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Manuscript

Letter to Mom

Date: 1945-11-15 

Description: The first page of a letter home to her mother from Signe Skott Cooper on United States Armed Forces stationery.

Date: 1944-01-18 

Description: Officers sit down together for a meal at the Task Force Headquarters Mess in the military camp at Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). One so...

Date: 1943-11-30 

Description: Motor Pool Dispatcher Sergeant Alex Petro of Racine, Wisconsin, fuels a jeep near Port Moresby, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). He is a member o...

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: A member of the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School uses a small medicine dropper to precisely measure and mix liquid ingredients for a prescription.

Date: 1943-04-04 

Description: Students from the U.S. Coast Guard Hospital Corps School perform practical experiments for the chemistry phase of their course. The officer in charge of th...

Date: 1859 

Description: Typed text on back of photograph: "River Falls Rifle company, River Falls, Wis. Organized 1859, later fought with 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in Civi...

Date: 1944-10-06 

Description: General Dwight D. Eisenhower speaks with General George C. Marshall at an airfield in Paris, France. On the left are more officers. Several photographers a...

Date: 1944-01-21 

Description: Corporal Andrew Starkie of Chicago, Illinois, stands next to the flagpole on a LCV (Landing Craft, Vehicle) off of the coast of Saidor, New Guinea (present...

Date: 1944-01-02 

Description: At 8:30 am, military vehicles pour off of the LST (Landing Ship, Tank) and along the beach at Saidor, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Doyle's ca...

Date: 1943 

Description: Small fishing vessels carried supplies for troops marching up the coast towards Buna, New Guinea (present day Papua New Guinea). Here soldiers lower cases...

Date: 1945-04-15 

Description: Twin soldiers from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, pose on a pile of rubble with a dog at the Army base on Guam, in the South Pacific. On the left is Corporal Robert...

Date: 1943-08-16 

Description: Private Clarence Charneski, Surgical Technician-Medical Detachment, of Green Bay, Wisconsin, takes an improvised outdoor shower under a bucket at a militar...

Photograph

Soldiers on Bridge

Date: 1943 ca.

Description: Soldiers in battle gear, holding rifles, marching in a long line across a wooden bridge. Across the water is a building on the shoreline with the jungle be...

Date: 1945 

Description: View down road towards horizon of a long line of vehicles along the autobahn. U.S. Army soldiers are driving the vehicles to deliver artillery and supplies...

Date: 1943-12-14 

Description: Four Star General Douglas MacArthur greets Lieutenant Lyle Hershey of Lansing, Michigan, during a tour on Goodenough Island, in the Solomon Sea, New Guinea...

Date: 1967 

Description: Men from the Air Force's Red Horse heavy repair squadrons use an International Harvester pay scraper to make repairs on a runway in Vietnam.

Photograph

American Warship

Date: 1943-12-26 

Description: Elevated view from aboard ship looking down on a soldier in a turret operating a range finder. These warships were participating in the heavy bombardment o...

Date: 1944-01-22 

Description: A soldier, Sergeant Robert Witzlsteiner of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, reads TIME magazine with his very muddy boots propped on a box. His rifle is across...

Poster

Halt the Hun!

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: United States government bonds poster in the Third Liberty Loan series. Depicts a German soldier holding a firearm is standing above a crouching woman crad...

Date: 1943-12-26 

Description: Seaman 2nd Class Jerry Burg (left) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Seaman 2nd Class Harold Dawson of Toledo, Ohio, man the plane spotting station on an Americ...

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