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Battle of Wakde-Sarmi Collection

(Manuscript Collection #956)

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Title: Battle of Wakde-Sarmi Collection
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 0.0040 Cubic feet, 1 container, 1 item, 1 volume .

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Accessions Information

October 23, 2003, (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.004 cubic feet; The Battle of Wakde-Sarmi [April - October 1944], by William Stuart Morgan, Jr. (©1975 William Stuart Morgan, Jr.) pertaining to the defeat of the Japanese Army's 36th Division, on the north shore of Dutch New Guinea [West Irian] by the 6th U.S. Army's Tornado Task Force, commanded by Brig. General Jens A. Doe, consisting of the reinforced 163d Regimental Combat Team of the 41st Infantry Division, and Naval Task Force 77, commanded by Rear Admiral N, Fechteler. Donor: Maj. William S. Morgan, Jr. (USMC, ret.)

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Battle of Wakde-Sarmi Collection (#956), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of William S. Morgan, Jr.

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Mark Custer, January 2, 2008


Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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