World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns
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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Other Folder 1 in Box G
Identifier: 500-AppMs 431
Scope and Contents The Edward R. Feagins Memoir consists of a photocopied 105-page typescript reminiscence of the donor's experiences as a private soldier in the United States Army during World War II. The reminiscence documents Feagins basic training at Fort McClellan, Alabama (October 1943-February 1944); his journey on a transport ship from Newport News, Virginia, to North Africa; his combat experiences in Italy and France (May 1944-March 1945) as a private first class in Company E, 143rd Infantry, 36th...
Collection — Other Folder 1 in Box I
Scope and Contents The W. Hanes Lancaster, Jr. Collection consists of a bound typescript of Lancaster's World War II memoirs related to his military service titled, "A Military Adventure, 1943-1944-1945 for My Four Daughters," Lancaster completed the writing of his wartime reminiscence in 1997. The memoir describes Lancaster's experiences as a gunner aboards B-29 bombers in the Asian and Pacific theatres during World War II, including bombing missions into China and Japan.