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World War (1939-1945) -- Military operations, Naval -- American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Series 1, Correspondence from Davis Minshew to Leonard L. Gorin, Jr., 1938 - 1949

 Series — Box WWII 52, Folder: 8-11, Folder: 1-4
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence beginning in October 1938 when Minshew was working for Braniff Airways at Love Field in Dallas, TX, ending in 1949 in Houston, TX. This series comprises the major portion of the collection. It contains Minshew's stream-of-consciouness thoughts on life, relationships, war, authority, sex, and literature. It also contains his more specific experiences in naval training, life aboard a submarine and especially commanding naval tugboat and repair vessels in the...
Dates: 1938 - 1949

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 8, Miscellaneous Correspondence, May 28, 1944

 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