Jewish Museum Milwaukee
Testimony: "My most memorable experience was when I was in a convoy of ships in the Coral Sea Battle and our ship was struck. I was in New Zealand, Australia, and New Guinea. I received the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre ribbon and 4 Bronze Stars, the Philippine Liberation ribbon with one Bronze Star, other medals and the Presidential Distinguished Unit Medal for the Papuan, New Guinea, Luzon, Ryokyos Campaign. I got along very well with my troops. My Captain was Jewish, but I did not have time to observe many Jewish holidays.".
Stephen F. Austin State University, East Texas Research Center
Primarily Boswell's experiences during the Normandy invasion and subsequent hedgerow fighting. Vivid discussions of the landing, sinking of a troop transport, heavy fighting in the ensuing weeks, German prisoners, and reaction to all these events by the French civilians
San Diego Air and Space Museum, Library and Archives
The collection contains Linus Upson's memorabilia which includes a large scrapbook, photographs, a CD with photographs, certificates, an autobiography of a fellow WWII pilot, reunion booklets, cloth patches, and bio rosters. These documents are associated with Upson's 80th Fighter Squadron unit that flew in China-Burma-India Theater, also known as the "Burma Banshees.".
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Smith talks about his experiences in the U.S. Army. The time period covered is 1940 to 1953. Topics include fighting in the Pacific Theater during World War II; serving as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan; and fighting during the Korean War
Lawrence Public Library
Two scrapbooks and ephemera collected by Garside and his family during his time as a prisoner of war, reflecting the ups and downs at home while relatives waited for news of their young men who were so far away; together with panorama photographs of other parts of the family's life: the British Club (of which his father was a member) and the CCC 107 Company in North Adams, Mass.; and a photograph of the Knights of St. Patrick, Lawrence, Mass., of which Garside was a member -- Includes photographs of Garside and other prisoners; letters written by Garside forwarded through the Red Cross; letter from the U.S. Dept. of the Army relating to his receipt of the Bronze Star; and pictorial review of the 25th anniversary pilgrimage to Corregidor and the Phillipines taken by Garside in 1967
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Hall offered his memories of his military experience. He spoke of the period between 1941 and 1953 and of the following topics: the U.S. Army, World War II in the Pacific theater, the Korean War, Operation Ivy (nuclear weapon testing on Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands), and his early years in forestry
Jewish Museum Milwaukee
Chiefly photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp (1945) together with a battlemap of the Pacific and a photograph of a German tank
The Citadel Archives & Museum
Reamer Cockfield was a pre-med student in The Citadel Class of 1945 and was exempt from the draft. He enlisted voluntarily in the Marine Corps as a private first class and served in combat in the Pacific Theater (Battle of Iwo Jima). Mr. Cockfield describes his experience as a stretcher bearer during the Battle of Iwo Jima. Interviewed by Jack Bass
Maine Historical Society
Consists of photocopies of official court transcripts regarding the sinking of the USS Eagle 56 as well as two volumes of documents and articles about the Eagle. Also includes: -- research by Paul M. Lawton about the Eagle
Stephen F. Austin State University, East Texas Research Center
World War II letters from Owens to his parents, wife, and children; together with correspondence concerning his death during the Battle of Iwo Jima, certificates, medals, and military memorabilia


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