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Dachau (Concentration camp)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Alvin Dinsmore White papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2008 Box, Folder: 08.0084 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.08.0084
Scope and Contents

The collection of Alvin Dinsmore White consists of three letters and a V-mail written by Army officer Jim White of the 42nd "Rainbow" Infantry Division during World War II.  Also, in the collection is a news article and email describing his two other family members' actions during the war. Fort Benning, Georgia, and Rotenberg, Austria are the two discernible locations where Jim wrote his letters.

Dates: 1944-2007; Majority of material found in 1945; Date acquired: 04/15/2008

Robert Otto Bauer collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.18.0015
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Technician Fifth Grade Robert Otto Bauer who served with the 100th Infantry Division Band and subsequently Company C, 8th Armored Infantry Battalion, 20th Armored Division, in the European Theater during World War II. The collection includes artifacts, German World War II pilot flying helmets, photographs, veteran association newsletters, and ephemera. One unpublished photograph includes actress Ingrid Bergman posing with Bauer during the war. Photographs and...
Dates: 1941-2004; Date acquired: 05/16/2018

Deborah Gierach papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.02.0144
Scope and Contents Deborah Gierach's collection of photographs were taken by her late father-in-law (no name given), a B-17 pilot in Europe during the Second World War. The collection consists of scanning from three photograph albums (in German) compiled and produced for the Nazi government as a means to show what the Third Reich was doing during the war. Subjects include Nazi rallies, Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler, Hermann Goering, soldiers, military vehicles, as well as Hitler playing with children and...
Dates: 1939-1942; Majority of material found in 1941; Date acquired: 04/05/2002

Frank Facente transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 001
Identifier: 02.01.0295
Scope and Contents

The Frank Facente transcript describes medic Frank Facente's service in the 4th Medical Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, as a part of the United States Army during World War II. Facente participated in the landing at Normandy, attacking the Siegfried Line, Battle of Huertgen Forest, Battle of the Bulge, and visiting the concentration camp at Dachau.

Dates: 1942-2000; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date acquired: 08/08/2000

Johnson Wood papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0397 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.01.0397
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Staff Sergeant Johnson Wood's experiences during World War II as a machine gunner in the 100th Infantry Division, 398th Regiment, Company K. His papers include a lengthy and detailed oral history transcript, poems, and a short manuscript. These materials focus on his actions and thoughts during the war, as well as World War II in public memory and his personal relationships with friends and family.

Dates: 1943-1999; Majority of material found in 1943-1947; Date acquired: 09/20/2001

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

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 K. Dougherty collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.98.0018
Scope and Contents The Paul K. Dougherty Collection includes photographs, documents, and various artifacts Dougherty obtained while in Germany. His collection contains rare original German propaganda publications such as Deutschland Erwach and Adolf Hitler. Also included in the collection is a personal photograph album that belonged to Nazi official and founder of the anti-Semitic newspaper Der Stürmer, Julius Streicher. Other items included are Nazi Party flags/fabrics, Paul...
Dates: 1942-2000; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date acquired: 03/26/1997

James R. Pemberton papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0476 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.01.0476
Scope and Contents The James R. Pemberton oral history interview transcript includes his time as a sergeant in the 103rd Infantry Division, 410th Regiment, Company K, 3rd Platoon, 3rd Squadron. He served as an engineer in France, Germany, and Austria from 1943-1945 and participated at D-Day and Battle of the Bulge. He documents his experiences during the war in regards to his military training, losing friends, taking German prisoners, how he earned his Bronze Star Medal, specific events in which he...
Dates: 1942-2000; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date acquired: 09/27/2001

Ralph Chester Lapham papers

 Collection — Photographs/Letters
Identifier: 02.04.0253
Scope and Contents

Private Ralph Chester Lapham served with the 116th Evacuation Hospital during World War II in the European Theater of Operations. Chester assisted with providing care for former prisoners of Dachau concentration camp after the camp's liberation. The collection contains photographs of the camp and letters describing the unit's work setting up a hospital at Dachau and a Typhus epidemic.

Dates: 1944-1945; Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Date acquired: 09/08/2004

Robert L. Wilson transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0130 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0130
Scope and Contents

The Sergeant Robert L. Wilson transcript describes his experiences as a truck driver in the 63rd Infantry Division in France and Germany during World War II.

Wilson describes his basic training, the poor leadership among his officers, the backgrounds of his comrades, German civilians, traveling from city to city, losing supplies, the Allied victory, seeing Dachau, the Nuremberg Trials, coming home, and resuming his education at Duke University.

Dates: 1939-2005; Majority of material found in 1939-1946; Date acquired: 06/23/2006

Dr. Donald R. Roberts collection

 Item — Object 21.0004 - Book 1
Identifier: 02.21.0004
Content Description

This collection relates to Dr. Donald R. Roberts who served as a World War II surgeon with the 47th Regiment, 9th Infantry Division in North Africa and Europe. This collection contains his memoir titled The Other War: A World War II Journal where he details his time at Fort Bragg, in North Africa, Sicily, England, Normandy, Belgium, Germany, and Dachau.

Dates: 2008; 1941-1945

Wilson D. Brooks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.14.0024
Scope and Contents Wilson Dean Brooks participated in significant events during and after World War II. He was a part of the liberation of Dachau, Battle of the Bulge, and worked as an investigator for the War Crimes Board. His collection contains photographs capturing the liberation of Dachau, a journal describing military life in Europe, which includes details about Battle of the Bulge, and a vast amount of documents that pertain to war crime trials he oversaw as a judge advocate.His case reports...
Dates: 1944-1946; Date acquired: 05/02/2014