September 21, 2014, 0.25 cu. ft.; This collection consists of a WWII diary (October 5, 1942-March 9, 1943) kept by Lt. Thomas M. Clement during his service aboard the USS
Philadelphia, newspaper clippings concerning the
Philadelphia, citations of service for Clement, leave passes, morning orders, and the Sixth Birthday Edition of the History of the
Philadelphia (September 23, 1943) printed aboard ship. Clement's diary documents the
Philadelphia's service during the Invasion of North Africa, especially the assault on Safi and Casablanca. Purchased, with state funds, from Denning House Antiquarian Books & Manuscripts, Lancaster, PA.
Purchased from Denning House Antiquarian Books & Manuscripts
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Thomas M. Clement Papers (#1237), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Processed by Kaitlin Clothier November 11, 2015