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1 Title:   United States Navy landing papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States. Navy  
  Dates:   1945  
The collection consists of operation orders for the USS Cecil landing attack dated February 1945. Also included are United States Naval Training School lessons and notes from Camp Macdonough in Plattsburgh, New York, and five intelligence maps of Western Okinawa Beaches labeled "Top Secret."
  Identifier:   ms3039  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Edward C. James papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   1942-1965  
The collection consists of letters written by Edward James to his wife Elizabeth Harrell James in Fitzgerald, Georgia, before and after they were married. The letters give details of the camps, towns where he was stationed, his bombardier training, and the bombing missions. He gives descriptive details of the Okinawan people, houses, crops, and typhoons. The letters to his wife are both romantic and sexually explicit. During World War II many of his letters discuss his future plans of owning a farm.
  Identifier:   ms3047  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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