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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Charles P. Lathrop III military service information

 File — Box MS0532
Scope and Contents Consists of typescript memoirs "History of the 6th Field Artillery on Fiji"

Diary, 1943-1944

 Item
Scope and Contents Moss's first diary entry begins on page 13 and is dated September 13, 1943, the day his unit departed for overseas duty, and the last is D-Day, June 6, 1944. During the bulk of this period his unit was in Italy at Anzio Beachhead and vicinity. Moss describes action at Anzio, German air attacks, unit casualities, and other events relating to the military campaign.

Donald E. Hillman military service information

 File — Box MS0532
Scope and Contents The file consists of detailed World War II memoirs [unpublished], including discussion of bombing missions and his time as a prisoner of war. T

Eugene B. Pendleton, Jr. military service information

 File — Box MS0532
Scope and Contents Consist of one audiotape, "Career in Navy, 1942-" recorded in 1994.

George B. Hightower military service information

 File
Scope and Contents Photocopies of LTC Hightower's World War II papers, including his diary (22 January - 10 May 1945) written while he was C.O. Forward Echelon, 68th Composite Wing HQ, 14th AAF, China; military orders; commendations; correspondence; photographs; printed material.

George P. Frazer military service information

 File — Box MS0532
Scope and Contents Covering Frazer's service with the 2nd Armored Division during World War II

John Lansdale, Jr. military service information

 File — Box MS0532
Scope and Contents Typescript, bound, "John Landsdale, Jr. Military Service", written by Landsdale in 1997. Includes extensive information about his association with the U. S. atomic bomb project.

Oral History Project, HI-393, World War II, Fall 2015, 2015

 Series
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...