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Military maps

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Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

D-Day map, 1944 June 6

Scope and Contents Map of Normandy beachhead, 33.5 inches x 40 inches, labeled “Operation Map of the V Corps Attack and landing on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, 6 June 1944. This map was carried ashore on D-Day by Lt. General L. T. Gerow, then Major General and Commander of the V Corps, VMI Class of 1911.”

D-Day map, 1944 June 6

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Frans R. Kasteel military maps collection

Identifier: Maps-KasteelFR-Oversized
Scope and Contents This collection contains seven maps used by U.S. Army troops deployed with of the multinational forces stationed in the Sinai in 1985. They were collected by LTCOL Frans R. Kasteel. One map was used specifically by the 508th and includes flight time schedule, profiles of aircraft, uniform insignia and other information. The other sixSix are standard published maps of the area, without annotation.

Frederick S. Greene papers

Identifier: MS-0208
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers (approximately 20 items) of Frederick Stuart Greene. Included are scripts of four plays, ("The Law of the Tribe," 1914; "When Johnny Comes Marching Home," 1929; "Christophine," 1930; "We Want Burke," 1934; manuscript of a short story, "Pick Up;" correspondence concerning "We Want Burke" (play); detail study (from New Market painting) of the face of a New Market cadet by artist Benjamin West Clinedinst, inscribed to F.S. Greene; 3 photographs; 6 World War I maps...

Iwo Jima Map used by BG John S. Letcher in battle, 1945

Identifier: Maps-Oversized-Iwo Jima
Content Description Map, "Iwo Jima Volcano Islands. Special Air and Gunnery Target Map". Dated 1944 November 12. Used by VMI Alumnus and Marine Corps officer John S. Letcher, who played a prominent role in the battle of Iwo Jima in early 1945. This map is a companion piece to a 3D map model which is in the VMI Museum.

James H. Waddell papers

Identifier: MS-0130
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four items, including: A letter (1855) from Waddell to his sister, that contains a detailed description and pencil drawing of his room (#14) in barracks and of his roomates (Barksdale, Penn, Magruder, Shepherd, and Wilson) A second drawing of a barracks room & roommates (similar to a sketch found in the Edward C. Shepherd collection (MS-0019) Pencil map, 8 inches x 10 inches, labeled "Plan of Battle of Bethel Church, June 10,...

Lexington, Virginia

Scope and Contents Many of the items in this series were hand drawn by William Couper and are annotated, and/or are accompanied by related correspondence and notes. Some additional maps are filed separately in oversized (map case).

Mont Hubbard Collection

Identifier: MS-0444-Oversized
Scope and Contents The collection consists of six items. Three items document Virginia Military Institute cadet life, 1928-1929. Included are a letter from Cadet Mont Hubbard, VMI Class of 1932, to his friend Nina Pruett, in which he mentions various events at VMI; a VMI postcard "line saver for overworked keydets" and a VMI Easter card. The last two items were also mailed to Miss Pruett. Also included are two annotated maps used by Col. Mont Hubbard during World War II. A map of France and...

New Market collection

Identifier: MS-0002
Scope and Contents The New Market Collection consists primarily of reminiscences of the Battle of New Market Virginia (May 15, 1864) written by participants and other witnesses between 1894-1915. Written in response to specific inquiries and questionnaires, these memoirs were collected by various groups and individuals, including the VMI Alumni Association, author/historian Edward R. Turner, Henry A. Wise (VMI Class of 1862 and battle veteran) and Benjamin A. Colonna (VMI Class of 1864 and battle veteran). In...