World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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
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
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.