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  • Item description: Japanese
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    • [Letter from Eleanor K. Peck to Poppy, 1941]

    • 1941-12-12
    • Peck discusses the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, calling it a "miscalculation" surmises the U.S. will enter the war soon; and thinks bombing in London likely. Other topics include her work at the hospital, the recent arrival of two more American...
    • WV0420 Eleanor K. Peck Letters, 1941-1943
    • [Letter from Ella regarding Pearl Harbor, 13 December 1941]

    • 1941-12-13
    • Ella, stationed at Pearl Harbor, describes in detail the Japanese attack and the effects it had on the lives of people on base and in the city. Topics include America's denial of the potential for attack; hearing the attack; rushing to the...
    • WV0343 Pearl Harbor Letter
    • [Lucy Slade Libby holds Japanese surrender flag, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Lucy Slade Libby and a corpsman pose with a Japanese surrender flag in front of the headquarters of the 176th Station Hospital in Saipan, circa 1944. Libby, wearing an ANC hospital uniform, indicates in her caption that Japanese soldiers would...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Nuns at 95th Station Hospital, circa 1944]

    • 1944
    • Four of the five Sisters of Charity stand outside at the 95th Station Hospital after being evacuated from their hospital in eastern China, which was threatened by Japanese advance and occupation, in late 1944 or early 1945.
    • WV0331 Elsie Chin Yuen Seetoo Papers
    • [Letter from Catherine Cayle to friend, 1944]

    • 1944-02-01
    • Cayle has abdominal pain and is in the the hospital. She also mentions her brother who is serving in the South Pacific, the "horror" inflicted on Bataan, and her dislike of the Japanese.
    • WV0232 Catherine Cayle Letters
    • [Three nurses at plane wreckage in Saipan, 1944]

    • 1944-09
    • Lucy Slade Libby (left), Dot Sheldon (right), and an unidentified ANC nurse stand on the wing of a bombed Japanese plane in Saipan," Mariana Islands, in September of 1944. All three women wear the ANC summer work uniform.
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • [Lucy Slade Libby and Korean patients, 1944]

    • 1944-10
    • Lucy Slade Libby (second from right, back row) poses with two other ANC nurses and four of their patients at the 369th Station Hospital in Saipan in October of 1944. The 369th treated Koreans who had been taken prisoner by the Japanese and forced...
    • WV0328 Lucy Slade Libby Papers
    • Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946

    • 1944-1946
    • This extensive scrapbook depicts Gilbert's service in the Pacific Theater of World War II through photos with detailed captions as well as maps, tourism guides, news clippings, and other mementos from the various places in which Gilbert served....
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • Base E beacon,  1945

    • 1945-01-29
    • Volume 2, Number 4 of the newsletter includes a feature column addressing "Rumor Mongering" on the base. Other columns include "The War in Brief"Bombs and the Japanese Mentality," the history of New Guinea, an Army question-and-answer column, and a...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • Base E beacon [1945]

    • 1945-02-05
    • Volume 2, Number 4 of the newsletter includes a feature column announcing Irving Berlin's performance of "This Is the Army" on the base that night. Other column topics include war-related news, the American Homefront, and New Guinea natives. Also...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-03-01
    • Pozyck expresses her appreciation for the newspaper clippings her parents have sent and is sending them Japanese invasion money. She still hasn't heard any news from her husband Louis.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 12 March 1945]

    • 1945-03-12
    • Pozyck is grateful for mail from her family and feels closer to home when listening to American radio programs. She describes their open-air movie theater, her disgust for a captured Japanese prisoner, the possibility of a nurse's draft, and...
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-04-03
    • Pozyck describes her Filipino patient ward, including a former Japanese prisoner who tells of "the atrocities of the Japs" and mentions updates on several friends.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-06-01
    • Pozyck discusses a nice dinner aboard a hospital ship and a party at an island Officers' Club. She also discusses news that her former commanding officer had been killed by the Japanese and writes of her latest correspondence and social activities.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Letter from Lee to Catherine Katopes and Georgie, 24 June 1945]

    • 1945-06-24
    • Katopes' friend Lee describes her transfer to The Phillipines from Australia, including baggage weight limitations, stops in New Guinea, and Biak, Palaw, and Leyte, and enjoying the flights. Lee describes the rubble in Manila, lacking permanent...
    • WV0122 Catherine G. Katopes Papers
    • Bomb daily [1945]

    • 1945-08-15
    • Special edition of the newsletter announces the end of World War II.

      Two-page daily newsletter put out by the 4th platoon of the 11th Spec. Serv. announces the end of the war and describes the Japanese surrender. Other contents include...
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge  Reeves to her father, 1945]

    • 1945-08-16
    • Reeve writes that they have heard about the Japanese surrender and notes that reactions were bifurcated. She details the construction of her canteen, her attempts to contact Tom, and another marriage on base.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers
    • [Letter from Annie Pozyck to her parents, 1945]

    • 1945-08-31
    • Pozyck hasn't been transferred yet. She has received letters from the time of the Japanese surrender but has not heard from Louis in almost a week.
    • WV0333 Annie Pozyck Papers
    • [Seaman Robert Spiegl and Japanese children, 1945]

    • 1945-09
    • A seaman hands a cookie to a Japanese girl with a baby on her back outside the American Red Cross canteen in Yokohama, Japan, in September 1945. The official ARC caption for the photo reads, "American servicemen are always suckers for babies!...
    • WV0297 Esther Gilbert Scrapbook, 1944-1946
    • [Letter from Jean Holdridge Reeves to Melissa, 1945]

    • 1945-09-24
    • Jean Reeves has included photographs of Japanese troops surrendering, and continues to feed former prisoner of war. Reeves has heard that Jim is in Okinawa and is uncertain where she will be at Christmas.
    • WV0383 Jean Holdridge Reeves Papers

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