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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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Thomas Jack Carpenter, Soldier, World War II Narrative and Letters

Collection Number: A&M.3772
Overview Reminiscence and transcripts of letters by T. Jack Carpenter regarding his World War II experiences. The reminiscence of six pages, written in 1998, chronicles in summary form the life of Jack Carpenter from 1940 to 1946, starting from his high school years in Middlebourne, West Virginia through 1946, the year he was discharged. The letters, dating from 1 May 1945 through 14 October 1946, document in detail his training at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, and Camp Livingston, Louisiana; trip overseas...
Dates: 1945-1946, 1998; Majority of material found within 1945-1946