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Dachau (Concentration camp)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 2 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

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