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Box 40

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Contains 17 Results:

Gale Evan Norton memoir, 2003 April 6

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 10 Sub-Series 2 File 895
Scope and Contents note Material contains a short memoir describing the military experiences of Gale Evan Norton in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He describes growing up during World War II and joining the Air Force in September 1950. Tells of quickly received several promotions, which he attributed to his activity as a Latter-Day Saint. Describes his time in Mississippi, with periodical trips to Korea for administrative purposes. Describes how he was primarily involved in record keeping and did not see...
Dates: 2003 April 6

William Bradford Burch papers, 2005 April 7, 1942-1945

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 File 893
Scope and Contents note

Materials contain a memoir of William Bradford Burch about his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He describes his work with sonar equipment, the U.S.S. Conyngham's travels through the South Pacific, and combat and kamikaze attacks. Also contains a history of the U.S.S. Conyngham (2006), copied photographs, and a photocopied Navy letter (1945). Dated 1942-1945, April 7, 2005.

Dates: 2005 April 7; 1942-1945

Glenn H. Parkin papers, before 2001

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 File 898
Scope and Contents note Materials contain a personal history in a spiral bound book of Glenn H. Parkin regarding his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Book includes copies of newspaper and magazine articles, maps, Navy documents, certificates, photographs, excerpts from a Navy history, historical information about the U.S.S. Hoel, and comic book pages. File also contains an article (1997) about Parkin's experiences with the family of one of his buddies who was killed during the war. Dated before...
Dates: before 2001

Thomas Eldon Adams papers, 1999 November

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 File 901
Scope and Contents note

Materials contain a transcribed interview of Thomas Eldon Adams conducted by Vance Calder in 1999. Interview describes Adams' service in the U.S. Navy during World War II, specifically cribes being on the U.S.S. Utah when it was attacked at Pearl Harbor. Dated November 1999.

Dates: 1999 November

Keith Parkin history, 2000, 1945

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2 File 902
Scope and Contents note

Material contains a brief history of Keith Parkin regarding his service in the U.S. Army during World War II. Describes his experiences during and after the war, and the medals he received. Dated 1945, 2000.

Dates: 2000; 1945

Eldin E. Simpson history, 1998-1999

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 15
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 8 File 905
Scope and Contents note

Material contains the personal history of Eldin Simpson regarding his service in the U.S. Army during World War II. Describes landing on Normandy Beach and fighting throughout France and Germany, getting sick, recovering, and being transferred to the military police near Paris, where he remained until the end of the war. Also describes bringing supplies to Berlin after the war. Compiled by his wife Josephine. Dated 1998-1999.

Dates: 1998-1999

Don Everett Packham memoir and photographs, 1944-1945, 1999-2001

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 9
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 2 File 899
Scope and Contents note

Material contains a memoir written by Don Everett Packham in 2001 about his military experiences in the U.S. Air Force during World War II from 1942-1945. Describes flying combat missions over France and Germany and tells the story of his last combat mission in 1945, when he was shot down over Germany. Contains photographs of Packham and his P38 plane during the war and a more recent photograph of him. Dated 1944-1945, 1999-2001.

Dates: 1944-1945; 1999-2001

Olive Violet Osterwise O'Mara photographs of military experiences, approximately 1945, 2006

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 5 Sub-Series 3 Sub-Series 2 File 897
Scope and Contents

Materials contain copied photographs of Olive Violet Osterwise O'Mara regarding her service in the U.S. Navy W.A.V.E.S. during World War II. The photographs depict O'Mara, the staff of a projector repair shop in New York City, and other groups. Also contains a cassette tape with an interview. Dated approximately 1945 and 2006.

Dates: approximately 1945; 2006

LuRae M. Greenwood memoir, 1997 March 7

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 5 Sub-Series 7 File 894
Scope and Contents

Materials contain a memoir written by LuRae M. Greenwood about her work in the Manti, Utah parachute plant during World War II. She describes learning of Pearl Harbor and the living conditions of the families in Manti. Describes the processes and materials used in the plant. Dated March 7, 1997.

Dates: 1997 March 7

Betty Lucille Dean Burch memoir and photograph, 1943, 2006 April 6

 File — Box: 40, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 5 Sub-Series 7 File 896
Scope and Contents

Materials contain a short memoir by Betty Lucille Dean Burch about the experiences of her and her husband, Bill, during World War II. She describes their dating and marriage, her writing and visits to Bill while he was in the U.S. Navy, some of his experiences, and his return home and recovery. Contains a copied photograph of their wedding. Dated 1943 and April 6, 2006.

Dates: 1943; 2006 April 6