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World War (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Amory A. Miller, Jr. Second World War correspondence

 Unprocessed Material — Box Copies 3
Identifier: 2014-110-wc

Andy Dwyer Second World War journal excerpts

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-124-w
Dates: 1941 - 1945

Anna Burzic Second World War personal narrative

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-418-wc
Dates: 2017 June 10

Arthur J. Stejskal Second World War correspondence

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-260-w

Wynona L. Boober Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 153, Folder: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-106-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains one typed three page letter written by Sgt. Wynona L. Boober, WAC to Josephine during the Second World War. Also included is one obituary of Wynona Boober Aldrich.

Dates: 1944 October 3

Arthur J. Estes Second World War, Korean War, and Vietnam War correspondence and photographic slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021-030-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains approximately 1,200 letters written by CH (Col.) Arthur J. Estes, USAR to his wife Jeane E. Estes throughout the Second World War, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Also included is one box of slides, one self-published memoir, and several personal histories and resumes. Estes served as a chaplain during all three conflicts.

Dates: 1942 June 16 - 2013 March 6; Majority of material found within 1942 June 16 - 1969 November 17

Frank Cannon Second World War correspondence

 Unprocessed Material — Box Copies 3
Identifier: 2014-109-wc

Frank Moorman Second World War diary

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2016-155-w
Dates: 1944 January 20 - May 4

Arthur L. Hecht papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-059-s-r
Abstract

This collection contains the diaries, photographs and realia of Col. Arthur L. Hecht, USA created between 1941-1980.

Dates: 1941-05-28 - 1980-10-30

John F. Brainard Second World War personal account

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-464-wc

John J. Bishop Second World War personal narrative

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-393-wc
Dates: 1941 December 2 - 1945 September 13

A. John F. Kelley Interwar and Second World War personal accounts, photographs and documents

 Collection — Box WWII 21, Folder: 15-18, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: 2018-161-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains articles, photographs and documents from the service of CCM A. John F. Kelley, USN during the Interwar and Second World War periods, from 1928 to 1945. Included are personal accounts of travelling the Pacific in peace time and fighting in the Pacific during the Second World War, as well as documents pertaining to the USS Macon.

Dates: 1928 - 1945 April 24

Lucy Slade Libby Second World War book

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-439-wc
Dates: 1944 November 17

Maley Family correspondence

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2018-094-w
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1946; 1942 - 1965

Murrey Marder Second World War personal narratives

 Collection — Box WWII 19, Folder: 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-698-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains fourty-eight carbon copies of narratives written by TSgt. Murrey Marder, USMC during the Second World War.

Dates: 1944 July 18 - 1944 August 20

Max Rombro Second World War diary

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-047-w
Dates: 1942 May 8 - 28

Norman A. Moore Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 21, Folder: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-277-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other materials pertaining to Maj. Norman A. Moore, USA, during the Second World War.

Dates: 1942 May 5 - 1945 May 20

Paul J. Cascio, Jr. Second World War personal narrative

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-350-wc
Dates: 2017 April 21

Phyllis Dick Second World War personal account

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-454-wc

Kent I. Powers Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 146, Folder: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-105-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from SSgt. Kent I. Powers, USAAF to his family and friends during the Second World War.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945 April 2 - 1945 October 18

Ray Lacoure Second World War correspondence

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2015-047-w

Romney Masters Second World War manuscript

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-681-wc
Dates: 1942 - 1942

Series 1, Diaries and address books, 1944 - 1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

This series contains the diaries and address books of Col. Arthur L. Hecht between 1944 and 1980. Included are 25 handwritten diaries, two address books, two travel diaries, and transcriptions for the 1944 and 1945 diaries. The diaries are kept in their original blue, linen-lined box, the transcriptions are in folder 1.

Dates: 1944 - 1980

Series 2, Correspondence, 1944 - 1945

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence from or concerning Capt. Gretchen H. Yoffa during the Second World War to her family. In October 1944, she wrote her family from Belgium and described the day to day of her time in Europe, adding a photograph with a young Belgian soldier. In December 1944, she wrote her sister and mentioned Paris being boring, and maybe visiting GI's in the hospital "for some excitement." In September 1945, a telegram was sent from the American Red Cross to her mother...
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Series 3, Arthur J. Estes memoir, 2008

 Series — Box Cold War 8
Scope and Contents

This series contains a signed copy of Arthur J. Estes' 2008 memoir, Paratrooper Chaplain: The memoirs of a lifetime of service to military personnel.

Dates: 2008

Series 5, Clippings, 1941 August 1

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This series contains one newspaper and one clipping. The clipping is a poem in English from a French paper sent to Hecht's mother, with handwritten notes. The newspaper is the Ninth Division Anniversary Edition paper from Fort Bragg August 1, 1941. Of particular note is the newspaper's neglect of the war in Europe. From the articles, it is apparent some shifting and reorganization is occuring within the military but there is no mention of the war, rather with articles glorifying...
Dates: 1941 August 1

Spencer W. Walker Second World War correspondence and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-159-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and photographs from First Lieutenant Spencer W. Walker, United States Army Air Corps to his family and friends during the Second World War. Most of the correspondence is contained within two scrapbooks. Also included is one memoir, with transcriptions of the collected letters and 190 photographs, compiled by Lt. Walker circa 2000, as well as several black and white photographs with photocopies.

Dates: 1943 November 5 - 1946 January 29

Walter S. Hern, Jr. Second World War memoir

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2019-104-wc

Warren Trueman Jardine Second World War personal narrative

 Unprocessed Material — Box Copies 3
Identifier: 2014-156-wc
Dates: 1944 June 11

William Baxter McGaughy Second World War personal narrative

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017-344-wc
Dates: 2017 April 27