World War (1914-1918)
Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a cased scrapbook presented to him on his 85th birthday in November 1966, containing biographical information, documents and photographs detailing his military career, including his service during World War I in France; one mounted photograph of Col. Downer; and Downer's presentation copy of the book "Report of the American Olympic Committee, Seventh Olympic Games, Antwerp, Belgium, 1920."
Scope and Contents One three ring binder containing a copy of the typescript of "My Memoirs", the unpublished autobiography of General Lemuel C. Shepherd, Jr., along with copies of related documents. "Volume I" (written ca. 1964) of the autobiography provides a detailed narrative beginning with Shepherd's early life, VMI cadetship, entrance into the United States Marine Corps and early training, a thorough account of his combat service in France during World War I, and activities in the immediate...
Scope and Contents The Lemuel C. Shepherd Papers consist primarily of unpublished memoirs and accompanying documents; photograph albums and scrapbooks dating from Shepherd's years as a VMI cadet, as Commandant of the Marine Corps, and from his service as President of the Inter-American Defense Board; an interview with General Shepherd conducted by the archivist of the MacArthur Library regarding Shepherd's role during the Korean War - assault at Inchon; miscellaneous correspondence; clippings; certificates and...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 2 documents concerning Gibson's enlistment in and discharge from the Army Air Corps during World War I: War department document in reference to a physical examination, Nov. 1918; and discharge notice, Dec. 1918.
Scope and Contents The oral history collection spans the World War II era through recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. One interview (Frank Buckles) covers World War I service. The majority of the interviews were conducted by VMI cadets taking courses in military history. The interview files and recordings are housed in the VMI Archives.