9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Navy--History--World War, 1939-1945.

  1. Walter Sullivan papers, 1929-1997

    75,000 items ; 214 containers plus 5 oversize ; 90 linear feet ; 243 digital files (12.82 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, lecture files, writings, reviews, wire service reports, notes, book files, alphabetical files, research files, maps, prints, photographs, digital files, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sullivan’s career as a journalist for the New York Times. Documents his years as a correspondent in China and Antarctica, and his work as a science writer and editor.

  2. Emory Scott Land papers, 1901-1972

    8,500 items ; 31 containers plus 2 oversize ; 13 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and public official. Correspondence, diary notes, speeches, copies of orders, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers chiefly relating to Land's government service as head of the U.S. Navy Bureau of Construction and Repair, chairman of the U.S. Maritime Commission, and chief administrator of the U.S. War Shipping Administration. Includes material relating to his...

  3. John Wills Greenslade correspondence transcripts, 1900-2010

    7,000 items ; 9 containers ; 3.6 linear feet ; 420 digital files (16.85 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Transcripts of correspondence, biographical material, and digital files relating to Greenslade's career in the United States Navy.

  4. Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945

    400 items ; 5 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, orders to duty, subject files concerning invasion plans and occupation reports for Guam, Japan, Kwajalein Islands (Marshall Islands), Leyte Island (Philippines), Lingayen (Luzon, Philippines), Okinawa Island (Japan), Saipan (Northern Mariana Islands), and Tarawa Atoll (Kiribati), and printed matter relating to Knowles's service with the Amphibious Forces in the...

  5. William Frederick Halsey papers, 1907-1959

    20,000 items ; 55 containers plus 2 oversize ; 22 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, war diaries, logs, journals, narratives of military campaigns, military orders, books, periodicals, poems, songs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia relating mostly to Halsey's social and business career after World War II, his personal life and club activities, and the history of American naval involvement in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

  6. Charles A. Lockwood papers, 1904-1967

    7,000 items ; 25 containers ; 9.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, writings, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating mainly to Lockwood's naval career during World War II as commander of the United States Submarine Force in the Pacific and his research and writings on submarines after his retirement.

  7. Ernest Joseph King papers, 1908-1966

    10,000 items. 39 containers. 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Official and general correspondence, orders to duty, speech, article, and book file, memoranda, notes, printed material, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to King's activities as commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet and chief of naval operations during World War II.

  8. Theodore Stark Wilkinson papers, 1893-1962

    800 items ; 17 containers plus 2 oversize ; 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Personal and official correspondence, speeches, memoranda, diaries, biographical information, dispatches, transcripts, maps, plans, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and a scrapbook relating to Wilkinson’s naval career.

  9. George C. Dyer papers, 1898-1988

    3,500 items ; 10 containers ; 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, speeches and lectures, research files, reports, biographical material, photographs, and printed matter relating to Dyer's naval career and to his publications, primarily his biographies of navy admirals during the World War II era.