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Oral History Interview with Richard Donley, February 22, 1997

Oral History Interview with Richard Donley, February 22, 1997

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Date: February 22, 1997
Creator: Alexander, William J. & Donley, Richard
Description: Interview with Navy veteran Richard Donley. The interview includes Donley's personal experiences about the Mediterranean Theater during World War II, boot camp, Fleet Torpedo School, encounters with German "F-lighter" armed barges and E-boats, various assignments, and combat against enemy destroyers. Donley also talks about screening operations for the invasions of Sicily and Salerno, operations along the coasts of northern Italy and southern France and the interdiction of German barge traffic, torpedo problems, commando and intelligence operations, returning to the States, his reassignment to the Motor Torpedo Boats Training Center, and transferring to Samar, Philippines.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Operation Crossroads

Newsmap for the Armed Forces : Operation Crossroads

Date: February 4, 1946
Creator: [United States.] Army Information Branch
Description: Front: The text and illustrations highlight the issues in the atomic age, that humanity was perhaps at its most fateful crossroads. Photographs: Labor, industry sign wage agreements -- Radar reaches the Moon -- Pacific rendezvous -- Felix Gouin leads France -- Hans goes to the polls. Back: Highlights of 45 years (1901 - 1945) service of the Army Nurse Corps. Includes three photographs: U.S. nurses in Britain in 1918 -- Nurses in evacuation hospital, Sicily, 1943 -- Anzio : first nurses to receive Silver Star.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 293rd week of the war, 175th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 293rd week of the war, 175th week of U.S. participation

Date: April 23, 1945
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Maps: Okinawa Battle rages; Vienna taken; Europe; Germany; Italian offensive; Insets: Okinawa. Back: WAC: 3rd anniversary. Includes 8 photographs along with text descriptions and one cartoon by Sgt. Herblock.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 275th week of the war, 157th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 275th week of the war, 157th week of U.S. participation

Date: December 18, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Western front battle, Pressure on Budapest, German attack in Italy, Ormoc Falls: B-20s active, Far Eastern front. Maps: European front, The Saar, Hungarian front, Pacific action, Leyte area. Back: Text highlights "Preventive Maintenance" and describes the need to take care of ordnance equipment and "keep 'em rolling." Illustrations of 18 types of mobile ordnance are labeled.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 272nd week of the war, 154th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 272nd week of the war, 154th week of U.S. participation

Date: November 27, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Open general offensive, Armies in action, Italian fighting bitter, Budapest under siege, U.S. planes hit Manila, Japs increase pressure, Ledo-Burma Road. Maps: Leyte progress, Italian front, Allied offensive, Budapest to Miskolc. Back: Text and 12 photographs highlight the "Mulberry" secret floating harbor used with the European invasion.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 269th week of the war, 151st week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 269th week of the war, 151st week of U.S. participation

Date: November 6, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: U.S. Naval Victory, Pearl Harbor Battleships, Allied Drives, Northern Action Maps: Central Europe, the Philippines, includes inset map. Back: Text and illustration describe how a vicious rumor is deadly and advises people to spike all rumors and never repeat them.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 267th week of the war, 149th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 267th week of the war, 149th week of U.S. participation

Date: October 23, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Pacific, Western front, Eastern front, Italy, China, the Philippines Maps: Germany, the Philippines, Italy. Back: Large map of the United States and adjoining portions of Canada and Mexico. Includes inset map of naval districts beyond the continental United States, population of the states, sixteenth census, 1940.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 266th week of the war, 148th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 266th week of the war, 148th week of U.S. participation

Date: October 16, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Western front, Balkans, Baltic, China, Italy, Pacific. Maps: Greece, China Burma, France, Belgium, Netherlands. Insets: Western Front. Back: Text and photographs illustrate Air Technical Service Command.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 265th week of the war, 147th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 265th week of the war, 147th week of U.S. participation

Date: October 9, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Western front "Hellfire Corner", Eastern front, Balkans, Italy, Pacific, China. Maps: France, Palau Islands, Eastern front. Back: "Dots in the sky-- dynamite on the ground! [Operation Uppercut].
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 264th week of the war, 146th week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. For the Armed Forces. 264th week of the war, 146th week of U.S. participation

Date: October 2, 1944
Creator: [United States.] Army Service Forces. Army Information Branch
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: France, Eastern front, China, Pacific, Italy. Maps: Eastern Europe; France; China front; Gulf of Genoa. Back: "If each of us wastes a pound of war material..." Text and illustration show that it isn't just money, materials or manpower that are lost. But, waste can lose battles and cost lives.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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