Newsmap. Monday, September 14, 1942 : week of September 4 to September 11

Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Russia, Madagascar, New Guinea, North Africa, China, Solomon Islands, Shipping, Galapagos Islands, Western Europe, Iceland. Large world map is keyed to text and illustrates time zones around the world. Inset maps show The push on Port Moresby; The Russian front. Includes photographs: The flag goes up, Marine bombers take off, Badly damged hangar, Inspecting a Flying Fortress at Malta, Memorial services for those killed during the Battle of Midway, Business end of Pom-Pom, Catafighter, U.S. Marines toughen up each other. Back: Maps Are Not True For All Purposes. 15 illustrations are accompanied by text describing some of the methods used to represent the world on a two-dimensional surface.
Date: September 14, 1942
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 296th week of the war, 178th week of U.S. participation

Front: Victory in Europe--map overlays photograph of military prisoners ; map of Japan and Japanese-held areas includes text pointer giving current and projected troop strength of Japanese military forces. Back: [text and ill.]: This is why we fight-- [Concentration camp victims]./ Photo on back: Pfc. James L. Watkins, Oakland, Cal., 106th Inf. Div is examined by Army personnel after rescue.
Date: May 14, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch.
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

[Three Soldiers in Germany]

Photograph of Charles W. Lorenz, Jess Ponce, and Nicholas Carricino standing together holding mugs and food. A wooden fence and a house is visible behind them.
Date: May 14, 1945
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Portal to Texas History
Oral History Interview with Gordon Patrick Hannan, April 22, 2002 (open access)

Oral History Interview with Gordon Patrick Hannan, April 22, 2002

Interview with Gordon Patrick Hannan, a paratrooper veteran of World War II, serving in Africa, Italy, and the Netherlands. Hannan answers questions regarding his service, such as the jumps he made over Italy and Holland. Also covered is his participation in liberating one of the German concentration camps.
Date: May 14, 2003
Creator: Meschede, Robert & Hannan, Gordon Patrick
Object Type: Text
System: The Portal to Texas History

Oral History Interview with Harold Salfen, February 14, 2000

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community
Interview with Harold Salfen, a Army Air Force WWII veteran from O'Fallon, Missouri. Salfen discusses his hometown and family background, his childhood and education, working in St. Louis, attending the University of Missouri, joining the Army Air Force and training, operating a ground radar in the European Theater, liberating Buchenwald Concentration Camp, the end of the war, and returning home. In appendix is a biography/resumé of Salfen's.
Date: February 14, 2000
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Salfen, Harold
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library

Oral History Interview with Harry Bradford Urey, Jr., October 14, 1999

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Transcript of an interview with Harry Bradford Urey, Jr., a mechanical engineer and Army Air Forces veteran (454th Bomb Squadron, 323rd Bomb Group, 9th Air Force), concerning his experiences as a B-26 pilot in the European Theater during World War II.
Date: October 14, 1999
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Urey, Harry Bradford, Jr.
Object Type: Book
System: The UNT Digital Library