World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The collection contains items on the American Revolution, the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam Conflict. Correspondence, memorabilia, telegrams, photographs, declassified Army documents, reports, newspapers, journals, manuscripts, teaching materials, and transcripts of interviews are among many things that are a part of this distinctive collection.
Scope and Contents The collection is from Lawrence E. Osswald’s time in Hays, Kansas where he served as Corporal in the US Army 480th MPEG Company in a American Prisoner-of War camp for Germans POW’s. The camp was located on the grounds of the Agricultural Experiment Station south of Hays. Most of the photographs are copies of pictures that were taken by L. C. Aicher who was the superintendent at the Fort Hays Experiment Station during this time. Film no. 2867C by L. C. Aicher (Information regarding Mr. Aicher is...
Scope and Contents There are 6 series in this collection. Newspapers: contains articles from World War II, D-Day, and Desert Storm.Paschal: contains papers, newsletters, photographs, speeches, articles, cassette tapes, and copies of declassified government documents relating Edmund Pfannenstiel’s efforts on behalf of his fellow POW’s as Man of Confidence in Stalag 9B. Mr. Pfannenstiel was a native of Munjor, Kansas. Periodicals: various periodicals including American Legion...