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World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John K. Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0533
Scope and Contents The John K. Davis papers consist of original propaganda leaflets directed at the Japanese troops and civilians, 1945; personal correspondence written to his parents and largely concerning family matters, 1945-1946; formal photographs of Davis from his cadetship, Army career, and civilian career; amateur snapshots of Manila and surrounding area, ca. 1945; maps of Japanese cities issued to officers, 1945; "Guide to Japan", September 1945; and miscellaneous other printed material.

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 P. Upshur collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0082
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two inspection trip scrapbooks, May 1942 and 1943 ("The Cruise of the Flying Cow"; "The Coconut Circuit"), documenting General William P. Upshur's visits to various Pacific islands. Destinations include Midway, Pearl Harbor, Palmyra Island, and Johnson Island.