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World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Records:

Edgar and Elizabeth Begole’s Santo Tomas Internment Camp collection

Call Number: RH MS 1567

The collection includes scrapbooked documents and items collected by Edgar and Elizabeth Begole, who were detainees in the Santo Tomas Internment Camp in Japanese-occupied Manila, Philippines from January 1942 to February 1945. There are also two booklets commemorating the 50th anniversary of the liberation of the internment camp and two background articles about the camp printed from the Internet.

Dates: November 1940 – October 1996 (bulk 1942-1944)

Leo Zahner, Jr. World War II letters

Call Number: RH MS 1079

This collection contains more than 300 World War II letters written by U.S. Navy seaman and metalsmith Leo W. Zahner, Jr., who served in U.S. military campaigns in New Guinea and the Philippines. Zahner's letters, dating from 1943 to 1946, are addressed chiefly to his parents of Kansas City, Missouri, and are accompanied by postmarked envelopes. Included are various letters and cards received by Zahner during his military service, as well as military memorabilia and photographs.

Dates: 1943 - 1946

Original letters and manuscript copy of Paul E. Wilson's "Letters to Harriet"

Call Number: RH MS 1073
Overview "Letters to Harriet" was produced by Paul E. Wilson in 1990, incorporating the content of letters that he wrote as a World War II serviceman to his wife Harriet who was living at Lyndon, Kansas. In this collection are Wilson's original letters to his wife, parents, and daughter Betsy, written from Army training camps and from combat zones in New Guinea and the Philippines. With Wilson's letters is his handwritten manuscript for his 1990 compilation, including his introduction, conclusion,...
Dates: 1942-1946; 1990