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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Chester Pupek Papers

Identifier: M1877
Scope and Contents

Adventures of the 3rd Battalion Gun Platoon (typed manuscript) written by Pupek which recounts his experiences in World War II from Camp Swift (Texas) to the end of the war in Italy; correspondence.

Dates: Unknown

Cruz Rios Papers

Identifier: M1879
Scope and Contents

Footage of Rios telling the history of his service in Italy with the 10th Mountain Division during World War II; transcript of videodiscs, correspondence.

Dates: 2001-2005

Robert W. Parker Papers

Identifier: TMD46
Scope and Contents

Includes general newspapers clippings, Another Kingdom (book of poetry by Parker), interview transcript CBS news with Parker and Pete Seibert, An Unlikely Encounter (memoir by Parker) and 80th birthday materials. Items relating to the project to duplicate the February 1945 climb of Riva Ridge in 1995, the 50th anniversary of the climb; including correspondence, climbing team roster, articles, maps, itineraries, project descriptions, planning documents and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1943-2004

Samuel J. Morrison oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH230
Scope and Contents

During this radio interview, Morrison recounts a variety of experiences he had with the 10th Mountain Division both during and after World War II. Interview touches on a variety of subjects including his enlistment and training with the 10th, his experiences on the Italian front, and his relationship with the 10th Mountain Division after the War. The end of the tape focuses on the formation and activities of the National Association of the 10th Mountain Division.

Dates: Check date

Wilfred Phillipsen Papers

Identifier: M1871
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters from Phillipsen to his wife during World War II, Bronze Star and Purple Heart citation.

Dates: 1945