The arrival and departure dates at each location are also recorded. The list is made on Y.M.C.A. stationery; the letterhead reads "American Y.M.C.A. / U.S. Army of Occupation. / Sinzig, on the Rhine, Germany. / 167th Reg. Rainbow Div."
Article from the Montgomery Advertiser about Brigadier General Charles L. Scott, who formed the Second Armored Division of the U.S. Army at at Fort Benning, Georgia. George S. Patton (only a colonel at the time) was in charge of training under...
Inside the cover is a list of the council's activities from 1941 to 1944, including the organization of defense councils in communities and high schools across the state; the recruitment of volunteers for civilian defense; the distribution of...
The pamphlet features two fold-out sections: the first is a map France showing the movements and accomplishments of the division, illustrated with humorous cartoons; the second shows images of the soldiers and the liberated cities. A note on the...
Gaskell served in the 407th U.S. Infantry Regiment during World War II. He received the citation "for gallantry in action against the enemy in Germany on 23 and 24 February 1945." A description of his actions is included.
McGhee served in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S. Missouri during World War II. In the letter he discusses the Japanese surrender on the Missouri; the occupation at Yokosuka Naval Base; and the bombing of several cities in Japan. Also...
Article from The Montgomery Advertiser about the eight Alabamians who have received the Congressional Medal of Honor: from the Civil War, Richard Taylor; from the Philippine Insurrection, Gordon Johnston; from World War I, Sidney E. Manning; from...
Article from The LaFayette Sun, discussing the educational opportunities available to veterans in Alabama. Over 9,700 have graduated from college, but about 156,000 have received some sort of training.
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