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World War (1939-1945)

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

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas St. J. Arnold papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0309
Scope and Contents Papers from the military career of Thomas St. J. Arnold; most items date from World War II. Includes operational reports of the 92nd Infantry Division; misc. maps; photographs; correspondence.

VMI Archives Photographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: VMI Photographs Collection
Scope and Contents The VMI Archives is the official repository for the Institute's collection of permanently maintained photographs. The earliest date from the 1840's and the most recent are digital photos from the current academic year. New items are added regularly.

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VMI at War Project collection

 Collection — Box MS0532
Identifier: MS-0532
Scope and Contents This collection contains autobiographical and biographical information about military service from alumni veterans of World War II through the first Gulf War. The alumni responses range in length from short summaries to longer narrative descriptions detailing service. Some files contain related photographs and/or documents.

Wallace S. Douglas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0492
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopied documents and digital images dating from Dr. Douglas's service as a physician during World War II with the U. S. Army Medical Corps. Most items relate to the administration of hospitals in New Zealand and New Caledonia, where men wounded in Pacific Theater action were treated. On New Caledonia, to which Dr. Douglas was transferred in March 1943, he was responsible for the administration of seven hospitals at Dumbea with approximately 10,000 beds.

William G. McClure papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0415
Scope and Contents Papers documenting the U. S. Marine Corps career of William G. McClure, Jr., Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1943. The bulk of the papers concern the period of his active duty during World War II, when he served with the 1st Marine Division in the Pacific and was awarded the Purple Heart. Other items include papers relating to his postwar service as a reserve officer; miscellaneous photographs, including one photo of the Class of 1943 Ring Figure Dance (Nov. 1941); biographical and...

William R. Vivian papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0494
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous personal papers. Includes scrapbook and VMI memorabilia from his cadetship; records from his U. S. Army service; roster of the 698th Field Artillery Battalion during World War II; photographs; and citations and certificates.

World War II era at VMI, 1940-1946 bulk

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Administrative records concerning the World War II era at VMI, includiing correspondence and memoranda. Also files on returning veterans issues. The G. I. Bill folder includes some information about returning Korean War veterans.Includes: Chronological file, 1940-1946; Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP)- separate box; Library of Congress - storage of material at VMI during war; Civil defense in Lexington (air raid drills, blackout drills); Selective Service System (draft); GI...