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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 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.

DuRoc J. Batte military service information

 File — Box MS0532
Scope and Contents Orginal documents dating from the World War II service of DuRoc Batte. Includes commendations, photographs, misc. personnel-related material, certificates. Also "Synopsis of Orientation Talk to Newly Arrived Units in United Kingdom", 1944

Eugene B. Pendleton, Jr. military service information

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

General Leonard T. Gerow - General Dwight D. Eisenhower Correspondence [Digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1703

J. Claiborn Byrd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0460
Scope and Contents World War II papers of Lt. Col. J. Claiborn Byrd, who served with the 100th Infantry Division. The papers consist primarily of stateside training materials dating from his attendance at the Infantry School (Ft. Benning, GA, 1942) and the Command and General Staff College course (1943). A few miscellaneous documents date from the 100th Division's service in the European Theater.

John L. Couper Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0486
Scope and Contents The papers consist of correspondence (to parents and other family) and two photograph albums documenting service during World War II; the bulk is dated 1942-1946. The letters cover a wide range of topics, including training in Great Britain, field hospital operations in Europe, and comments about daily aspects of war. The photographs document the unit's movements, staff, and activities in England, France and Belgium. In addition, the papers include a photograph album (1936-1937) dating from his...

Leonard T. Gerow Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0100
Scope and Contents The collection consists of documents and photographs (ca. 120 items) from the military career of U.S. Army General Leonard Townsend Gerow (b. 1888 d.1972). It includes correspondence with General Dwight D. Eisenhower,autobiographical material, speeches (1945-1948), and photographs. Material complementary to this collection is located in his student/alumni file, also located in the VMI Archives.

Norborne Gatling, Jr. World War II diary

 Item
Identifier: MS-0514
Scope and Contents Diary transcription [typescript, photocopy], "My Military Service, 11 August 1941 to 1 November 1945". It is a detailed account of his life in the United States Army, including information about stateside training; traveling by convoy to England; preparation for the Normandy invasion; D-Day and immediate aftermath; and subsequent campaigns in France and Central Europe.

Recollections from the Battle of the Bulge

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0540
Scope and Contents Accounts of Battle of the Bulge participation by more than forty VMI alumni. The VMI Class designation ranges from the Class of 1921-1946.