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Destroyer Escort Commanding Officers Collection: USS Hopping (DE-155) Records (Manuscript Collection #564-010)

Records (1943–1946) of the escort ship USS Hopping (DE-155), attached to Escort Division 6 of the Atlantic Fleet during World War II and including war diaries, action reports, and miscellaneous material relating to U-Boat attacks, anti-submarine warfare, etc.

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Edward P. Leahy Papers (Manuscript Collection #311)

Papers (1943-1945) consisting of a memoir, with preface, maps, table of content, describing the author's experiences in Co. D., 20th Marines (Engineers), 4th Marine Division, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II, including the battles for the Marshall Islands, Saipan, Tinian, and Iwo Jima.

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Walter Francis Larson Papers (Manuscript Collection #90)

Papers (1844-1945) consisting memoir, diary, photographs, description of imprisonment, prisoner of war camp, diary, move on foot covering 603 miles, wartime log.

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Beverly W. White Papers (Manuscript Collection #144)

Papers (1942) consisting of log of events, diary, routine and training.

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Paul J. Fontana Papers (Manuscript Collection #278)

Papers (1933-1973) of U. S. Marine Corps aviation officer (Major Gen.) who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, and who retired as commander of the Cherry Point, NC Marine Air Station, including correspondence, reports, war diaries, citations, certificates, and military records. See also related Oral History #30.

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Robert W. Hayler Papers (Manuscript Collection #540)

Papers (1942-1943) including correspondence, diaries, photocopies, citations, awards, photographs, and a summary of important events.

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Gerald L. Hill Papers (Manuscript Collection #153)

Papers (1943-1945) consisting of photocopies, letters, biography, cruise history, map and commissioning papers.

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Thomas C. Buell Papers (Manuscript Collection #538)

Papers (1941-1945) including typescript anecdotes, information on decoding a message, problems on variety of food, toilet articles, and miscellaneous.

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Destroyer Escort Commanding Officers Collection: Carroll F. Sweet Jr. Papers (Manuscript Collection #564-012)

Autobiographical account (undated entitled "Navy Daze, 1939–1945", including narrative service on the USS Ranger (CV-4) and command of the USS SC-738 and the USS Kyne (DE-744).

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Fairfax Kirkwood Dillon Papers (Manuscript Collection #189)

Papers (1917-1962) consisting of correspondence, wartime photographs, newspaper clippings, military orders.

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Saunders Family Collection (Manuscript Collection #964)

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John W. Newsom Papers (Manuscript Collection #634)

Papers (1937-1962) including correspondence, journals, maps, dispatches, orders, educational material, flight log, pilot names, etc.

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Douglas R. Woodworth Diary (Manuscript Collection #333)

Collection consists of a diary (1944-1945) kept by Sgt. Douglas R. Woodworth, a radio operator serving with a B-24 bomber crew attached to the 1st Division of the 8th United States Army Air Force, while stationed in England during World War II.

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John W. Graham Papers (Manuscript Collection #457)

Papers (1941-1943) including notes book, sketches, reduction in losses, types of ships, types of mines, instruction on navigation, etc.

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Leonora Febre Papers (Manuscript Collection #454)

Papers (1941-1945) including autobiographical sketch, Tagalog Language, Filipino hardship during World War II.