World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Personal narratives
Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:
Typescript of an interview conducted by Dixie Van Orman on 7 March 1985 for Hillam's War Project at Brigham Young University. The item was transcribed from the included sound tape. Christensen talks about his training and his deployment to Europe in 1944. He first saw combat in the Battle of the Bulge and participated in an air drop behind the Rhine River in Germany in 1945.
Describes being captured by the Japanese in the Philippines during World War II, the Bataan Death March, and his three and one-third years as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan. Also included are two photographs of Poole in his military uniform and a note stating that his son later served in Japan as a missionary for the Mormon Church. Also on microfilm.
Typescript of an interview by Rory Reid on 26 Jan. 1985 for Dr. Hillam's War Project at Brigham Young University. Also included is the reel-to-reel sound tape from which the interview was transcribed. Johnson talks about joining the Army Air Corps, his training, and his combat missions in the Pacific area.
Typed autobiography. Reiser writes about her training as a nurse at the L.D.S. Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, and about her service in the U.S. Army Cadet Nurse Corps. She also writes about her courtship and marriage to A. Hamer Reiser on 7 January 1946.
Typed and bound autobiography of Hall including many photographs of World War II in Euorpe. Hall wrote about joining the army in 1943, his training, and subsequent service in Great Britain, France, and Germany. He served in the 103rd Infantry Division for the United States Army.