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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 279 Collections and/or Records:

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

Denise J. Stapleton Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 14, Folder: 16
Identifier: 2017-253-w-r
Overview This collection contains 10 postcards addressed to Francis J. Doyle, one undated postcard addressed to Marjorie Gidley, and various apparently unrelated ephemera from the Second World War.
Dates: 1940 July 4-1946 January 20

Frederick L. Steinberg Second World War Collection

 Collection — Box WWII 102, Folder: 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-427-w-r
Overview This collection contains eight correspondence with transcriptions from Sgt. Frederick L. Steinberg, USAAC to his sister Ruth during the Second World War, as well as two transcribed articles and three reproductions of photographs of Sgt. Steinberg with fellow crew members and his brother, Richard Steinberg who was also in the US Army. Also included with the collection is a war record and narrative, typed, that was written by Sgt. Steinberg and given to Ruth that provides a narrative and personal...
Dates: 1943 October 29 - 1944 September 23

Anthony J. Stupar Second World War correspondence and photographs

 Collection — Box WWII 102, Folder: 34, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-242-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by T/5 Anthony J. Stupar, USA to his wife Stella during the Second World War.
Dates: 1942 April 5 - 1945 November 7

Subseries 5. "America First" and World War II

 Digital Record
Identifier: Charles at Soldier Field

Subseries 5. "America First" and World War II, 1930 - 1954

 Sub-Series — Box 2s1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents This series covers the years of 1930 to 1954 of the Lindbergh family. The primary subjects of these photographs are World War II and the America First Committee, which was a group Charles A. Lindbergh was involved in that sought to keep the United States out of World War II. Photographs include Charles A. Lindbergh speaking at the America First rally and at a peace rally in Soldier Field (1941, Chicago, IL); candid photographs of Charles A. Lindbergh and wife, Anne; Charles A. Lindbergh in...
Dates: 1930 - 1954

Mildred Sutton Second World War correspondence, photographs and other materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2019-074-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence to Mildred Sutton from family and friends serving during the Second World War. Also included are photographs of the soldiers and other materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943 February 16 - 1949 May 13

Swanson Family First and Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 56, Folder: 1-6
Identifier: 2017-719-w-r
Overview This collection contains correspondence from George Edward Swanson to his parents and sister during the Second World War. It also contains correspondence from Edwin Georg Swanson to Gerda Bohm during the First World War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1917-1919; Majority of material found within 1944-1945