25 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American.

  1. Edward Ellsberg papers, 1891-2008

    10,000 items ; 43 containers ; 17.2 linear feet ; 123 digital files (3.1875 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Navy officer and author. Notebooks, correspondence, memoranda, lectures, articles, book drafts, short stories, play drafts, radio scripts, patents, military files, newspaper clippings, digital files, and other material relating to Ellsberg's service as an engineer and naval salvage expert. Also included are drafts and research files relating to John Doughty Alden's book entitled...

  2. 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...

  3. 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.

  4. J.F. Shafroth papers, 1926-1945

    1,800 items ; 7 containers ; 4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Official correspondence, memoranda, directives, and reports sent to William Frederick Halsey and Chester W. Nimitz relating primarily to Shafroth's experiences as a commander in the South Pacific and head of a task group that conducted the first heavy bombardment of Japan during World War II. Includes material relating to Shafroth's course work at the Army War College.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. William D. Leahy papers, 1897-1959

    8,000 items ; 17 containers plus 2 oversize ; 7.4 linear feet ; 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer, diplomat, and governor of Puerto Rico. Diaries, correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating to Leahy's naval and diplomatic career.

  9. William H.P. Blandy papers, 1913-1977

    400 items ; 2 containers plus 4 oversize ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, reports, speeches, biographical material, scrapbooks, and clippings relating chiefly to Blandy's World War II service as head of the United States Navy Department Bureau of Ordnance and afterward as director of Operation Crossroads, the atomic tests at Bikini Atoll in 1946.

  10. John Wills Greenslade papers, 1847-1961

    2,870 items ; 11 containers plus 17 oversize ; 15.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, subject files, dispatches, contracts, blueprints, charts, maps, tables, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other papers documenting Greenslade's career in the United States Navy from the Spanish-American War through both world wars.