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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Margaret Bringhurst family papers

Identifier: MSS 9280
Scope and Contents

Includes the diaries of Margaret Bringhurst's parents, Golden Lang and Lillie Williams, including letters. Golden Lang's diaries were kept during his service in the United States Navy during WWII. Also includes Margaret's own diaries, letters, and photographs. Dated 1923 to 2017.

Dates: 1923-2017

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

Golden Lang diary and letters, 1932-1944

 Series — Carton 2: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3 [Barcode: 31197239125146], Folder: 4-7
Identifier: MSS 9280 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains Golden Lang's journal entries from World War II, with reports of deaths of his comrades and the sorrows of war. There are also letters to his family at home and photographs of Golden and from the war. Dated approximately 1932 to 1944, when Lang died in an aircraft crash. Most of the content is set in Europe, but there are mentions of his training in California and elsewhere throughout the United States.

Dates: 1932-1944

Reminiscences of World War II

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341148]
Identifier: MSS 2603
Scope and Contents

Typed and bound autobiography of Hall including many photographs of World War II in Euorpe. Hall wrote about joining the army in 1943, his training, and subsequent service in Great Britain, France, and Germany. He served in the 103rd Infantry Division for the United States Army.

Dates: 2003

Supreme Headquarters daily battle communiques

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230232362]
Identifier: MSS 2766
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of daily battle communiques from 6 June 1944 to 7 May 1945 for the Allied Expeditionary Forces, Europe. These materials document the United States armed forces activities during the European Campaign in Western and Central Europe. These items were collected by Lt. Col. D. Reed Jordan, Chief, Communique Section, Public Relations Division.

Dates: 1944-1945

Albert L. Winkler interview with Herbert K. and Erika W. Commichaux

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2778
Scope and Contents Typescript of an interview (64 pages) conducted by Albert L. Winkler and Corey Clement on November 9, 2001. Commichaux tells about his position as a company commander in the German Army with the rank of captain. He participated in numerous campaigns including the invasion of Poland in 1939. He fought on the Russian front from 1941 to 1945, was wounded twice, and was captured by the United States Army in 1945. Also included is an interview of Commichaux's wife, Erika, on the same...
Dates: 2001