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World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:

135th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron photograph album

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2956

355 personal photographs taken by members of the 35th photo reconnaissance squadron, 272 mounted on cardstock, 82 loose; 1 binder made from aluminum from an aircraft used by the squadron, the binder contains a yellowing photograph fixed in the spine with scotch tape; 2-page personal written history and poem by creator.

Dates: approximately 1940-1949

John Hortt Adams personal history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328939]
Identifier: MSS SC 2986
Scope and Contents Narrative and photographic images concerning his childhood in Kanab, Utah; attendance at Brigham Young University; living in Hollywood, California; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; marriage; travels; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Seattle, Washington, 1989-1990; owning and running Grandview Miniature Golf Course in Provo, Utah; and working as accountant at BYU Financial Services. Also contains significant information about his family, including an...
Dates: 1997

Wylma J. Callahan Ade autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341197]
Identifier: MSS 2610
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Ade was born in Iowa in 1920. She served as a nurse in the United States military from 1942 to 1946. She served on the island of Espirutu Santo in the New Hebrides and in other areas as well. She also writes about her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ade worked for many years as a public health nurse and retired in 1979.

Dates: 2002

Edwin J. Allen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2283

This collection consists of the personal papers of Edwin John Allen, Jr. The contents pertain to his service as a missionary in Japan, as well as a naval officer. Also included are some papers and personal affects of his son, Thomas Allen.

Dates: approximately 1912-1945

Lola Prestwich Lamoreaux autobiography

 Item — Folder 1
Identifier: MSS 2685
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Lamoreaux attended the Dr. W. H. Grove Latter Day Saint Hospital School of Nursing in Salt Lake City, Utah, and joined the U.S. Army on 1 Dec. 1944. She writes about her training and various assignments in the army. She married Donald C. Lamaroeaux in 1948.

Dates: approximately 2000

Ben Bahlmann interviews

Identifier: MSS 3006
Scope and Contents

Transcripts and audiocassette recordings of interviews with World War II veterans. Interviews were conducted by Ben Bahlmann between 1998 and 2000.

Dates: 1998-2000

Michael J. Bandler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2210

13 looseleaf notebooks and 2 reels of microfilm containing research for a James Stewart biography.

Dates: approximately 1970

Llewellyn A. Banks papers

Identifier: MSS 9547
Scope and Contents

Collection includes three optical discs that contain oral histories of Llewellyn A. Banks concerning his military service in the United States Army during World War II, specifically in operation Target Okinawa. Materials are dated 2006-2009.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2006-2009

LeGrand Meyer Bernards personal history

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230328947]
Identifier: MSS SC 2987
Scope and Contents

Shares memories of his childhood in Salt Lake City, Utah; Latter-day Saint mission in Hawaii, 1941-1944; marriage; service in the U.S. Navy during World War II; and work at Brigham Young University Print Services, 1968-1983. The history was recorded by the author's daughter, Lani Bernards Braithwaite.

Dates: 1996-1997

Memories from the life of Earl L. Blomberg

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329440]
Identifier: MSS SC 3035
Scope and Contents

Printed autobiography. Blomberg tells about his early life, family, and experiences in the United States Army in the Pacific Theater during the Second World War. He fought in a number of campaigns including Guadalcanal and the Philippine Islands, where he served as a member of the Alamo Scouts. He was seriously wounded at the end of the war. "Recorded in 1995 by his wife Evelyn Blomberg, Edited by Lin Floyd, Layout by Daniel Hatch."

Dates: 1995