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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas B. Toyn papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230337567]
Identifier: MSS 2743
Scope and Contents

Diary, autobiography, photographs, newspaper clippings, and histories. The typescript of his diary covers 7 February 1943 to 10 January 1944 while Toyn served as a fighter pilot. Also included is information on his life and service in the United States Air Force.

Dates: 1943-2000

Gail E. Waller interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330307]
Identifier: MSS SC 3175
Scope and Contents

Transcript of an interview conducted by Kelly J. Drake on 6 Aug. 1985 for the Ray Hillam military history project. Drake was in the United States Marine Corps starting in 1936 and later went into the United States Army in 1940. He served in North Africa for nine months and served in Sicily in 1943 with the ordinance section of the Seventh Army. He was later deployed to Germany in 1945 and met Russian troops on the Elbe River. Drake was sent home in July of 1945.

Dates: 1985 August 6