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World War (1939-1945) -- North Africa

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Series 1. Correspondence from Frederick Hecht, 1941 February 7 - 1943 March 15

Scope and Contents This series contains 15 correspondence from Private First Class Frederick Hecht to his sister and brother-in-law Marie Hecht Kaplan and Nathan Kaplan, his brother Arthur Lee Hecht, his mother and father Lillian and Samuel Hecht, and his sister and brother-in-law Ann Hecht Weiss and Samuel Weiss during the Second World War. In his letters, Frederick asks his family to write more often. He also talks about receiving his Silver Star in North Africa during the landings in 1942. One of the letters,...
Dates: 1941 February 7 - 1943 March 15

Series 3, Eugene R. Wappner, 1943-05-28 - 1943-10-15

Scope and Contents This series contains five v-mail sent by PhM Eugene R. Wappner, USN during the Second World War as well as four photographs of PHM Wappner taken during the war. The photographs are copies of originals. One of the photographs is with his brother TSgt. Richard Wappner, USA in North Africa in May 1943.
Dates: 1943-05-28 - 1943-10-15

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

Series 8, John R. Gilmore, 1941-10-31 - 1943-09-22

Scope and Contents This series contains materials relating to Capt. John R. Gilmore, USAAF during the Second World War. Included are one v-mail, one graduation flyer from the Air Corps Advanced Flying School, two photographs and three photocopies of clippings and an invitation to the graduation. The photographs are of Lt. Gilmore and his father, and one of him with his wife, Clarabelle and child John R. Gilmore, Jr. The clippings describe his acceptance as a flying cadet and a letter he sent home...
Dates: 1941-10-31 - 1943-09-22