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World War (1939-1945) -- Germany

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Series 1, Correspondence from John Winters, 1944 December 4 - 1946 February 10

 Series — Box WWII 87, Folder: 15, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This series contains fifteen letters from Cpl. John Winters, USA to Joyce Smith during the Second World War. Also included are two empty envelopes. The first letter was addressed to Joyce's mother, Mrs. L.A. Smith. The rest of the correspondence discusses the scenery in France and Germany as he travels with his units, at one time driving for the company, visiting the Danube, Ellwangen, Heidenheim, W├╝rzburg and Augsburg, Germany. One letter was written on Nazi stationery with a large...
Dates: 1944 December 4 - 1946 February 10

Series 2, Correspondence from Steven Powers, 1943 April 2 - 1945 August 7

 Series — Box WWII 87, Folder: 16, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This series contains fourteen letters and one postcard from Cpl. Steven D. Powers, USA to Joyce Smith during the Second World War. The postcard is undated and includes a photo of Arolsen, Germany (original by Fliegeraufnahme). Cpl. Powers' correspondence began on April 2, 1943 from Camp Hulen, Texas. Three of the letters are addressed to Joyce's father, Maj. L.A. Smith at Headquarters 30th Battalion, Camp Wallace, Texas. His discussion mostly revolves around training, inspection,...
Dates: 1943 April 2 - 1945 August 7

Series 2, Photographs, 1943 - 1951

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This series contains 432 black and white photographs from the Second World War and Korean War collected by LtCol. T.H. Pritchett, USA. Of those photos, 190 were kept in a scrapbook, 80 in a loose stack, 110 in a package mailed to LtCol. Pritchett, 51 taped together in two collages and a graduation panorama. The scrapbook photographs display various landscapes and buildings in Germany, Pritchett and his friends, horses, equipment and tanks during the Second World War. The photographs...
Dates: 1943 - 1951

Series 5, "Little Things" book, 1946

 Series — Box WWII 37, Folder: 1, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents This series contains a bound book called "Little Things" which was was put together by men in the 78th Signal Company at the conclusion of the Second World Wwar. The book recalls how the 78th Signal Company was put together in late 1942 and chronicles their training, their trip to England, the Battle of the Bulge, and entering Germany and remaining there until they sailed home in early 1946.
Dates: 1946

Series 5, Miscellaneous, 1938

 Series
Scope and Contents This series contains three miscellaneous items: one card from Paris, France with Christmas Bells, one map of Japan with Japanese text, and one postcard with German or Austrian writing. The postcard was possibly found by Capt. Gretchen H. Yoffa during her service in the Second World War. It is from someone in Austria and sent to someone in Germany just months after the German invasion of Austria. The postcard is dated August 26, 1938 and has a picture of the town of origin.
Dates: 1938

Series 7, Patches

 Series — Carton 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents This series contains patches and armbands for Second World War uniforms collected by Col. Arthur L. Hecht, USA. Included are several United States Army patches such as the 9th Army and several other units, as well as rank and name badges. Also included are armbands and patches from Nazi uniforms. The folder contains four pages of informational pictures and photocopy of a book page from A Comrade in Arms.
Dates: 1941-05-28 - 1980-10-30

Series 8, Instruments

 Series — Box 1
Scope and Contents This series contains several precision instruments collected by Col. Arthur L. Hecht, USA. The instruments include one pocket seal, a slide rule, and three varying sets of precision drawing tools, two of which made in Germany.
Dates: 1941-05-28 - 1980-10-30