Collections tagged World War II

WWII Letters

WWII Letters

Letters written by WWII servicemen to Stanford president Donald Tresidder and professor Thomas Barclay.

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Mary Lesnett Letters

Mary Lesnett Letters

Letters of Mary Lesnett (Carpenter), who attended Stanford from June 1944 to June 1948, when she graduated with an AB in Political Science. The letters include discussion of student campus life, and WWII. Lesnett lived in Roble Hall during her Freshman year. During her remaining three years she...

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Waples Diary

Waples Diary

The diary, written in a reporter style notebook, contains entries written by 'Tubby' Waples while serving on board HMAS KALGOORLIE during the Pacific campaign of World War Two. Waples writes of the general activities that occurred during the trip talking about the weather, the duties he...

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Sergeant Herbert

Sergeant Herbert

Second World War Diary (covering 16 December 1942 to January 1943) written by Sergeant Herbert, from Townsville. The diary was accompanied by a Pocket vocabulary of Malay Pidgin English and Japanese phrases; Photographs of troops, aircraft and natives, taken in New Guinea at that time.

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Letters from World War II : J.H. Massey

Letters from World War II : J.H. Massey

This collection contains digital scans from 163 handwritten letters written by J.H. Massey during his time in the English Army (Cheshire Regiment) during World War II. Most of the letters were written and sent from Palestine, and discuss naval life, the Cheshire Regiment, England, World War II,...

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World War II at Punahou

World War II at Punahou

It was at 1:10 a.m. on December 8, 1941 that Punahou's war-time fate was decided. Trucks of the Corps of Engineers rolled up to the main gate and Mr. Berger, guard in the vicinity, was informed that the Engineers were taking over the school equipment. Unlike other schools in Hawai‘i,...

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Sandy Spring Veteran Collection

Sandy Spring Veteran Collection

This collection contains letters and personal materials from known veterans in Sandy Spring history, as well as some military materials. Materials date from 1862 to 1947 and cover the Civil War, World War I, and World War II.

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Military Papers

Military Papers

Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Easy About the Collection A selection of documents from World War I and World War II eras. How to Help Transcribe Documents The transcription conventions, or “rules,” are located at the bottom of...

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World War II Letters

World War II Letters

Collection Status: Open for Transcription Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate About the Collection This collection includes a sample of World War II letters from the Military Collection of the State Archives of North Carolina. To help with context, like names of...

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Alan and Nancy Hooper WW2 correspondence, 1940

Alan and Nancy Hooper WW2 correspondence, 1940

Alan Hooper served in New Guinea during the Second World War with 1 Papuan Infantry Battalion (1 PIB) and Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit (ANGAU). These narratives lead us through his wartime experiences in New Guinea, and the life of his fiancé Nancy at home in Brisbane. Hooper...

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Alan and Nancy Hooper WW2 correspondence, 1941

Alan and Nancy Hooper WW2 correspondence, 1941

Alan Hooper served in New Guinea during the Second World War with 1 Papuan Infantry Battalion (1 PIB) and Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit (ANGAU). These narratives lead us through his wartime experiences in New Guinea, and the life of his fiancé Nancy at home in Brisbane. Hooper...

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World War II: War Dead Questionnaires

World War II: War Dead Questionnaires

This collection consists of Questionnaires completed by the next-of-kin of Virginians killed in military service during World War II. The three-page questionnaire records personal and military data including birth date and place, date of birth of children, education, date and place of...

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World War II Separation Notices: U.S. Marine Corps

World War II Separation Notices: U.S. Marine Corps

The World War II Separation Notices Collection documents demographics, civilian life, and military service history for more than 250,000 men and women from across the state. After leaving the U.S. military, individuals received official documentation noting separation from their branch of...

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World War II Separation Notices: Army I

World War II Separation Notices: Army I

The World War II Separation Notices Collection documents demographics, civilian life, and military service history for more than 250,000 men and women from across the state. After leaving the U.S. military, individuals received official documentation noting separation from their branch of...

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