World War II
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 78 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box WWII 13, Folder: 14
Overview This collection contains letters and newspaper clippings from Sgt. Bruce H. Nickerson and Henry Hoover during the Second World War.
Dates: 1945 August 21; 1939 - 1945
Overview Created by Hanni Vogelweid, a Holocaust survivor, she and her family were issued a visa to Japan by Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese consul in Lithuania credited with saving thousands of Jewish refugees by providing transit visas. Vogelweid collected newspaper articles related to the rescuer, Sugihara. In addition, the collection contains correspondence, photographs, writings on Sugihara, programs to exhibitions and events associated with Sugihara, transportation list, and a photocopy of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1990 - 2010
Collection — Multiple Containers
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
Overview The Illustrierter Boebachter was the National Socialist German Workers' Party's (NSDAP) weekly illustrated newspaper. The newspaper was intended to elevate the leaders of the NSDAP thorough coverage of their actions. The issues here are from July 7, 1938, to December 29, 1938.
Dates: 1938 - 1938
Collection — Document-box 1, Folder: 1-4
Overview This collection contains correspondence and documents pertaining to the death of Seaman First Class John Norman Vachet, United States Naval Reserve during and after the Second World War.
Dates: 1942-5 - 1948-11
Collection — Box WWII 7, Folder: 8-13
Overview This collection contains correspondence written both to and from YN3 William Vasos, USN and his wife Irene during the Second World War. Also included are newspaper clippings and various wartime and service ephemera.
Dates: 1940 - 1945
Collection — Box WWII 18, Folder: 9
Overview This collection contains letters and a funeral card from SSGT. Philip Langerholc and Sgt. Larry Langerholc to their sister Ann Volk during the Second World War.
Dates: 1943 September 16; 1943 October 5
Collection — Document-box 1, Folder: 1-3
Overview This collection contains memorabilia collected by Sergeant John F. Wade, United States Army Air Force during and after the Second World War. Included are a photo album, identification card, pamphlets and pictorial book about Sgt. Wade's unit, the 9th Air Force Service Command.
Dates: 1944 - 1956
Collection — Document-box 1-2
Overview This collection consists of 260 correspondence to and between Lieutenant Merrill Ludwig Walker, United States Army Air Force and his wife Dolores Lorraine (Kimbro) Walker before and during the Second World War. Included are letters between the Walkers and other authors as well as greeting cards, papers, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1938 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1944
Dates: 1942 - 1945
Collection — Document-box 1
Overview This collection contains the combat diary of Staff Sergeant Ralph M. Wefel, United States Army Air Force from the Second World War. Also included are supplementary items such as identification cards, notes, and rosters.
Dates: 1942-07 - 1985-09; Majority of material found within 1942-07 - 1945-10
Dates: 1942 - 1948
Dates: 1941 - 1960
File — Box 1
Overview This folder contains two ration books distributed by the United States government in 1943 to two Chicago residents.
Dates: 1943 - 1943
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview This collection contains correspondence primarily between Maj. Frank D. Yaussi, USAAF and his mother, Eula Yaussi, during the Second World War. Included is further correspondence between Yaussi and other relatives as well as a few correspondence from his cousin H.P. Hayes to Eula.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 November 19 - 1943 October 24