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1 Title:   The 116th AAA Gun Bn Mobile typescript (photocopy)  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Shearouse, James D., Col.  
  Dates:   1943-1945  
The collection consists of a 168 page typescript (photocopy) of THE 116TH AAA GUN BN MOBILE, compiled and styled by John Grove Murray. The volume chronicles the unit from its beginning in 1943 through the Normandy Invasion on Utah Beach on 6 June 1944, on through Paris and Sedan, France into Belgium, Holland and Germany. Included are unit commendations, rosters, and other vital statistics. Written in the 1940s, Col. James D. Shearouse added his comments 42 years later.
  Identifier:   ms2538  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   J.L. McCanless papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   McCanless, J. L. (Jesse Luke)  
  Dates:   1942-1945  
The collection consists of correspondence from McCanless during his military service with the U.S. Army in World War II, to his father Leo McCanless, his stepmother Kathleen McCanless, and his Aunt Inez Doss, all of Canton, Georgia. From August 1942 - June 1944 McCanless wrote from various military training camps in the United States describing his training activities, the areas, and news of family and friends. After June 1944, McCanless wrote from England, France, Belgium, and Germany. His letters describe his trip overseas, the English countryside, the destruction in France, United Service Organization Shows, prices for commodities, V-E day and peace, his opinion of the German people, his duties questioning Germans to determine their role in the war, and his participation in the Normandy invasion and the destruction and casualties from the battle.
  Identifier:   ms2904  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Thomas Hart family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Hart, Thomas H., 1921-  
  Dates:   1936-1951  
This collection consists of letters, artifacts, ephemera, photographs, and other materials from Thomas Hart and his family, most of which is from the World War II era. The correspondence is mainly between Thomas and his future wife Denise Rion both during and after the war. Also included are materials from Thomas' Army service, and photographs of friends and family, or scenery from their many trips.
  Identifier:   ms3209  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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