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Thomas P. McArthur papers, 1944-1946

 File — Box: 11, Folder: 14
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2 File 284

Scope and Contents

Materials include letters written to Thomas P. McArthur's wife and friends describing living conditions on the front lines during his service in the U.S. Army during World War II. Included is the key to a code, devised to tell his family where he was stationed and where he was going, that he included in his letters. Contains his transfer orders and division newsletters. Also contains a wide selection of German and American propaganda dropped behind enemy lines to discourage troops. Photographs show McArthur in training camp, with his company, and in his theater of combat. Also included are photographs of his fellow soldiers, the Italian countryside, and captured cities. Dated 1944-1946.


  • 1944-1946

Language of Materials

Materials in Italian, German, and English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Saints at War Project records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


1 folder

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States