World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Use for: European War, 1939-1945 ; Second World War, 1939-1945 ; World War 2, 1939-1945 ; World War II, 1939-1945 ; World War Two, 1939-1945 ; WW II (World War, 1939-1945) ; WWII (World War, 1939-1945)
Found in 176 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Born in Denver, Allen Dupont Breck graduated from the University of Denver in 1936 and served in World War II. He was a professor of history at DU from 1946 to 1996, during which time he was chair of the history department and wrote the official history of the university. He helped found the Rocky Mountain Medieval Renaissance, Western History, and Western Social Science associations. The Allen duPont Breck Papers contain material he collected in writing his history of the University of Denver.
Overview 2-piece WWII Army dress uniform (tan jacket and matching pants) for summer, worn by Hank Marsarky at his wedding to Bobbe Oberfelder on August 30, 1944 in the Oberfedler's Denver home. Tag inside jacket "Quality by Kuppenheimer." Another tag identifies the jacket as being originally tailored for Mr. Lt. L. S. Mayers Jr., 6/24/1942. Hank was friend with the tailor who originally made the suit for his son who was killed early in the war.
Overview Benjamin Hoffman was killed in 1943 in the U.S. Navy. His brother Harry received permission to erect a headstone in Golden Hill Cemetery in 1949. Collection contains one framed gold star certificate related to Ben Hoffman from 1945.
File — Box B333.01.0001: Series B333.01; Series B333.02; Series B333.03; Series B333.04; Series B333.05; Series B333.06; Series B333.07; Series B333.08 [U186022109723]