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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 287 Collections and/or Records:

Adeline "Sue" Seifert Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Document-box Resource Copies 1, Folder: data_value_missing_01e58a77b1e4b480ee097a821dd0b5d7
Identifier: 2014-011-wc-r
Overview This collection contains a series of photocopied letters written by Adeline "Sue" Seifert to her husband Glen D. McClure.
Dates: 1945 - 1945

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 1, Photographs, 1943 - 1948

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains 87 small photographs in black and white depicting the time that Capt. Gretchen H. Yoffa spent with the American Red Cross Clubmobiles in Japan. There are photos of Japanese locals, the Clubmobiles and the women that ran them, Japanese architecture, Nagasaki and the aftermath of bombings, horse riding, and some other shots of men in uniform. There is also a group of photographs depicting a small military function, perhaps a small parade, on a baseball diamond. ...
Dates: 1943 - 1948

Series 1, Photographs, 1943 - 1945

 Series — Box WWII 21, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This series contains seven black and white photographs of SSgt. Robert D. Mumaugh, USA during the Second World War and two color photographs of his mother Nancy, as well as one drawn, color portrait of Mumaugh apparently years after the war. The six of the black and white photos show SSgt. Mumaugh in uniform, some with other soldiers, and one portrait of him in a suit.
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Series 10, "Mansfield Cousins" clippings, 1942 - 1946

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains three photocopied clippings about the various brothers and cousins of the Wappner family from Mansfield, Ohio. They include stories about their service and a short article about the return home of the last relative from active service.
Dates: 1942 - 1946

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 2, Karl W. Wappner, 1941

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains two photographs of TSgt. Karl W. Wappner, USA in uniform during the Second World War. The photographs are copies of originals.
Dates: 1941

Series 2, Photographs, 1943 - 1951

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This series contains 432 black and white photographs from the Second World War and Korean War collected by LtCol. T.H. Pritchett, USA. Of those photos, 190 were kept in a scrapbook, 80 in a loose stack, 110 in a package mailed to LtCol. Pritchett, 51 taped together in two collages and a graduation panorama. The scrapbook photographs display various landscapes and buildings in Germany, Pritchett and his friends, horses, equipment and tanks during the Second World War. The photographs...
Dates: 1943 - 1951

Series 3, Clippings, 1943 - 1945

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains three newspaper clippings and one military unit newsletter. The clippings highlight Capt. Gretchen Yoffa and her sister, as well as the other women of the American Red Cross and the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), during the Second World War. The unit newsletter, "On the Beam" 20 June, 1945, highlights some daily recreational services on deck of the a ship, as well as short news stories. The news stories include President Truman's travel arrangements, and a story on...
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Series 4, Identification certificate, 1944-07-05

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains one Certificate of Identity of Noncombatant for Capt. Gretchen H. Yoffa, at the time the equivalent of a Second Lieutenant. There is identifying information and an entitlement statement explaining Capt. Yoffa's priveleges as an officer of the Army of the United States should she be captured by the enemy. The cerificate was meant to be pocket carried and is signed by First Lieutenant Elmer F. Poelke, Adjutant General, United States Army.
Dates: 1944-07-05

Series 4, Leonard M. Wappner, 1941 - 1944

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains two photographs of Leonard M. Wappner, USMM taken during the Second World War. The photographs are copies of originals.
Dates: 1941 - 1944

Series 5, Charles P. Hunt, 1943

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence from Sgt. Charles P. Hunt, USA sent during the Second World War, as well as two photographs. Included are one full form v-mail and one small v-mail. The photographs are copies of originals, and include one in uniform and one of Pvt. Hunt decoding while sitting in a tank. The full form v-mail gives a short description of fighting and list of places he had been through Tunisia and Algeria, and includes a stamp with a palm tree and a swastika he took...
Dates: 1943

