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United States. Marine Corps

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Harry Pells in Uniform, circa 1980

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0008.00025
Overview Harry Pells stands in his Marine Corp uniform pointing to a wall of framed discharge papers and photographs. Harry made Quartermaster Sergeant in the Marine Corp before age 21. He is pointing to his Marine Corp discharge. His hand covers a U.S. Army discharge from W.W.II. US Airforce discharge at right. Cigar smoker in the middle is Louis Pells, Harry's brother, of Kansas City, Missouri who served in the US Marines WWII. Lower left partial picture is of Harry J. Pells taken December 1918 in US...
Dates: circa 1980

Harry Pells Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B328
Overview Harry Pells was Jewish businessman in Denver, CO. He owned and operated an insurance agency and was an active marine. Harry Pells enlisted in the Army in both WWI and WWII. He was later involved in veterans’ organizations, such as the Jewish War Veterans and the American Legion where he organized a toy drive that sent over 50,000 toys to Europe. Collection contains personal papers, news clippings, pamphlets and, a newsletter related to Harry Pells from 1918 through 1986.
Dates: Other: 1918-1986

Military Records, 1918-1985

 File
Identifier: B328.01.0001.0001
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection is broken into 4 sections: Military Records, 1918-1985; Tide of Toys Scrapbook, 1950-1951; Allied Study Tour to Israel and Europe, 1963; and Miscellaneous Papers and Ephemera, 1942-1986.
Dates: 1918-1985

Miscellaneous Papers and Ephemera, 1942-1986

 File
Identifier: B328.01.0001.0004
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection is broken into 4 sections: Military Records, 1918-1985; Tide of Toys Scrapbook, 1950-1951; Allied Study Tour to Israel and Europe, 1963; and Miscellaneous Papers and Ephemera, 1942-1986.
Dates: 1942-1986

Oral history interview with Daryl Lester Tennal, Jr., 2003 February 27

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Identifier: DCL2003.203
Overview Tennal recalls his experiences as a Marine assigned to duty in the Pacific region during World War II. He describes his early days in the Marine Corps and becoming a member of the Marine Corps Band. He also details many of the battles and offenses he participated in while fighting the Japanese on islands in the South Pacific, including Guadalcanal, the Solomon Islands and Guam, and the effects of the malaria he contracted while stationed there.
Dates: 2003 February 27