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George J. Tompkins, Jr. Papers Edit


MS 0467


  • 1944 – 1945 (Creation)


  • 7 items (Whole)


  • Scope and Contents

    Miscellaneous World War II papers documenting the army service of George J. Tompkins, Jr. Included are Gen. Eisenhower's letter to the troops about to participate in the D-Day invasion, June 1944, and a similar item from President Roosevelt. Tompkins is a member of the VMI Class of 1944.

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  • Conditions Governing Use

    Manuscript collections in the VMI Archives are made available for educational and research use. The VMI Archives should be cited as the source. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright holders. Materials from our collections may not be redistributed, published or reproduced without permission from the VMI Archives. Contact the VMI Archives for additional information.

  • Preferred Citation

    George J. Tompkins, Jr. Papers. Manuscript # 0467. Virginia Military Institute Archives

  • Related Materials

    Mr. Tompkins' oral history interview about his World War II service is available online. His written war service memoirs (11 pages) are in the VMI at War project files.