World War, 1939-1945
Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:
The 348th AirCorDet was a College Training Detachment of the Army Air Forces. While receiving training at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, the 348th were occupants of the 3rd floor of Love Library. Bernard E Bailey, an occupant of Love Library, personally handled all regulation requirements of the 348th AirCorDet.
Contains World War II widow Betty Owen’s collected materials of living and deceased World War II widows from the Rainbow Division Veterans Association. Materials include directories, memorial files, lists of birth and death dates, obituaries, correspondence, and other biographical materials.
Oral history interview: digital file of interview video and a transcript. The interview discusses medical education at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in the early twentieth century and World War Two.
The Clifford D. Kantz papers are composed of the retired U.S. Air Force Major's remininsces and copies of documents related to his U.S. Air Force career and life beginning in World War II and continuing into civilian life.
The postcard image is of a starved, Jewish, male concentration camp survivor wearing the striped uniform of prisoners being held up by a young, healthy, and muscular Jewish man in front of a low-slung brick structure. On the reverse side the postcard contains a block of 4 Minhelet Ha'am Theodor Herzl stamps with Tel Aviv 'Doar' overprint tied by purple Tel Aviv cancels and addressed to Palestine.
This collection contains 12 Nazi posters(WWII), nazi flag, 3 sucusacas[sp.?], run of "The Stars and Stripes(1945), photo album (WWII Germany)
Also includes two leather cases with canteens inside and a fur covered knapsack.
This collection contains 12 Nazi posters(WWII), a Nazi flag, 3 sucusacas[sp.?], a run of "The Stars and Stripes (1945), and a photo album from Germany during WWII.
The materials include a handwritten diary, general, special and restricted military orders from Camp's ROTC service and as part of the U.S. Army. Camp's scrapbook includes correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings following World War II. One of Camp's ancestors served in the Civil War and the letters he wrote between 1862 and 1864 were transcribed and self-published by Andrew J. Morris in 1984.
The correspondence is comprised of approximately 100 letters that were written by Goldenstein to his wife, Valda, in Burr, Nebraska. Many of them are v-mail copies.
The collection consists of newspapers dealing with the occupation of France by the Nazi forces during World War II. The collection also contains other publications, including a letter written in 1939. The newspapers urge French citizens to support French troops in the fight against Germany. Many of these newspapers were created by clandestine and revolutionary groups, both before the start of the war and during the war.
This collection includes 4 folders, a map, and two German Army gasmasks in canisters. Contents of the folders include a proposed itinerary for a tour of American WWII Battlefields in Northern Europe, photographs, a volume of Invade Mecum No. 4, and a volume of First United States Army, Report of Operations 20 October 1943 to 1 August 1944, Annex No. 3 to 11, which contains lists of units, operations reports, graphs, and charts.
Jack Plasters, WWII Military records contains Plaster’s diploma, photos, and World War II military patches and pins. Also included are several scrapbooks documenting Plaster’s 50th high school reunion and his experience in the U.S. Navy while stationed on the U.S.S. Baltimore and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii during World War II.
This collection contains the materials Sloup collected during service in WWII. Materials include biographical information, correspondence, records and a scrapbook. The scrapbook is of particular interest in that it contains many photographs of Sloup’s post in the Aleutian islands. These photos depict both military equipment and duties but also provide an insight into life in the barracks.
The collection contains 1 film reel and photographs of U.S. war planes during WWII.
This collection includes materials from Travel & Transport, Inc., Nebraska tourism, and Haulaway, Inc. Also included are materials gathered from Lawrence Youngman’s interest in Nebraska aviation and air travel in general and from the months he spent in Europe as an Omaha World-Herald correspondent during World War II.