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World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Edward L. Hart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2695
Scope and Contents The collection mainly focuses on Hart's career as an English professor at Brigham Young University. It includes his academic papers from middle school through college, including LDS seminary; U.S. Navy and Japanese Language School records from his service during World War II; writings and compositions (including books, articles and speeches, poetry, and music, both manuscripts and published material), both as a student and a professional, including drafts and recordings of his hymn, "Our...
Dates: 1825-2008

Glenn Embree WWII photographs and negatives, approximately 1940-1945

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8684 Series 1 File 1
Scope and Contents

Series contains photographs of Glenn Embree's time in the United States Amy Air Forces during WWII. Included are photographs of people and lands of China, Japan, India, and Philippines, including aerial shots. Photographs of the 14th Air Force in China and Embree's time at Yale and at Lowry Field, Colorado Photo School are also included. Materials dated approximately 1940-1945.

Dates: approximately 1940-1945

Japanese photo album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197233641627]
Identifier: MSS 8243
Scope and Contents

Materials include a photo album belonging to an unidentified Japanese family from between approximately 1939 and 1945. The photo album contains photographs of people, places, and events in Japan. There are also some Japanese documents and some newspaper articles in English about Japan during World War II.

Dates: approximately 1939-1945

Morris R. Jeppson collection of "The Only Surviving Parts of the First Atomic Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima"

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197221961292]
Identifier: MSS 7646
Scope and Contents Contains a booklet with photocopies of the handwritten account of Morris R. Jeppson and his experience dropping the atomic bomb. He worked as the weapons electronics officer and made sure the bomb was properly armed before it was released. He shares information on how the bomb worked and his specific role in the process. News articles honoring Jeppson are also included. Photo copies of select documents relating to his Air Force service, and other photographs may be found with the materials....
Dates: Approximately 1945-2001


 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330018]
Identifier: MSS SC 3059
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1980

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

 Collection — Oversize-folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232573698]
Identifier: MSS 8379
Scope and Contents

Material is a print from the original negative of Joe Rosenthal's Pulitzer Prize winning photograph of five Marines and one Navy corpsman raising the American flag on Mount Suribachi during the battle of Iwo Jima during World War II on February 23, 1945.

Dates: 1945 February 23

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima / Joe Rosenthal

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232573631]
Identifier: MSS 8628
Scope and Contents

Materials include one print of Joe Rosenthal's photograph "Raising the flag on Iwo Jima". It depicts five members of the U.S. Armed Forces raising an American flag. The photograph is dated 23 February 1945. There is a note inscribed on the back which reads: "10/21/91 Dear Nelson, Brent Peterson foned [sic.] to ask if I had a print of the flag photo for you. Here 'tis. Cheers, Joe Rosenthal"

Dates: 1945 February 23

To Japan with encouragement and hope

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225523031]
Identifier: MSS SC 3060
Scope and Contents

Jacobsen writes about being held in captivity by the Japanese for three and one-half years in the Philippines and Japan during World War II. Comments on the strength that he derived from his belief in the Mormon Church and in his family.

Dates: 2000