Photo Memories of a Seabee Battalion

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Book compiled by the 136th Naval Construction "Seabee" Battalion documenting the history of the group from boot camp in Virginia to various military installations across the U.S. and more permanent postings in Guam and Japan during World War II. There are photographs of various persons and evens as well as an epistolary narrative and lists of names by company at the end of the text.

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[176] p. : ill. ; 37 cm.

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United States. Naval Construction Battalion, 136th. 1945.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: World War II Collection of Arlington, Texas and one other and was provided by Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 419 times, with 12 in the last month. More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Housed within the Fielder House, a two-story community landmark built in 1914 and one of the earliest brick homes in Arlington. Originally called The Cemetery Society at its founding in 1887, its mission has been to gather and preserve historical materials relating to the founding and growth of the city.

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Description

Book compiled by the 136th Naval Construction "Seabee" Battalion documenting the history of the group from boot camp in Virginia to various military installations across the U.S. and more permanent postings in Guam and Japan during World War II. There are photographs of various persons and evens as well as an epistolary narrative and lists of names by company at the end of the text.

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[176] p. : ill. ; 37 cm.

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World War II Collection of Arlington, Texas

These materials explore World War II from the perspective of a small town and the North Texas Agricultural College at its heart.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • 1945

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  • August 1943 - 1945

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 14, 2014, 8:37 p.m.

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United States. Naval Construction Battalion, 136th. Photo Memories of a Seabee Battalion, book, 1945; Yokosuka, Japan. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth379946/: accessed November 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum.