11th Armored Division's liberation of Mauthausen, a Certificate of Appreciation,The Thunderbolt: The Official Publication of the 11th Armored Division, and an 11th Armored Division...
Dates: 1942-1997; Majority of material found in 1945; Date acquired: 02/18/2002

Flora Virginia Pittman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.10.0051
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Flora Virginia Pittman who served as a U.S. Army nurse from 1940 to 1965. The collection includes artwork collected during her time on duty in the Pacific Theater during World War II, specifically 22 prints of Japanese artwork. The collection also includes photographs, postcards, and ephemera from Pittman's time abroad, as well as pins and military certificates. Also included are personal documents and special folders detailing financial information and letters...
Dates: 1938-1965; Majority of material found within 1944-1945; Date acquired: 08/03/2010

Clifford Prince papers

 Collection — Box 19.0008 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.19.0008
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1944-1969

David E. Rainey collection

 Collection — Box Oversize Box 10, oversize: 18.0029 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.18.0029
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1948

Odas Rankin collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 09.0096 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0096
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: August 19, 1944

Clarence H. and Elizabeth P. Ratliff collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0093 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0093
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1944-1951