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World War (1939-1945)

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

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

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

 File
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...

General William T. Clement radio broadcast interview, 1945

 Item
Identifier: AV-2017.0058-Clement
Scope and Contents Interview with BG William T. Clement by war correspondence Larry Tighe, produced for radio news broadcast distribution. The transmission originated from a ship off the coast of Japan, and concerns the activities of the 6th Marine Division, 4th Marines, during the early days of the occupation of Japan following the surrender.

George J. Tompkins, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0467
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.

George S. Tompkins, Jr. World War II documents [Digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1722

Harold P. Clark collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0343
Contents Note Miscellaneous papers (9 items) dating from the World War II army service of Harold P. Clark, VMI Class of 1941. Included are two personal letters (1946) from Gen. Wither A. Burress to Clark, and 7 snapshots of Clark and other army officers.

Henry Fairfax Ayres papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0528
Scope and Contents The papers consist of six leather bound diaries containing a record of Ayres life from 1928-1944. Three volumes, 1928-1938 contain detailed information about his activities as a pilot, including a record of flights completed; record of hunting trips; and comments about life in New York City.The subsequent three volumes (1943-1944) contain a record of his World War II service supervising convoys. They include detailed diary entries for this period; descriptions of London life...

James B. Moss World War II diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0452
Scope and Contents James B. Moss's first diary entry begins on page 13 and is dated September 13, 1943, the day his unit departed for overseas duty, and the last entry is D-Day, June 6, 1944. During the bulk of this period his unit was in Italy at Anzio Beachhead and vicinity. Moss describes action at Anzio, German air attacks, unit casualities, and other events relating to the military campaign.This book "My Life in the Service" was issued to members of the armed forces. It contains space to enter...