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Prisoners of war

Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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Scope and Contents The file consists of detailed World War II memoirs [unpublished], including discussion of bombing missions and his time as a prisoner of war.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

James A. Harden papers

Identifier: MS-0476
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of letters written by James A. Harden to his sister, covering wartime events experienced by his unit as well as his time at Ft. Delaware, Delaware. Also included is one letter written from VMI in June 1861 and miscellaneous items.

Letter to sister, 1864 September 30

Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards capture and transfer to Fort Delaware.

Letter to sister, 1864 November 1

Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards life in prison and health.

Letter to sister, 1864 November 9

Scope and Contents Written from "Officer's Prison Fort Delaware," Delaware. Letter regards disappointment in not receiving letters from family and family matters.

Propaganda leaflets. Psychological Warfare Branch , U. S. Army Forces, Pacific Area, 1945

Scope and Contents Eight propaganda leaflets, most combine English and Japanese text with drawings or photographs. Aimed at Japanese troops and civilians. "Attention American soldiers! I Cease Resistance" (# 17-J-1). "To Japanese civilians on Mindanao who have been inducted into Japanese army (# 3-J-10). "The New Year's gate decorations are but a milestone on our road to Hades" (# 32-J-6). "I Cease Resistence, version 2 (#108-J-1). " Truman's statement- American President Speaks!" (# 112-J-1). "The...

Richard H. Adams, Jr. Civil War prisoner of war diary transcription, 1863-1865 [Digital]

 Digital Collection

Richard H. Adams, Jr. papers, 1862-1866

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0358
Scope and Contents Civil War papers (ca. 80 items) of Captain Richard H. Adams, Jr. Consist of manuscript diary kept while serving with the 5th Alabama Regiment in Virginia, April-June 1862, with accompanying typewritten transcription. Transcriptions only of two additional diary volumes (Sept. 1862-March 1863; and prison diary, 1864-1865); 47 original letters (Nov. 1863-Sept. 1866) to Lottie Putnam Adams, most written before their marriage while he was a prisoner of war; 23 original letters from Lottie to...

World War II VMI Alumni Oral History interviews by Lisa Tracy, 2014 - 2015

Scope and Contents Transcripts of oral history interviews conducted in 2014-2015 with VMI alumni who served during World War II. The interviewer is journalist Lisa Tracy, the granddaughter of World War II era VMI Superintendent Charles E. Kilbourne.

Includes information about cadet life during the war, as well as wartime service of individuals.