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[Award of the Bronze Star Medal]

Description: General orders bestowing the Bronze Star Medal on members of the 96th Infantry Division, including Justin L. Bible, Nazaret Cherkezian, Eli J. Corriveau, Norman Flanders, Myron J. Franz, and Jacob C. Graber.
Date: June 6, 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Individual Clothing and Equipment Slip]

Description: Slip issuing individual clothing and equipment to enlisted men. It reads: "Issued the articles listed below to Justin L. Bible, ASN 18216582 593rd JASCO APO 70. 1 ea. carbine, Ser. Nu. 2140735, 1 ea. knife, trench M3, w/scabbard, M8."
Date: August 31, 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Photo Memories of a Seabee Battalion

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.
Date: 1945
Creator: United States. Naval Construction Battalion, 136th.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Japanese Military Equipment]

Description: Request from Justin L. Bible to release Japanese military equipment as his personal property. It reads: "SUBJECT: Japanese Military Equipment. AC/S A-2, Fifth Air Force, APO 710. 1. Request that the following items of Japanese military equipment now in my possession be cleared by War Department Agents and if released, be declared my personal property. 2. I hereby certify that these articles were secured on the field of battle and not secured on the Japanese mainland by looting. No ammunition or other explosives are included in this list. 1 rifle. 1 bayonet."
Date: October 10, 1945
Creator: Bible, Justin L.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Japanese Military Equipment]

Description: Permission for Japanese military equipment to be made Justin L. Bible's personal property. It reads: "SUBJECT: Japanese Military Equipment. TO: Whom it may concern. 1. The following items of Japanese military equipment are hereby declared to be the personal property of Justin L. Bible. This equipment is surplus to the various agencies of the War Department and its release conforms to the rules and regulations established by superior headquarters. 1 ea. Rifle #82798. 1 ea. Bayonet, with scabbard. Nil ea. Pistol, # (cannot be mailed). Nil ea. Sword. AUTHORITY: 8th Army operation directive #17 dated 29th Sept. 1945, Par. 9B."
Date: October 10, 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[File for Discharge Record]

Description: Slip of paper filed for record in Grayson County. It reads: "The State of Texas, county of Grayson. I, J. C. Buchanan, Clerk of the County Court of said County, hereby certify that the foregoing instrument of writing, with it Certificate of Authentication, was filed for record in my office on the 14 day of Dec, 1945 at 3 o'clock P.M. and duly recorded this 19 day of Dec, 1945 in the Discharge Records of said County, in Vol. 8, pages 86. Witness my hand and seal of said Court at Sherman, Texas this 19 day of Dec, 1945. J. C. Buchanan, Clerk County Court, Grayson County, Texas."
Date: December 14, 1945
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, July 28, 1945]

Description: Letter from Beal S. Powell to Lena Lawson, discussing his concern with the prospect of invading Japan. Powell writes that many American soldiers will be killed if this happens. He writes that it is difficult to try to meet some of his friends in different outfits because they are difficult to find.
Date: July 28, 1945
Creator: Powell, Beal S.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, August 12, 1945]

Description: Letter from Corporal Park B. Fielder to his family, on August 12, 1945, relating his reaction and that of the soldiers in his outfit to the news that Japan has surrendered and the war is over. He is delighted at the thought of coming home and starting a family.
Date: August 12, 1945
Creator: Fielder, Park B.
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum