World War, 1939-1945
Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains an order on behalf of the Emperor of Japan, given by the Japanese Government and Japanese Imperial General Headquarters proclaiming the surrender Japan to the Allied Powers. The document orders all Japanese Forces to surrender at once to Allied forces and is signed by signed on behalf of the Emperor of Japan and the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, and representatives of the Allied Power nations.
This collection contains letters from Garland D. Kite to Ralph Brown. The letters detail Kite's experiences as a soldier in Europe during the last two years of World War II.
The collection contains a memoir written by Armistead M. Leggett to his children about his service in the United States Army during World War II. Leggett grew up in Norfolk, Virginia and graduated with a degree in agricultural engineering from Virginia Tech in 1951.
This collection contains a set of thirteen "Make America Stong" posters that were published by the U. S. Department of Agriculture and the U. S. Government Printing Office in 1941 during World War II. These posters promote dietary needs, healthy eating habits, and ways to fight food insecurity.
The Ralph E. McCoy Collection contains materials collected by McCoy: publications, correspondence, programs, and American Civil War memorabilia.
The Military & Wartime Cookery Collection consists of a variety of manuscript and ephemeral materials relating to the history of military and wartime food and cooking. Items in the collection date from 1884 to 1965, though the bulk of the collection covers parts of World War I through World War II (1917-1945).
The collection consists of several Army and other U. S. military publications, primarily relating to World War II, including: Newsmap, Newsmap Overseas Edition, World News of the Week, and A. M. S. Bulletins. There are additional reports and charts from other agencies. Materials in the collection date from 1942 to 1969.
The collection includes World War II letters of George Marinor Parker, Jr., Army Air Force, of Water View, Virginia, his mother's wartime diary, and related ephemera and correspondence.