17 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1939-1945--Japan.

  1. Gerhard Alden Gesell papers, 1913-2003

    69,000 items. 193 containers plus 6 oversize and 1 classified. 78 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Judge and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of writings, speeches, agenda and minutes of meetings, opinions, orders, dockets, notes, sentencing information, case files, and other legal papers and material pertaining primarily to Gesell's career as judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and documenting his cases in the areas of civil rights, constitutional law, antitrust matters, patent cases, and government regulations.

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  2. United States Strategic Bombing Survey : [reports]

    109 items. -- Science Section, Researcher Engagement and General Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    During World War II, the United States undertook massive aerial attacks against cities and industrial areas in the Pacfic Theater of Operations (PTO) to destroy Japanese military forces. After the surrender of Japan on August 15, 1945, the United States Strategic Bombing Survey (USSBS) was ordered by President Harry S. Truman to study the effects of this strategic bombing in the Pacific. Organized in November 1944, the USSBS was assigned two tasks: to establish a basis for evaluating the importance and potential of air power as an instrument of military strategy, and to plan the future development of the armed forces. The USSBS conducted surveys in both Europe (European War reports) and the Pacific (Pacific War reports).

  3. Donald T. Giles papers, 1926-1982

    250 items. 8 containers. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States Navy officer. Correspondence, notebooks, photographs, and printed matter chiefly documenting Giles's incarceration as a Japanese prisoner of war from 1941 to 1945.

  4. Theodore Stark Wilkinson Jr. papers, 1893-1971

    5,550 items. 31 containers plus 3 oversize. 10.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    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.

  5. Herbert Bain Knowles papers, 1941-1945

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

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    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 Pacific during World War II.

  6. Lawrence E. Glendenin papers, 1935-2009

    850 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Nuclear chemist and co-discoverer of Promethium, element 61 on the periodic table of elements. Subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, biographical material, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and awards documenting Glendenin's work on the Manhattan Project, the Bikini Scientific Resurvey, and his career at Argonne National Laboratory.

  7. Curtis E. LeMay papers, 1918-1969

    131,550 items. 243 containers plus 14 classified and 4 oversize. 90 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Aviator and U.S. Army and Air Force officer. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, teletype messages, flight orders, mission reports, strategic plans and operation reports, appointment calendars, maps, photographs, commissions, scrapbooks, and other papers chiefly concerning LeMay's career as an aviator and officer in the U.S. Army and Air Force and as a vice-presidential candidate in 1968.

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  8. Robert Kleiman papers, 1935-1983

    5,000 items. 15 containers plus 1 classified and 9 oversize. 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, propaganda material including leaflets, newspapers, printed matter, and ephemera, interrogations of prisoners of war, reports, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating chiefly to Kleiman's service with the United States Office of War Information during World War II and pertaining to psychological warfare and the use of propaganda in the Far East, with a much smaller portion reflecting his work as a journalist before and after the war.

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  9. Edward S. Crocker II and Lispenard Seabury Crocker papers, 1892-2003

    3,800 items. 12 containers plus 2 oversize. 5 linear feet. 8 digital files (2.80 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Foreign service officer and his wife. Correspondence, films in digital format, photographs, memoranda from Tokyo Embassy prior to bombing of Pearl Harbor as well as a diary kept after the bombing recording daily activities while detained by Japan inside the embassy, and other papers related to postings, 1924-1941, in El Salvador, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Poland, and Sweden, and family matters in New England and New York.

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  10. K.C. Emerson papers, 1937-1994

    900 items. 10 containers plus 2 oversize. 4 linear feet. 4 digital files (55.08 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Army officer, entomologist, prisoner of war. Correspondence, notebooks, military papers, writings, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers as well as digital files of sound recordings pertaining to Emerson's life and career in the United States Army, both as an officer and as a civilian, with a particular emphasis on his experience as a prisoner of war in World War II. The papers also document his work as an entomologist focusing on lice.

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