World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Map of Normandy beachhead, 33.5 x 40 inches, labeled “Operation Map of the V Corps Attack and landing on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France, 6 June 1944. This map was carried ashore on D-Day by Lt. General L. T. Gerow, then Major General and Commander of the V Corps, VMI Class of 1911”
Identifier: Maps-Oversized-Iwo Jima
Content Description Map, "Iwo Jima Volcano Islands. Special Air and Gunnery Target Map". Dated 1944 November 12. Used by VMI Alumnus and Marine Corps officer John S. Letcher, who played a prominent role in the battle of Iwo Jima in early 1945. This map is a companion piece to a 3D map model which is in the VMI Museum.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of six items. Three items document Virginia Military Institute cadet life, 1928-1929. Included are a letter from Cadet Mont Hubbard, VMI Class of 1932, to his friend Nina Pruett, in which he mentions various events at VMI; a VMI postcard "line saver for overworked keydets" and a VMI Easter card. The last two items were also mailed to Miss Pruett. Also included are two annotated maps used by Col. Mont Hubbard during World War II. A map of France and...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of World War II era maps and listings of geodesic points used by Sinclair while fighting in Europe; and items dating from Sinclair's VMI cadetship, including cadet account book, listing school expenses 1927-1931; dance and finals programs.