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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Randy Christiansen interview with Albert Aiken Smith

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3001
Scope and Contents Typescript of an interview taken from the included audiocassette. The interview was conducted by Randy Christiansen for Hillam's War Project on an unspecifiied date. Smith talks about joining the Utah National Guard in 1928, his training as an officer of artillery, and his experiences in the European theater during World War II. He first saw combat in Normandy, France. He later participated in the Battle of the Bulge and in the invasion of Germany. He also tells about his experiences in...
Dates: approximately 1985

J. L. Crawford slides of World War II

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197239251470]
Identifier: MSS 9209
Scope and Contents Contains 205 photographic slides, three letters, and small token collection relating to the life and military service of J.L. Crawford. Slides document J.L. Crawford's service in the U.S. Army while deployed in Europe and the 157 Infantry Division's liberation of the Dachau concentration camp. Slides also include propaganda slides from Adolf Hitler's regime. Letters are written to J.L. Crawford from fellow World War II veterans and include personal correspondence. Token collection contains...
Dates: 1920-1945

The Dale Rex Memorial Award : the man, the athlete, the World War II hero

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328962]
Identifier: MSS SC 2989
Scope and Contents

Details the life of Dale Rex, including his childhood; attendance at Brigham Young University, 1939-1943; involvement in BYU athletics; and service, awards, and death in the U.S. Army during World War II. Also contains brief biographical sketches of recipients of the Dale Rex Memorial Award, given annually to outstanding athletes by the BYU Cougar Club from 1947 to 1997.

Dates: 1994; 1994

David L. Evans interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331214]
Identifier: MSS SC 3185
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview given by Dr. David L. Evans to Paul R. Murphy on November 25, 1982. This history concerns the experiences of Dr. Evans during his involvement as a United States soldier in World War II. Dr. Evans was a U.S. Army Forward Observer in the 94th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations from August 1944 to January 1946. In this capacity he experienced much close combat. The interview was structured basically toward bringing out how Dr. Evans became...
Dates: 1982 November 25

Albert E. Haines correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1882
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence between Albert Haines and his wife, Thelda Gwilliam Haines. Most of these items were written while Albert was serving with the United States Army at various posts in the United States and Germany. The collection provides excellent documentation for the lives of private persons during the turbulent war era.

Dates: 1942-1975

Albert Winkler oral history interview with Myron Hatch

 Collection — Box 3: [Barcode: 31197233624581]
Identifier: MSS OH 1912
Scope and Contents

Talks about his experiences in World War II, including participation in liberation of a concentration camp at Dachau, Germany. Interviewed by Albert Winkler. Includes a typed transcript and an audiocassette recording of the interview. Also includes personal history excerpts and copies of photographs relating to his war experiences.

Dates: 2000 February 9

Martin B. Hickman lecture and interview

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3054
Scope and Contents

Typescript of a lecture given by Hickman for Dr. Hillam's War Project. Also included is a transcript of an interview conducted by Eric Mercer for Political Science 375R course at Brigham Young University. Also included is the reel-to-reel audiotape from which some of the material was taken. Hickman talks about his service in the Strassbourg area of France during World War II in 1944 and 1945. Also with the collection is the poem, "Dead Men Also Cry."

Dates: approximately 1985

Carl DeVon Larsen biography and photograph

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3100
Scope and Contents

Biography and photograph of DeVon Carl Larsen.

Dates: approximately 1960-1970

My military time

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313865]
Identifier: MSS SC 1604
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography and poem. Bevan tells about his training as an anti-aircraft gunner and describes his experiences with the 29th Infantry Division in World War II. He landed at the Omaha Beach in Normandy and fought through France. He entered Germany in the Aachen area, fought in the Rhur region, and was with U.S. forces that met Soviet troops on the Elbe River inside Germany. The poem is dedicated to a friend who saved Bevan's life in the war.

Dates: 1985

Carl E. Nelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2335
Scope and Contents Contains records of Nelson's family from Denmark as well as Brigham City, Utah; Nelson's education in Box Elder County, Salt Lake Schools, Weber College (Ogden, Utah), BYU, and New York University. The collection also includes papers concerning his early career as an engineer, his work for Bell Laboratory (New Jersey), and his World War II records related to his work in the control of optical and precision instruments industries in Berlin. Also included are professional files related to the...
Dates: 1890-2001