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Bronze Star Medal (U.S.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Alden Haug manuscript

 Collection — Manuscript
Identifier: 02.00.0273
Scope and Contents

This manuscript relates to Sergeant Charles Alden Haug who served with Company B, 112th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division during World War II in the European Theater of Operations. He was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge and Bronze Star Medal. This collection contains an unpublished manuscript memoir.

Dates: 1944-1945; Date acquired: 06/08/2000

Francis Yonkin collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 1998 Box, Folder: 98.0386 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.98.0386
Scope and Contents This collection includes 17 articles, which all pertain to either Francis Yonkin or the 11th Armored Division/3rd Army during World War II as they moved through Europe following the invasion of Normandy during World War II. Also included are 20 photographs, which include some of Francis Yonkin, and also prints of Nazi officers (in Paris at restaurants), and also photographs of tanks and the 11th Armored, as well as stock photographs of General Eisenhower, Churchill, and President Franklin D....
Dates: 1939-1945; Date acquired: 07/12/1998

Joseph Freilick papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0545 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.01.0545
Scope and Contents

This manuscript memoir relates to Joseph Freilick who served with the 102nd Infanty Division during World War II in the European Theater.

Dates: 1944-1945; Date acquired: 10/15/2001

James W. Herrington papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collecion - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0150 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.00.0150
Scope and Contents This collection relates to James W. Harrington who served with the 101st Airborne Division during World War II. This collection includes a manuscript entitled Return to Ville de Bastogne: A Time Remembered, which concerns the Battle for Bastogne, Belgium. This manuscript consists of a 10-page memoir of the Battle of the Bulge following Harrington's return visit to Bastogne 53 years later. He describes his division's encampment prior to the Battle of the...
Dates: 1944-1990; Date acquired: 02/23/2000

James W. George papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2011 Box, Folder: 11.0029 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.11.0029
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to James W. George who served as a Chief Master Sergeant in the 9th U.S Army Air Force. Wilmot R. George was James George's brother and also served in the European Theater. He served as a Tech Sergeant and received a Silver Star. This collection contains a one-page handwritten summary of James George's military service and ten-page memoir of his brother Wilmont's service during the Second World War.

Dates: 1940-1970; Majority of material found in 1944; Date acquired: 03/30/2011

Joseph Peters papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box, Folder: 07.0073 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.07.0073
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an unpublished biography of Joseph Peters entitled "An Ordinary Hero." Peters served as a medical doctor in the Philippines during World War II and retired a Colonel. The collection also includes a letter about his 1952 retirement and a letter to his daughter about an injury stating that the initial injury was sustained upon capture by the Japanese in 1942.

Dates: 1941-1945; Majority of material found in 1943; Date acquired: 05/29/2007

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

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...
Dates: 1943-1944; Majority of material found in 1944; Date acquired: 10/03/2006

Russell Homer Johnson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.08.0184
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Russell Homer Johnson who served as Operations Officer with 1st Battalion, 242nd Infantry Regiment of the 42nd "Rainbow" Infantry Division during and after World War II and was discharged with the rank of Major. This collection contains various ephemera containing German money, "Rainbow Division" unit patch, memorabilia, a sketch of Russell, Western Union telegram, and official letters, family correspondence, military documents, photocopies of a scrapbook, and...
Dates: 1943-1951; Majority of material found in 1944; Date acquired: 12/08/2008

Carlton K. Smith papers

 Collection — Box 99.0556 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.99.0556
Scope and Contents The collection of Carlton K. Smith, who served with the 185th Field Artillery during World War II, contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History.  This collection also contains a World War II history magazine, correspondence with French General Pierre Denis, summaries of unit actions, personal letters to family, newspaper clippings, unit newsletters, a binder with photocopies of newspaper articles, and one copy of ...
Dates: 1919-1945; Date acquired: 11/12/1999