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World War (1939-1945)

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

Found in 29 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...