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World War II

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh Galt English School Children Correspondence collection

 Collection — Document-box 1
Identifier: 2015-129-r
Abstract This collection consists of letters recieved by Hugh Galt from English school children during World War Two as part of a Pen Pal or "Hands Across the Sea" correspondence program during childhood.
Dates: 1941 - 1944

Isak and Sally Springer collection

Identifier: 2020-004-h-r
Abstract The Springer collection primarily consists of Isak and Sally Springer's emigration documents from 1949 to 1959.
Dates: 2.12.2020

James Louis Pattillo Second World War correspondence

Identifier: 2018-113-wc
Dates: 1941 - 1945

Japanese Internment posters

 Collection — Folder 2
Identifier: 2015-119-r
Abstract This collection consists of two poster notices of Japanese American evacuation and internment during World War Two, 1942.
Dates: 1942

Joe Donovan Second World War correspondence

 Digital Collection

Joseph Wesley Maly Second World War correspondence

Identifier: 2018-099-w
Dates: 1943 - 1945

Karl Blersch Second World War correspondence

Identifier: 2018-112-w

Edward T. Kelly Jr. Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 5, Folder: 3-7, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: 2015-055-w-r
Abstract This collection contains correspondence from Edward T. Kelly to his family during the Second World War.
Dates: 1942 - 1944

Walter A. Kozlowski Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 5, Folder: 9
Identifier: 2017-239-w-r
Abstract This collection contains letters from 2nd Lt. Walter A. Kozlowski to his friend and colleague Joseph Weyres during the Second World War. Kozlowski and 13 people on the aircraft named “Bastard” were lost at sea on October 29, 1943 when the plane crashed over Puerto Rico.
Dates: 1941 October 14-1943 June 7

Mary (Platt) MacKinnon WWII aircraft scrapbook collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 2012-043-r
Abstract This collection contains the personal scrapbook of Mary (Platt) MacKinnon, aunt of WWII pilot Robert Platt. The scrapbook collection includes scrapbook pages with information about various WWII military planes as well as posters and maps.
Dates: 1939 - 1942; Majority of material found in 1942 - 1942

Maley Family correspondence

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

Manuel Fernandez Second World War correspondence

 Digital Collection
Dates: 1938 - 1945

Corporal Raymond Frank McRoberts World War Two militaria collection

 Collection — Box (1)
Identifier: 2015-023-s-r
Abstract This collection is a gift of Penni McRoberts, granddaughter of Corporal Raymon Frank McRoberts. It contains one Class A uniform jacket (US Marines), one Purple Heart medal, seven ribbons, one photograph, and a box with two shell bracelets from Guadalcanal, South Pacific.
Dates: 1941-1945

Munemitsu-Sasaki family collection

Identifier: 2010-012-r
Abstract A collection of photographs, documents, and keepsakes on the Munemitsu and Sasaki families, chronicling their experiences as Japanese Americans in Southern California and as internees in Southwestern incarceration camps.
Dates: late 1800s-2011; Majority of material found within 1920s-1940s

John G. Nall Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 59, Folder: 13
Identifier: 2017-233-w-r
Abstract This collection contains nineteen correspondence written by 1LT John G. Nall, USAAF to his friend, Mary Symmes, during the Second World War.
Dates: 1943 January 20 - 1944 June 20

Nuremberg Military Tribunals 50th Reunion collection

Identifier: 2019-012-h-r
Abstract In 1996, the representatives of the Nuremberg Tribunal Trials met in Washington D.C. for their fifth reunion on March 22 to 23. Former Nuremberg prosecutors and other committee members gather, including Court Records, Court Interpreters, Secretaries, Research Analysts, Interrogators, Internal Security, Reporters, and Photographers. Arntson created this collection to document the executive trial counsel and the reunion. The collection includes a Nuremberg Directory, newspaper clipping,...
Dates: 1990 - 1996

Neil C. Pascoe Second World War correspondence and Michael L. Watson Vietnam War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 58, Folder: 12-16, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: 2016-167-w-r
Abstract Letters from Sgt. Neil C. Pascoe (WWII) to his wife, Ruth Pascoe (written as Mrs. Neil C. Pascoe) – March 1944 to October 1945. Letters from Neil C. Pascoe to his mother, Mrs. R.W. Pascoe –March 1944 to Sept. 1945. Newspaper clippings 1943 to 1944. Veteran Information Card.

Two letters from Michael L. Watson to Jenny Kenyon 11/1970 and 12/1971 (Vietnam War).
Dates: 1943 September 1-1971 December 16

Lola Cannon Pefley Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-013-w-r
Abstract This collection contains various soldier correspondence to Lola Cannon Pefley, and ephemera during the Second World War.
Dates: 1928-05-13 - 1952-08-02

Ralph Leatherby papers, 1946

Abstract This folder contains papers pertaining to Ralph Leatherby, including his Army discharge papers and two copies of an article about him in high school.
Dates: 1946

Raymond Friscia Second World War correspondence

Identifier: 2018-097-wc
Dates: 1942 - 1946

Ruth B. Arnold Post Second World War correspondence

 Digital Collection

San Francisco Examiner collection

Identifier: 2020-005-h-r
Abstract Two newspapers documenting the Adolf Eichmann trail, from April 11-12, 1961.
Dates: 1961-04-11 - 1961-04-12

Second World War signed Nazi banner

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2013-016-w
Dates: 1945 - 1999

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

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 3, Clippings, 1943 - 1945

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 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

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

S.S. Freedman Second World War correspondence

Identifier: 2018-109-wc