World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Typewritten autobiography as told through letters written by Mayland during World War II. Most of these items were written to family members. She was stationed in Missouri and Texas during the war. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Jun. 1943 and married Lawrence Mayland on 22 Sept. 1945.
Transcript of an interview conducted by R. Scott Windhorst for the Ray Hillam war project. This interview has been combined with a previous talk given by Dr. Melville to a 379R Political Science class, taught by Dr. Hillam. It concerns his experiences as a B-17 bomber pilot, during World War II. We will start this interview by having Dr. Melville explain the conditions that got him involved in the war.
Typed autobiography. Ora Mae Sorensen was born in 1922 in Taylor, Texas and married Edmond Preston Hyatt in 1945. Many letters addressed to family memers have been typed into the autobiography which largely describes her military service as a nurse. She served mainly in the Pacific area.
Typewritten autobiography and poem. Bevan tells about his training as an anti-aircraft gunner and describes his experiences with the 29th Infantry Division in World War II. He landed at the Omaha Beach in Normandy and fought through France. He entered Germany in the Aachen area, fought in the Rhur region, and was with U.S. forces that met Soviet troops on the Elbe River inside Germany. The poem is dedicated to a friend who saved Bevan's life in the war.
Typed autobiography. Olsen was from Blanding, Utah, and she was trained as a nurse at the University of Utah. During the war, she served in Camp Roberts in California. She married Ernest Olson in 1944.
Inteview by Arthur Chapman concerning his student experiences, war experiences, and graduate education and subsequent appointment as professor of Zoology at Brigham Young University.