Series 5, Clippings, 1941-08-01

 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: 1941-08-01

Series 6, Medals, 1941 - 1955

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This series contains medals earned by Col. Arthur L. Hecht, USA for his services before and during the Second World War, occupation of Japan, the Korean War, and the National Guard. In the frame are nine medals; American Defense Medal, WWII Army of Occupation Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle East Campaign Medal, Victory Medal WWII, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, and the Army National Guard Armed Forces Reserve Medal. Included is a photograph of the...
Dates: 1941 - 1955

Series 7, Frank Stimler, 1942 - 1945

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains four v-mail from TEC5 Frank Stimler, USA during the Second World War. He wrote to his friend from home, William Wappner.
Dates: 1942 - 1945

Martin Shapiro "To My Unborn Child" Second World War letter

 Collection — Box WWII 13, Folder: 15
Identifier: 2017-237-wc-r
Overview This collection contains a letter from PFC. Martin Shapiro during the Second World War.
Dates: 1944 October 3

Sharp family First and Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 3, Folder: 22
Identifier: 2017-227-w-r
Overview This collection contains letters and postcards from the Sharp family. The postcard was sent by Merril Sharp, USA, during the First World War. The letter was sent by Marvin Sharp, USN, during the Second World War.
Dates: 1919 May 9-1943 May 1

Sally Shediack pen pal correspondence

 Collection — Document-box 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: 2015-148-r
Overview This collection contains a single letter, envelope and photograph from Stella Wheeler.
Dates: 1945

John G. Shindledecker Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 11, Folder: 18
Identifier: 2016-082-w-rd
Overview This collection contains letters from SN John G. Shindledecker, USN, to his brother Harry during the Second World War.
Dates: 1944 May 29-1945 July 19

Samuel J. Shure V-mail correspondence collection

 Collection — Document-box 1
Identifier: 2016-027-s-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence, postcards, and a V-mail kit (blank V-mail forms, ink well, container of mechanical pencil leads) written by and belonging to Sergeant Samuel J. Shure of the United States Army during the Second World War.
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Willard Thomas Siebenaller Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 17, Folder: 12-14, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: 2017-716-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence from Y1C Willard Thomas Siebenaller, USN, to his wife, Ruth Siebenaller, during the Second World War.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1945

Sally Sigel Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 5, Folder: 13
Identifier: 2018-153-w-r
Overview This collection contains four correspondence to Sally Sigel from various authors during and shortly after the Second World War.
Dates: 1943 January 3 - 1945 October 16

Christopher Smith Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2014-013-w-r
Overview This collection consists of correspondence to and from Capt. Christopher Smith, USA during the Second World War. The collection also includes photographs and ephemera, as well as a code key letter written at the time for the family to be able to avoid the censors.
Dates: 1942 March 17-1945 December

Harry F. Smith, Jr. Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2015-111-w-r
Overview This collection contains the correspondence and other material from SK3 Class Harry F. Smith, Jr., USN to his family during the Second World War.
Dates: 1944 - 1946-05

Joyce Smith Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 87, Folder: 16-20, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: 2017-170-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence to Joyce Smith from several soldiers during the Second World War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-11-23 - 1945-10-05

Soviet Union photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-006-h-r
Content Description The Soviet Union Photograph Collection contains photos from three prominent Russian photographers Yevgeny Khaldei, Georgi Zelma, and Emmanuel Evzerikhin. For numerous days, these Jewish photographers documented the harsh scenes of World War II. In this collection majority of the photograph capture the Eastern Front of the Second World War.
Dates: 1936 - 1948

Gladys Eileen Sparks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-010-r
Overview This is a small collection of Glady's Eileen Sparks' papers related to her two years in the United States Coast Guard (Women's) Reserve from 1944-1946 and her college career before that at the University of Illinois. This collection primarilty includes documents and photographs.
Dates: 1939 - 1969

Hubert Albert Spurgin Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2016-094-w-r
Overview This collection contains letters, travel materials, ephemera and news clippings from Pvt. Hubert A. Spurgin, USA.
Dates: 1942 January 1-1944 December 12

Stanley M. Garstka personal papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-001-h-r
Overview The Stanley M. Garstka personal papers contain two letters, a personal reflection, and the article Poland's Way of the cross 1939-1945 by Franciszek J. Proch.
Dates: 1989