World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of a bound autobiography (29 pages) and various letters, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to East's life and military service. East was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines in April 1942 and survived the Bataan Death March and over three years as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan. His autobiograpy mainly deals with his sufferings as a prisoner of war and with his faith in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Typewritten excerpts from the diary of an unnamed cadet nurse from 4 Jan. 1943 to 15 Nov. 1945. She served in the military from June 1944 to Dec. 1946. She writes about her experiences being trained as a nurse, treating patients, and the celebration in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the end of the war. The author requested that her name not be used.
Contains information about his life to 1964 including childhood; education; military life, including experiences as a paratrooper and in riggers school during World War II; church callings; occupations, including work at Brigham Young University; and genealogy sheets. Also includes photographic images of him at various points in his life.
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.
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.
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."
Contains three oral history interview transcripts created as assignments for a Brigham Young University course of modern Japanese history in 2008. Includes interviews with Russell and Annette Horiuchi. In the interviews, Russell and Annette describe their lives, growing up in Hawaii and Japan, their roles and experiences in World War II, their courtship and marriage, and their conversion to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.