Category Archives: World War II

Berlinger, William, Jr.

William Berlinger, Jr. collection of World War II photographs and publications, 1941–1945. 2 boxes (1.67 linear feet). About William Berlinger, Jr. William Berlinger was born in 1916 in Philadelphia. During World War II, he served as a courier in Canada, … Continue reading

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Lang, Charles Henry

Charles H. Lang papers, 1941–1992. 1 box (1 linear foot). About Charles Henry Lang Charles Henry Lang (1922-1995) of Norristown, Pennsylvania, was an Aviation Mechanic’s Mate, 2nd Class in the U.S. Navy. Lang served in the Pacific during World War … Continue reading

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Crenshaw, Edmund A.

Edmund A. Crenshaw papers, 1912–1956. 1 box (0.41 linear feet). About Edmund A. Crenshaw Capt. Edmund A. Crenshaw Jr. (1891-1975) was an officer in the U.S. Navy and later in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He entered the U.S. Naval Academy … Continue reading

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Horrocks, Henry

Henry Horrocks papers, 1941–1954. 2 boxes (0.41 linear feet). About the collection Papers and correspondence related to Horrocks’ duty with the U.S. Coast Guard, 1942-1945, including a series of naval and aircraft recognition books; papers related to his service in … Continue reading

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Lang, Albert T.

Albert T. Lang papers, 1899–1959. 1 box (0.66 linear feet). About Albert T. Lang Albert Theodore Lang (1881-1956) was an Oiler on USS Olympia and a member of the ship’s baseball team. He wife was Emilie Pauline Lang. Their son, … Continue reading

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Bellas, Robert C.

Robert C. Bellas collection on engagement with German battleship Scharnhorst, 1943. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Robert C. Bellas Robert C. Bellas, 1910-1989, was a lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve. About the collection This collection documents a naval … Continue reading

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Office of Naval Intelligence

Naval vessel recognition slides and scrapbooks, 1942–1947. 1 box, plus 1 large case of slides (28.41 linear feet). About Office of Naval Intelligence Established in 1882, the Office of Naval Intelligence provides global maritime intelligence to the U.S. Navy and … Continue reading

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Inverso family

Inverso family papers, 1943–1945. 3 boxes (1.25 linear feet). Abstract Correspondence and personal papers of Filomena (Lena) Inverso, of south Philadelphia, collected from 1943-1945, primarily consisting of letters received from her brothers Joe Juliano and Albert Juliano, during their service … Continue reading

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Frenzel, Henry Edward, Jr.

Henry Edward Frenzel, Jr. papers, 1944–1945. 1 folder (0.08 linear feet). About Henry Edward Frenzel, Jr. Henry Edward Frenzel, Jr., of Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania, served in the U.S. Merchant Marine as a radio operator during World War II. About the … Continue reading

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Kohut, Sylvester M.

Sylvester M. Kohut papers, 1937–1990. 1 box, plus 2 oversize folders (0.41 linear feet). About Sylvester M. Kohut Sylvester M. Kohut (1913-2001) was born in McAdoo, Pennsylvania. He attended McAdoo High School and Valparaiso University. In 1936, he enlisted in … Continue reading

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