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Search Term World War II
Details The war between the Axis and the Allies, beginning on September 1, 1939, with the German invasion of Poland and ending with the surrender of Germany on May 8, 1945, and of Japan on August 14, 1945.
Number of Archive records 4.0
Number of Library records 0.0
Number of Object records 1.0
Number of Photo records 6.0

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Image of US Enters World War II - PastPerfect Museum Archival Collection

US Enters World War II - PastPerfect Museum Archival Collection

16mm film of Franklin Roosevelt asking congress to declare war on Japan, December 8, 1941.

Image of War Ration Book Four - PastPerfect Museum Archival Collection

War Ration Book Four - PastPerfect Museum Archival Collection

U.S. Government War Ration Book Four. This book was issued to Charlotte E. Spencer of Torrington, Wyoming. Charlotte Spencer was four years old in 1943. The book was signed for by her mother, Esther E. Spencer. Books such as this were the mechanism by which commodities were rationed during World War II. Resources such as gas, coffee, and sugar were regulated. This book was issued in 1943 and still contains many of the original stamps.

Image of Letter from Warren T. Hanley to his son Clair Norton Hanley - Hanley Family Collection

Letter from Warren T. Hanley to his son Clair Norton Hanley - Hanley Family Collection

A one-page letter, from Warren T. Hanley to his son, Clair, on the occasion of his marriage to Helen Torgeson.

Image of Service Separation Certificates - Hanley Family Collection

Service Separation Certificates - Hanley Family Collection

Three certificates dealing with Clair Hanley's separation from service. 1. Thanks of a grateful nation... 2. Certificate of Satisfactory Service 3. Notice of Separation from U.S. Naval Service

Image of Bar, Ribbon - Hanley Family Collection

Bar, Ribbon - Hanley Family Collection

World War II - ribbon bar with three ribbons awarded to Lt. (jg) Clair N Hanley: 1. Philippines Liberation Ribbon with 1 star 2. American Campaign Ribbon 3. Asiatic-Pacific Area Ribbon with 2 stars 1. Philippines Liberation Ribbon: The ribbon is 1 3/8 inches wide and consists of the following stripes;1/2 inch yellow, 1/8 inch white, 1/8 inch blue, 1/2 inch yellow. One 3/16 inch bronze star. 2. American Campaign Ribbon: The American Campaign Medal was awarded to personnel for service within the American Theater between 7 December 1941 and 2 March 1946. The ribbon is 1 3/8 inches wide and consists of the following stripes: 3/16 inch oriental blue 67172; 1/16 inch white 67101; 1/16 inch

Image of 2003.1.6 - Print, Photographic

2003.1.6 - Print, Photographic

An American naval officer, Jack Tangney, examines an abandoned Japanese aircraft on the Luzon Airfield after it was captured in 1945. The plane is in very poor condition and there are palm trees in the background. Handwritten note in pencil on back of photo reads, "Luzon Air strip - Jan 1945".

Image of 2003.1.7 - Print, Photographic

2003.1.7 - Print, Photographic

Unidentified crewmen aboard the U.S.S. PC (C) 1601. PC-1601 (USS Fierce) PC-1568 class Submarine Chaser (ex Adroit class Minesweeper): Displacement: 450 tons Length: 173'8" Beam: 23' Draft: 11'7" Speed: 17 knots Armament: 1 3"/50, 1 40mm Complement: 105 Alco diesel engine, twin screws, 1,440 shaft hp. Built at Nashville Bridge and commissioned as AM-97 1943 Converted to Sub Chaser (PC-1601) 1944

Image of 2003.1.8 - Print, Photographic

2003.1.8 - Print, Photographic

Gunner at battle station on the 1601. PC-1601 (USS Fierce) PC-1568 class Submarine Chaser (ex Adroit class Minesweeper): Displacement: 450 tons Length: 173'8" Beam: 23' Draft: 11'7" Speed: 17 knots Armament: 1 3"/50, 1 40mm Complement: 105 Alco diesel engine, twin screws, 1,440 shaft hp. Built at Nashville Bridge and commissioned as AM-97 1943 Converted to Sub Chaser (PC-1601) 1944

Image of 2003.1.9 - Print, Photographic

2003.1.9 - Print, Photographic

The U.S.S. PC (C) 1601 coming into an unidentified port. This ship was known to its crew as the P.I.B. (Pig Iron Bastard). PC-1601 (USS Fierce) PC-1568 class Submarine Chaser (ex Adroit class Minesweeper): Displacement: 450 tons Length: 173'8" Beam: 23' Draft: 11'7" Speed: 17 knots Armament: 1 3"/50, 1 40mm Complement: 105 Alco diesel engine, twin screws, 1,440 shaft hp. Built at Nashville Bridge and commissioned as AM-97 1943 Converted to Sub Chaser (PC-1601) 1944

Image of 2003.1.10 - Print, Photographic

2003.1.10 - Print, Photographic

Officers of the "1601" known to its crew as the P.I.B. (Pig Iron Bastard). left to right: Bill Crane, Frank Picard, Jack Tangney, Bert Hearn, Dick Newell. PC-1601 (USS Fierce) PC-1568 class Submarine Chaser (ex Adroit class Minesweeper): Displacement: 450 tons Length: 173'8" Beam: 23' Draft: 11'7" Speed: 17 knots Armament: 1 3"/50, 1 40mm Complement: 105 Alco diesel engine, twin screws, 1,440 shaft hp. Built at Nashville Bridge and commissioned as AM-97 1943 Converted to Sub Chaser (PC-1601) 1944

Image of 2003.1.11 - Print, Photographic

2003.1.11 - Print, Photographic

Crew member from the "1601" in village at Luzon.