Contains 30 Results:
File — Box: 15, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 8 File 379
Scope and Contents note Materials include autobiography and photographs. In a selection entitled "Flying in World War II" from his autobiography, Daniel S. Dennis relates his experiences in the U.S. Army Air Corps from his training days to his discharge. He discusses flying cargo planes in and out of India and other Southeast Asian countries. Also included is a short narrative about his religious life, and conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints following the war. His full autobiography, 150...
Dates: Publication: 1991; 1943-1946
File — Box: 15, Folder: 29
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 4 File 407
Scope and Contents Materials include a very short description of Kenneth Heber Sheffield's service for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his community after his service in the military. He also discusses his service as a foot soldier in the U.S. Army during World War I. Dated approximately 2001.
Dates: approximately 2001
File — Box: 15, Folder: 19
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 4 File 397
Scope and Contents Materials include written histories, letters and documents regarding the service of Hyrum Edward Flanders in the Chemical Warfare Service Division of the U.S. Army during World War I. Stornetta, the granddaughter of Hyrum Edward Flanders, has retyped letters written between him and his then-sweetheart and future wife, Della, as he served in the chemical corps in New York City. Also included is an account of how Stornetta discovered the letters. Dated 1918-1919, 2002.
Dates: 1918-1919; Digitized: 2002
File — Box: 15, Folder: 28
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 7 File 406
Scope and Contents note Materials include memoir of Dora Shaw. Shares her experiences as a child who lived in England when war was declared in 1939, and surviving several German bombings. Describes how her family had a small bomb shelter in their backyard, which eventually saved the lives of her mother and siblings as they hid inside during bombings. She speaks of being evacuated, and of witnessing firsthand the destruction caused by bombings. Dated before 2001.
Dates: before 2001
File — Box: 15, Folder: 24
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 2 File 402
Scope and Contents File contains materials relating to the service of Calvin M. Millyard in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. Include photocopied military documents and certificates, a letter from Millyard's wife outlining some of the highlights of his service in the military and as a federal civilian employee for the U.S. Air Force, as well as several certificates and documents from his enlisted time in the Army Air Corps. Dated 1941-1976, 1999.
Dates: 1941-1976; 1999
File — Box: 15, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 3 File 388
Scope and Contents Materials include a memoir detailing the service of Rulon Parnell Draper in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. In his memoir, simply titled "Military Service: 1941-1945", Draper shares experiences from his enlistment through his service in the Pacific Theater of World War II to his discharging and marriage shortly thereafter. Describes his participation in many of the major battles of the Marines in the Pacific, including Iwo Jima, Guadalcanal, Saipan, and Okinawa as a field cook and...
File — Box: 15, Folder: 17
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 3 File 395
Scope and Contents File contains materials related to service of Walton R. Farmer in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II from 1942-1945 achieving the rank of a corporal. Materials include photocopied newspaper article, photocopied photographs, and photocopied military documents. Describes the story of Farmer getting rejected for service in the Marine Corps because an injury he had sustained as a child to his little finger, he paid thirty dollars to have it amputated so that he could enlist. Includes a...
Dates: approximately 2001-2002; 1942-1945
File — Box: 15, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 File 382
Scope and Contents note Materials include a memoir describing the military experiences of Jay Jiley Deuel in the U.S. Navy during World War II. In this narrative about Jay Riley Deuel, Geneve Deuel expresses the feelings of Deuel as he served in the U.S. Navy as recorded in a collection of letters found and held by his family. He served around Guadalcanal but was never in any danger. In his letters and the memoir, his love for his family and positive outlook are emphasized. The memoir recounts many of the personal...
Dates: before 2000
File — Box: 15, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 File 383
Scope and Contents note Materials contain a couple short pages about Beverly Rasband Dixon's service as a nurse in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps during World War II. Also included are several pages about Dixon's grandmother, Janett McMullin, illustrating how, through letters and poetry, supported 13 grandchildren as they served during World War II. Some of the poems and writings are included. McMullin is said to have corresponded with over 100 servicemen and women during the war. Dated 1944-1945, 2000-2002.
Dates: 2000-2002; 1944-1945
File — Box: 15, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 8 File 389
Scope and Contents note File contails materials relating to the service of Earl Spencer Duerden in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a navigator on a Patrol Ventura in Patrol Bombing Squadron 137. Materials contain audio cassette, photocopied photographs, photocopied military documents, photocopied flight log and a color photocopied photograph. Duerden recounts on tape his experiences as a navigator in what he calls the "China, Burma, India Theater" of World War II. Describes his missions over much of the South...