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World War II

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Ralph Leatherby papers, 1946

 Series
Overview 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

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 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 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