William B. Martin Papers, 1942-1945, 2006 (bulk 1942-1945)

Manuscript Collection #1226

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: William B. Martin Papers
    Creator: Martin, William B.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection (1942-1945, 2006) of documents, maps, printed materials, etc., relating to his service as a Quartermaster 3d Class aboard the USS ANN ARUNDEL (AP-76) during World War II, including autobiographical accounts of four voyages, and descriptions of its actions during the Normandy invasion of 6 June 1944.
    Extent: 0.05 Cubic feet, 1 archival box, consisting of documents, maps, printed material and autobiographical accounts
  • Biographical / Historical Note
     

    William B. Martin was born on October 29, 1924, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. His naval service began with attending Quartermaster School in Newport, Rhode Island, after which he was assigned to the USS ANN ARUNDEL, a troop ship, just before Christmas 1943. He served throughout the remainder of World War II and during the early post-war period as a Quartermaster 3d Class aboard the USS ANN ARUNDEL (AP-7).

  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    December 3, 2013, (unprocessed) 0.05 cubic feet, 16 items; Collection (1942-1945, 2006) of documents, maps, printed materials, etc., relating to his service as a Quartermaster 3d Class aboard the USS ANN ARUNDEL (AP-76) during World War II, including autobiographical accounts of four voyages, and descriptions of its actions during the Normandy invasion of 6 June 1944. Gift of William B. Martin.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of William B. Martin

    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

    William B. Martin Papers (#1226), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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