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Armed Forces -- History -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Orion Ashenfelter papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0195
Abstract A collection of nineteen letters written by Orion Ashenfelter to his family while on his tour of duty in the U.S. Navy, which began on January 29, 1900. Included in these letters is an eyewitness account of events during the Boxer Rebellion in China.
Dates: 1901-1903

Theodore S. DeLay collection of Armed Forces Radio Service memoranda, reports, and other material

Identifier: 0109
Abstract Research archive for a history of AFRS activity during World War II. The military radio service broadcast news and entertainment by shortwave wherever U.S. forces were engaged.
Dates: 1941 - 1945

International Military Tribunal for the Far East records

Identifier: 0098
Abstract Background reports, court documents, photographs, maps from the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, May 1946 through February 1947, at the War Ministry Building in Tokyo.
Dates: 1946 - 1947

Medals and medallions collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0111
Abstract World War I medals from Poland, Romania, France, Portugal, Greece, Russia, United States, Cuba, Montenegro, Serbia, England, Belgium and Italy. The majority of the medals are in their original boxes, from A. Bacqueville, 5 Galerie Montpensier, Palais-Royal, Paris. Also included is a medallion commemorating the Armistice, and a medallion commemorating Abraham Lincoln.
Dates: circa 1914-1918

Admiral William H. Standley papers

Identifier: 0005
Abstract These papers document both the personal and professional life of Admiral William H. Standley (1872-1963), naval officer, United States government official and diplomat, and California civic leader.
Dates: 1892 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1958

Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal Proceedings transcripts

Identifier: 3258
Abstract The International Military Tribunal for the Far East (Tokyo War Crimes Trial) was conducted between April 29, 1946 and April 16, 1948, with the judgment delivered November 4-12, 1948. 28 Japanese former politicians, officials, and military leaders were put on trial. 419 witnesses appeared in person before the court, and an additional 779 submitted affidavits or depositions. The proceedings were divided into fifteen phases of the Prosecution's case and six divisions for the defence. Inventory...
Dates: 1946 - 1948