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Ernie E. Williams World War II diary

Ernie E. Williams World War II diary

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ernie E. Williams World War II diary
Creator: Williams, Ernie E.
Inclusive Dates: 1942-1945
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2279
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of an unbound diary with entries describing life on board U.S.S. Dorothea L. Dix, transporting U.S. troops to Europe, submarine attacks, battles involving Dorothea L. Dix, various ports and countries, and Williams' duties as a gunner's mate. Also included is a list of locations and dates U.S.S. Dorothea L. Dix departed from and arrived at from September 25, 1942-November 8, 1944.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ernie E. Williams World War II diary, ms2279, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

United States. Navy -- Gunner's mates
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.

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