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World War, 1939-1945--Europe

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

385th Bomb Group Association collection

 Collection — Object 18.0012 - Publication
Identifier: 02.18.0012
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to the 385th Bombardment Group, Heavy, that was stationed at Station 155, Great Ashfield, Suffolk, England during World War II.  The collection includes a publication which documents the group's history during the war.

Dates: 1942-2015; Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Date acquired: 04/23/2018

385th Bomb Group Association collection

 Collection — Object 18.0012 - Publication
Identifier: 02.18.0012
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to the 385th Bombardment Group, Heavy, that was stationed at Station 155, Great Ashfield, Suffolk, England during World War II.  The collection includes a publication which documents the group's history during the war.

Dates: 1942-2015; Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Date acquired: 04/23/2018

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

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

James A. Armstrong collection

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2020 Box, Folder: 20.0007 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.20.0007
Content Description

This collection relates to Technical Sergeant James A. Armstrong who served 691st Ordnance Company in the European Theater of Operation. He participated beginning with the Normandy Campaign and each subsequent campaign with the company through to Germany. After the war, he was also commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant Ammunition Supply Officer and assigned to the 633rd Ordnance Company. The collection contains letters, military documents, and photographs.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1947; Date acquired: 09/11/2020; Service (Great Britain, France, Belgium): 1945-1944; Service (Holland, Germany, Austria): 1944-1945; Service (France): 1945

Melvin Brown transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0107 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0107
Content Description

This collection relates to Melvin Brown who served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945 in the European Theatre. This collection contains an oral history transcript detailing his service and life after the war.

Dates: January 12, 2005; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Melvin Brown transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0107 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.06.0107
Content Description

This collection relates to Melvin Brown who served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945 in the European Theatre. This collection contains an oral history transcript detailing his service and life after the war.

Dates: January 12, 2005; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

George Robert Carr papers

 Collection — Box 00.0733 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.00.0733
Content Description

This collection relates to George Robert Carr who served in Europe during World War II. This collection includes two manuscripts. The first manuscript details Robert C. Mowrer's experiences serving with the 106th infantry Regiment, 27th Division, in the Pacific Theater. The second manuscript details German soldier Gunther Schmidt's account of the Battle of Huertgen Forest from the time he was sent there to when his battalion is defeated. Second manuscript includes maps.

Dates: September 6, 1943-February 2, 1996; Date accessioned: 2020-04-28

George Robert Carr papers

 Collection — Box 00.0733 - Box 1
Identifier: 02.00.0733
Content Description

This collection relates to George Robert Carr who served in Europe during World War II. This collection includes two manuscripts. The first manuscript details Robert C. Mowrer's experiences serving with the 106th infantry Regiment, 27th Division, in the Pacific Theater. The second manuscript details German soldier Gunther Schmidt's account of the Battle of Huertgen Forest from the time he was sent there to when his battalion is defeated. Second manuscript includes maps.

Dates: September 6, 1943-February 2, 1996; Date accessioned: 2020-04-28

Curtis Franklin Walgren collection

 Collection — 11.0060 - Box 1
Identifier: 11.0060
Dates: 1942-05; Date accessioned: 2011-09-01

Curtis Franklin Walgren collection

 Collection
Identifier: 11.0060
Dates: 1942-05; Date accessioned: 2011-09-01

David Westheimer papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box 16 (01.0407-01.0420), Folder: 01.0418 - Folder
Identifier: 01.0418
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to David Westheimer who served as a 1st Lieutenant Navigator on a B-24 Bomber with the 457th Bomb Group during World War II and was shot down over Italy where he became a POW. This collection consists of an oral history transcript of David Westheimer.

Dates: 1941-1945; Majority of material found in 1943; Date acquired: 01/14/2000

David Westheimer papers

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2001 Box, Folder: 01.0418 - Folder
Identifier: 02.01.0418
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to David Westheimer who served as a 1st Lieutenant Navigator on a B-24 Bomber with the 457th Bomb Group during World War II and was shot down over Italy where he became a POW. This collection consists of an oral history transcript of David Westheimer.

Dates: 1941-1945; Majority of material found in 1943; Date acquired: 01/14/2000

Edward J. Cavanary collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 05.0036
Dates: 1943 - 2005; Date accessioned: 2005-02-17

Edward J. Cavanary collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 05.0036
Dates: 1943 - 2005; Date accessioned: 2005-02-17

Ella Rogozinski manuscript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0086-Folder 1
Identifier: 02.00.0086
Scope and Contents

This manuscript documents the life of Ella Rogozinski who was an Auschwitz Concentration Camp survivor from Czechoslovakia.

Dates: 1943-1950; Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Date acquired: 08/28/2000

Ella Rogozinski manuscript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2000 Box, Folder: 00.0086-Folder 1
Identifier: 02.00.0086
Scope and Contents

This manuscript documents the life of Ella Rogozinski who was an Auschwitz Concentration Camp survivor from Czechoslovakia.

