May 2, 2017, (unprocessed), 3.18 cubic feet; This collection contains eleven military grid coordinate system maps (1935, 1938, 1943-1945) used in World War II fighting. The maps belonged to Cmdr. Lynn Forbes Barry, a member of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1941. During the war he served as a Lt. Commander in the Navigation Dept. on the USS Nevada (but not at Pearl Harbor). Several maps (1944) document the French Northern Coast, Southeastern Coast, Mediterranean area, and Marseille region (1935, 1943-1944). Others are of the Italian East Coast and former Yugoslavia West Coast (1938), Okinawa (1945), and Iwo Jima (marked Secret). Most have marks indicating enemy fortifications, and also airfields, roads, train routes, and coastlines, and some marks are unidentified. Gift of Kathy Barry Boone.
Gift of Kathy Barry Boone
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Cdr. Lynn F. Barry and Betty J. Barry Collection (#1298), East Carolina Manuscription Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA