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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Sagl, Women's Army Corps Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0047
Scope and Contents The collection contains Sagl's personal and selected official correspondence, documents and publications created by or for the WAC, and materials created by the United States War Department that Sagl received during her service in the WAC. The correspondence records her experiences as a trainee and as an officer stationed in Texas and Arkansas during World War II. It particularly addesses the position of women in the United States during the war.
Dates: 1942-1992

Rainbow Division Veterans Association (RDVA), Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0104
Scope and Contents The arrangement of the RDVA records is the result of a collaborative effort between the RDVA Archives and the Archives and Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries.The records are divided into nine series: World War I, World War II, Dachau, National RDVA, RDVA Chapters, RDVA Memorial Foundation, RDVA Auxiliary, Individual Papers, and Audio/Visual. Within these series, the items are defined by type and include several formats, such as: awards, correspondence,...
Dates: 1914-1999

World War II Soldier Diary

 Collection — Box MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0112
Identifier: MSS-0112
Content Description The diary of a young man from the Midwest who enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1945 documents his enlistment and early days in the U.S. military during the waning days of World War II. The unidentified young man is attending school in Illinois as noted in the early entries when he receives a draft notice. He mentions Shelbyville, Effingham, and Sullivan as well as traveling through Fort Sheridan before arriving at a base in Georgia for his training. He mentions attending a lecture about sex...
Dates: 1945