World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The militaria of this Alabama native who was a Master Sergeant in the Marine Corps during World War II.
Overview This collection contains one letter written by Howard P. Ruff to Reverend Robert A. (R. A.) Shannon and one letter written from John (J. C.) to his aunt, Leone Shannon, wife of R.A. Shannon.
Abstract Letters from this African American soldier who served in the 310th Quartermaster Railhead Company during World War II to his family in Montgomery, Alabama.
Dates: 1944 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945
Overview Letters from Roy Swindell and Sara Swindell to their family, who lived in Chattanooga, and later Nashville, Tennessee. The letters discuss missing home, traveling for work, and Bible verses. One letter is from Sara to their son James, an officer in the armed services during World War II.
Overview This collection consists of a scrapbook created by Daniel J. Swist, an alumnus of the University of Alabama. The scrapbook covers the years 1937-1943 and contains many annotated photographs of friends and colleagues of Daniel Swist.
Abstract A collection of correspondence, memos and documents related to the military service of this Birmingham resident, including a scrapbook containing newspaper headlines and clippings about World War II, and personal mementos.
Overview Papers and memorabilia of a United States Coast Guard Women's Reservist during World War II
Abstract Letters written mainly to Russell F. Trask, E.M. 1/c aboard the U.S.S. Apollo (A.S. 25) by his wife, LeElda “Lee” Trask of Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin. Some of the letters are written to Trask by his mother and other family member. Twenty-eight of the letters are written to Lee by Trask.
Unit Journal, the 3rd Battalion, 167th Infantry, 31st Infantry Division, July 15, 1944 - October 10, 1945, July 15, 1944 - October 10, 1945
File — Box 2903: , Folder: 1
Scope and Contents note Sgt. Harold L. Bank kept this unit journal from July 15, 1944, until October 10, 1945, from Mindanao, Philippine Islands. It is the Battalion log of the 3rd Battalion, 167th Infantry, 31st Infantry Division. The division was located in the vicinity of Mafin Bay, Dutch New Guinea, along the southeast bank of the Worske River, and then moved to Morotai Island. On December 25, 1944, the 2nd Lieutenant of the 167th Infantry, James D. Spencer, has written an additional note concerning a night...
Dates: July 15, 1944 - October 10, 1945
Overview History of and newspaper clippings about the U.S.S. Tuscaloosa (CA 37)
Abstract Program for a variety show directed by Alexander Maissel and presented at Ft. Custer, Michigan, on 20 July 1943.
Dates: 1943 July 20
Overview Letters and documents to and from World War II soldiers and their families
Dates: 1940 - 1950
Abstract Contains correspondence, photographs, financial records, and other materials, the majority of which are related to Willie T. White, who resided in Rockford, Birmingham, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Overview V-mail and letters to a World War II soldier from his wife back home in Florence, Alabama.
Overview Contains one letter from Mrs. Ada Wilkins of Zanesville, Ohio, on 15 March 1945 to her son, Talen D. Wilkins, who was a prisoner of war at a stalag in Germany. There is also a telegram from the Secretary of War informing her that he was missing in action in the Northern African area on March 27 (no year given).
Dates: 1945 March 15
Overview Contains foreign language phrase and guide books for the use of the military.
Overview Collection of letters to and from service men and women during World War II.
Overview Photograph album containing mainly 2.5" x 2.5" snapshots of an unidentified African American soldier during the 1940s
Dates: between 1941 and 1950
Overview Examples of World War II posters
Overview A scrapbook of newspaper and magazine clippings covering World War II. Newspapers include the Dothan Eagle, the Montgomery Advertiser, the Birmingham News, the Alabama Journal, and the New York Times; the magazines include Life, ...
Scope and Contents George Russel and Elsie Margret Young's ration books that were used during World War II. These particular ration books were from 1942 and were from Indiana.