United States. Army
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Crippen and Beck Family World War II Papers
Identifier: M/A 0375
Description of Contents Correspondence, memoir, compiled documents, photo album scrapbooks, and paper weight made from defused artillery shell documenting the experiences of two members of Amy Rea's family in World War II. Crippen's materials include a memoir he wrote, originals and photocopies of documents charting his service in the U.S. Navy, extensive photograph albums and the paperweight he created from defused Japanese artillery shell detonators on Guadalcanal. Crippen’s photos include his training in the...
Dates: 1942 - 2004
Jack Kotthoff World War II Papers
Identifier: M/A 0387
Description of Contents This collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Jack Kotthoff during his European service in World War II and documents from the Battery C 217th and Battery B 49th veterans' organization from the late 1940s to the early 2000s. The scrapbook contains black and white photographs and other mementos of Kotthoff's service in Iceland, Scotland, England, France, Belgium, and the Rhineland. Documents from the veterans' organization are chiefly annual reunion minutes and mailing...
Dates: 1941 - 2003