World War, 1939-1945 -- Archival resources
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview The Raymond Jensen papers, 1943-1945, consist of more than 500 letters written by Raymond Jensen to his wife Doris and other family members, and from Doris to Raymond, during Raymond's service in the United States Navy during World War II. The letters provide a picture of life in the military and on the home front during World War II. Raymond Jensen served in the Radio Materials School on Treasure Island in San Francisco, where he was stationed for the bulk of his time in the service. He...
Dates: 1943 - 1945; Majority of material found in 1943
Collection — Box 1
Abstract James C. Owens, Jr. was born in Batavia, New York but moved to California as a child. He graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1929 and received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern California in 1934. He then went into the Navy and completed flight training in Pensacola, Florida and then served on board Lexington (CV-2); in 1941 he joined Torpedo Squadron 8 on board Hornet (CV-8). Appointed Lieutenant in 1942, Owens was the squadron Executive...