World War (1939-1945)
Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Certificate (in French) appointing LTC Belden an honorary member of the French Foreign Legion in recognition of services rendered
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"
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
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...
Item — Box 04, Media Case/Sleeve: 207
Scope and Contents Interviews with World War II era VMI alumni conducted by cadets taking History 393 - World War II - taught by LTC Bradley L. Coleman. Fall semester, 2015. The interviews cover cadet experiences from the era as well as military service. In addition, a collaborate effort between Dr. Coleman and journalist Lisa Tracy resulted in a number of interviews conducted by Ms. Tracy with VMI World War II alumni. These are also part of this series. Ms. Tracy is the granddaughter of the VMI...
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous documents saved by soldiers during their World War II service years