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World War (1939-1945)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

A. Franklin Kibler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0454
Scope and Contents The papers consist primarily of documents and photographs dating from Kibler's World War II service with the 12th Army Group, European Theater. Included are memoranda to and from Kibler and other senior officers (1943-1945); HQ 12th Army Group Commanding General's briefings (1944-1945); reports, including "Reports of the General Board, United States Forces, European Theater" (G-3 Section); photographs, and organizational charts.

Allen R. Potts citation

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0423
Scope and Contents Certificate awarding the Purple Heart to Allen R. Potts, VMI Class of 1943. The citation is for wounds received in combat during World War II at Palau, Western Carolines, on 4 October 1944.

Arthur W. Belden, Jr. (Class of 1923) World War II certificate, 1943

 Item
Scope and Contents Certificate (in French) appointing LTC Belden an honorary member of the French Foreign Legion in recognition of services rendered

C. Clement Richardson World War II papers [copies]

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0516
Scope and Contents Papers relating to C. Clement Richardson's service in the U. S. Navy during World War II primarily at Quoddy Village, Maine, which was a Navy Sea Bee base named Camp Lee-Stephenson during World War II. Includes documents concerning his service record; some material about operations at the Camp; photographs taken taken at the Camp and in the vicinity.

Charles M. Millar (Class of 1937) military certificates, 1943; 1946

 Item
Scope and Contents Citation, "in grateful memory of Charles M. Millar who died in the service of his country", 1946, signed by President Harry S. Truman. Certificate, humorous,1943, U. S.S. Henderson, "Solemn Mysteries of the Ancient Order of the Deep"

Class of 1933 World War II military service surveys

 Collection — Box MS0535
Identifier: MS-0535
Scope and Contents The collection consists of completed military service survey forms. The survey bears the title "Military Service Biography Summary, Brother Rat, Class of '33". Information includes dates of active duty, duty assignments, and "interesting assignments and experiences"

College of Avranches scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0322
Scope and Contents Scrapbook presented to the Virginia Military Institute by the students of the College of Avranches (France)" as a token of their gratitude to General Patton, the Liberator of Avranches." Contains drawings, photographs, postcards and maps detailing the history of the town from its founding through the end of World War II.

D-Day to St. Lo certificate, 1945

 Item
Scope and Contents Certificate issued to some members of the 29th Infantry Division certifying their service from "D-Day to St. Lo". Signed by Maj. Gen. Charles H. Gerhardt

Fred E. and Charles C. Gaillard collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0527
Scope and Contents Documents and photographs held by the Gaillard brothers. The material pertaining to Charles Gaillard includes a letter written while at ROTC training at Plattsburg Barracks. Material relating to COL Fred Gaillard includes his cadet photograph album; and ca. 12 original photographs dating from his service as commanding officer of the 377th infantry Regiment and related WWII documents.

Frederick A. Hippey (Class of 1939) World War II certificates, 1945

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Scope and Contents Includes citation, "In grateful memory of Major Frederick A. Hippey who died in the service of his country in the Asiatic Area, August 6, 1945". Signed by President Truman. Also, three certificates in Chinese -Appointment of Maj. Frederick A. Hippey, VMI 1939 as an Instructor in the artillery section of the Training Corps, Yunnan Branch of Military Council of China signed by Chiang Kai-shek, Head of Training Corps; Certificate of Award in consideration of Meritorious services...The Special...