World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box WWII 1, Folder: 1
Collection — Object All
Overview This collection consists of several small Armed Services Edition books printed for distribution to American military servicemen/women overseas during World War II from 1943 to 1946. The books feature an array of non-fiction titles as well as classics, poetry, cartoons, biographies and fiction titles of various genres. The published books are complete works and not merely digests.
Collection — Box WWII 1, Folder: 2
Collection — Box WWII 19, Folder: 5
Overview This collection contains correspondence from SF 1/c Sidney Dashevsky, USN, to his fiancee Emily Van Gelder during the Second World War. SF Dashevsky was was deployed for almost the entire time he knew her during this correspondence, from 1943 to 1946.
Dates: 1943 January 10-1946 January 18
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview This collection consists of original correspondence from LT Richard N. Doolittle, USN to his wife, Ruth Doolittle, during the Second World War, as well as various correspondence to the Doolittles before the war began and some ephemera from time spent overseas. Also included is a summary inventory created by the donor that lists dates, summaries, and locations of each letter in the collection.
Dates: 1940-12 - 1945-05
Collection — Box WWII 7, Folder: 1-2
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by 2LT Harold J. Glickman to his sister, Frances Glickman Schweitzer, and mother, Leah Glickman, from the South Pacific during the Second World War. Also included are two photographs of 2LT. Glickman and his headstone.
Dates: 1943 - 1943
Collection — Box (1)
Overview 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.
Collection — Box WWII 45, Folder: 8-15
Overview This collection contains correspondence from Lt. Davis Minshew, USN, to his friend Leonard Gorin, Jr. written between 1938 and 1949. The correspondence includes Minshew's pre-war occupations and military training and well as his wartime experiences and post-war jobs. It also contains correspondence to Leonard Gorin, Jr. from Davis Minshew's mother (Missouri Avery), from his aunt Vera Gorin, from W. R. Lundgren (Bill) and from others identified only by first name, Marty (married to Bill) and...
Dates: 1937 February 1-2001 August 5; Majority of material found within 1937 February 1-1950 July 24
Collection — Box WWII 7, Folder: 6-7
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by TM 3/c Henry Nowak, USN, to his wife, Florence Nowak, during the Second World War. The collection also contains a CD with photographs and transcriptions.
Dates: 1943 February 27-1944 January 24
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 — Box WWII 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents This series contains one letter from Willard J. Grant (Jay) to a Richard R. Thomas Jr. (Red). Letter is dated May 28, 1944. In the letter, Willard Grant discusses his time in school and makes mention of specific naval training classes. This letter does not refer to Roberta Armor, but is addressed to Purdue University, where Miss Armor was in attendance.
Dates: May 28, 1944
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview This collection contains correspondence written by Sgt. George V. Tudor, USMCR during the Second World War. The collection also contains postmortem correspondence and other papers.
Dates: 1933-08 - 1947-06
Collection — Box WWII 6, Folder: 12-18
Overview This collection consists of original and photopied correspondence between Sgt. Nick G. Vasos,USA, and his family during the Second World War. The collection also includes supplementary material such as a biographical video disc, photos, and draft and assignment cards for Sgt. Vasos.
Dates: 1935 August 28-1942 December 27; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1942
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
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942 - 1945
Found in: Center for American War Letters Archives