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 262 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Alfred A. Fahlstedt (12/30/1915 - 6/6/1987) was born in Marquette, Michigan. He served in the United States Air Force for 26 years and retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in 1967. During World War II, Alfred "Bud" served in the European Theater. The collection consists of his escape maps and some personal papers.
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 Several soldiers in a field, one with binoculars looking skyward, others with anti-aircraft artillery.
Overview Close-up of anti-aircraft gunner Konkov sitting in his gun. He had shot down four German aircraft.
Overview Soldiers with an anti-aircraft gun.
Overview Anti-aircraft unit of junior sergeant S. E. Korjagin firing at German aircrafts at night.
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 Hank was friend with the tailor who originally made the suit for his son who was killed early in the war.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 Two soldiers with rifles running over the ground near where a large building is still standing and another structure is on the ground to the right with flames/dust rising.