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Oral History Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009

Description: Interview with Floyd R. Thomas of El Paso, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories from before the war as well as his time in the military, including his training in Oregon and Hawaii, attacks on Okinawa, and various battle scenes.
Date: February 18, 2009
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Thomas, Floyd R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Clipping: Scarsdale Home News]

Description: Newspaper clipping from No. 11 of the Scarsdale Home News. The main article is titled "A Family Affair," which discusses the swearing in of Dorothy Jean Leslie as a member of the WAVES or Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service. Other articles center around the local weather phenomenon, post-war plans, the returns of local veterans, wedding announcements, and obituaries.
Date: October 7, 1944
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Course 2, Volume 1C. Two Worlds in Conflict

Description: This booklet is the Course 2, Volume 1, Part C issue of an extension training course developed for Air Force personnel. This book discusses the history and spread of the concept of democracy, especially as it pertains to 'American democracy" in comparison to communist ideologies. The book contains a blank exam on the material in the back..
Date: January 1960
Creator: Air University (U.S.). Extension Course Institute.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

1941: Texas Goes to War

Description: This book is a collection of essays discussing the role of Texans in World War II. It examines both the Texas soldiers fighting in the European and Pacific theaters as well as the Texans on the Homefront. The essays describe both the military and social aspects of the war. Index starts on page 241.
Date: 1991
Creator: Lee, James Ward; Barnes, Carolyn N.; Bowman, Kent A. & Crow, Laura
Partner: UNT Press