Dates: 1943-1950; Majority of material found in 1943-1945; Date acquired: 08/28/2000

Eugene Steinberger collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 10.0075
Dates: 1939-1966; Date accessioned: 2019-09-24

Dorotha Farrell collection

 Collection — Box 08.0080-Box 1
Identifier: 02.08.0080
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Dorotha Farrell who served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in an orthopedic ward with the 98th General Hospital that served in England and Germany in World War II. This collection contains 72 photographs, oral history interview transcript, one newspaper article clipping, one Life magazine cover, nine letters, and one folder of official documents.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date accessioned: 2019-10-07

Dorotha Farrell collection

 Collection — Box 08.0080-Box 1
Identifier: 02.08.0080
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Dorotha Farrell who served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in an orthopedic ward with the 98th General Hospital that served in England and Germany in World War II. This collection contains 72 photographs, oral history interview transcript, one newspaper article clipping, one Life magazine cover, nine letters, and one folder of official documents.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date accessioned: 2019-10-07

Albert Fier transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0037 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.03.0037
Content Description

This collection relates to Albert Fier who served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant technician with E Company of the 94th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operation during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript, where Fier documents his time as a medic during the war.

Dates: June 14, 2000; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date accessioned

Albert Fier transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0037 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02.03.0037
Content Description

This collection relates to Albert Fier who served in the U.S. Army as a sergeant technician with E Company of the 94th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operation during World War II. This collection contains an oral history transcript, where Fier documents his time as a medic during the war.

Dates: June 14, 2000; Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Date accessioned

Eleanor and Elliott T. Gifford collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.20.0003
Content Description This collection relates to Eleanor Gifford who served in the special services and her brother Elliott T. Gifford who served as an Aerographer's Mate in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Elliott T. Gifford was killed in action on board the USAT Dorchester when it was sunk on February 3, 1943 by a German submarine. This collection contains documents, newspaper clippings, German event posters, radio transcripts, letters, and photographs predominately from...
Dates: 1938-1968; Date accessioned: 2020-02-24

Eleanor and Elliott T. Gifford collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.20.0003
Content Description This collection relates to Eleanor Gifford who served in the special services and her brother Elliott T. Gifford who served as an Aerographer's Mate in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Elliott T. Gifford was killed in action on board the USAT Dorchester when it was sunk on February 3, 1943 by a German submarine. This collection contains documents, newspaper clippings, German event posters, radio transcripts, letters, and photographs predominately from...
Dates: 1938-1968; Date accessioned: 2020-02-24

Lorraine Hertz collection

 Item — Object 21.0007-Book 1, Object: 001
Identifier: 02.21.0007
Content Description

This collection contains a published volume titled I miss you so... : Letters from a World War II Romance by Lorraine and Marcus Hertz. The letters contained in the volume were written during World War II between Marcus and Lorraine. 2nd Lieutenant Marcus Hertz served as a Bombardier with the 100th Bomb Group in England, was shot down, and became a Prisoner of War with Germany.

Dates: 2020; 1942-1945; Date accessioned: 2021-04-27

Lorraine Hertz collection

 Item — Object 21.0007-Book 1, Object: 001
Identifier: 02.21.0007
Content Description

This collection contains a published volume titled I miss you so... : Letters from a World War II Romance by Lorraine and Marcus Hertz. The letters contained in the volume were written during World War II between Marcus and Lorraine. 2nd Lieutenant Marcus Hertz served as a Bombardier with the 100th Bomb Group in England, was shot down, and became a Prisoner of War with Germany.

Dates: 2020; 1942-1945

Henry Louis and Mart Hill collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.00.0732
Scope and Contents Henry Louis Hill served as a captain with the U.S. Army's 97th Infantry, Field Artillery, S-3 Battalion during World War II. This collection contains a veteran's questionnaire from Louis Hill; a one-page faded cartoon of native women on Guadalcanal; and a brief (less than one page) recount of how Hill came upon a Japanese lantern, which is also part of the collection. The collection also contains a black and white photograph of the president of Florida State College for Women (FSCW), Dr....
Dates: 1943-2000; Date acquired: 09/14/2000

Jean Gibbs Hoffman Family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.17.0036
Scope and Contents

This family collection relates to three relatives who served during World War II: Rollin Lewis Gibbs, Jr. who served with the U.S. Navy as a Storekeeper 2nd Class; Helen Jean Brickley who served with the United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve) as a Lieutenant Commander; and Frank Brickley who served with the United States Marine Corps as a Technical Sergeant. The collection includes photographs, certificates, documents, and artifacts.

Dates: 1945-2001; Majority of material found within 1945-1946; Date acquired: 12/22/2017

Jean Gibbs Hoffman Family collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02.17.0036
Scope and Contents

This family collection relates to three relatives who served during World War II: Rollin Lewis Gibbs, Jr. who served with the U.S. Navy as a Storekeeper 2nd Class; Helen Jean Brickley who served with the United States Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve) as a Lieutenant Commander; and Frank Brickley who served with the United States Marine Corps as a Technical Sergeant. The collection includes photographs, certificates, documents, and artifacts.

Dates: 1945-2001; Majority of material found within 1945-1946; Date acquired: 12/22/2017

John Irwin collection

 Item — Object 21.0005-Book 1
Identifier: 21.0005
Content Description

This collection contains a published volume titled Dearest Moosie by David H. Mickey who served as the Chair of the Department of History at Nebraska Wesleyan University. His letters written during World War II when Mickey served in the U.S. Army.

Dates: 2006; 1942-1945