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Soldiers -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

John R. Waters World War II scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 7036
Abstract

Scrapbook of photographs, programs, letters, printed ephemera collected by Tec 4 John R. Waters, 17th Airborne Division, United States Army, during his military service in Europe, 1942-1945. Waters served in the Adjutant General's office of the 17th Airborne, and spent time in Texas, Tennessee, and North Carolina; London, France, and Berlin.

Dates: 1942-1945

Harry K. Wolff Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: 6128
Abstract Harry K. Wolff Jr. was a Jewish lawyer from San Francisco who was a member of "C" Battery 120 AAA Gun Batallion, 3rd Army. His unit was initially under the command of General Omar Bradley, and ultimately General George Patton. Wolff was also called upon to represent American soldiers in military tribunal proceedings as a Judge Advocate, bore witness to the aftermath found at both Ohrdruf and Dachau concentration camps, and was one of the officers responsible for over 30,000 Nazi soldiers and...
Dates: 1929-1945; Majority of material found in 1944-1945

Kenneth L. Wright papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 6068
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence of Veramay Spencer and her U.S. Army boyfriend Kenneth Wright beginning in the year of 1953 and ending in 1955. It also includes letters from his mother Mrs. Carl C. Wright and friends that he met while serving for the Army. Several letters from his girlfriend Veramay Spencer contain newspaper clippings of happenings back home such as beauty pageants and daily current events. Many of the final letters are Christmas cards from friends to Wright upon...
Dates: 1953 - 1955