World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview George D. Brunton (1924-2009), born in McGill, Nevada, was inducted into the U.S. Army on March 23, 1943 and discharged on February 6, 1946. The collection includes manuscript letters from Brunton written while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, to his family in McGill, Nevada; typescripts of those letters; photographs; and White Pine County school publications (1942-1996).
Dates: 1942-1996; Majority of material found within 1942-1946
Overview Carl Feodor Heintze (1922-2014) worked for the San Jose News (California) and was a reporter and editor for the San Jose Mercury. The collection includes unpublished manuscripts, novels, non-fiction work, short stories, and poems. Also included is correspondence from Heintze to his mother documents his Army experience during World War II and overseas experiences in France.
Abstract Leslie-Lynn Grant Davis was a Reno, Nevada resident and relative of John Henry McLoughlin. Manuscript of an oral history of John Henry "Mac" McLoughlin, 1923-1995, who describes growing up in Marysville and Yuba City, California; his career in the U.S. Army, including service in World War II and the Vietnam Conflict; his love for piloting helicopters; and his subsequent career as a civilian helicopter pilot in northern Nevada and northern California
Abstract Personal reminiscences of Carpenter's World War II experiences with the 856th Bomb Squadron, U.S. Army Air Force, based in England.
Abstract Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings of the column "Reno review" from the Nevada state journal between 1938-1956 and created by Gladys Belknap Rowley; plus correspondence related to the column; columns written by Brewster Adams ("Values in the rough") containing comments directed to Rowley; and comments, compliments, and critique she received about her work. Subjects of the columns generally about Reno, Rowley's family, the home front during World War II, experiences of Reno men in the war,...