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dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-08T14:35:43Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-08T14:35:43Z
dc.date.issued 1943-1945
dc.identifier.citation Diary (Germany), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10288/25661
dc.language eng
dc.subject.lcsh Aachen (Germany)--History--World War, 1939-1945
dc.subject.lcsh Duisberg (Germany)--History--World War, 1939-1945
dc.subject.lcsh Essen (Germany)--History--World War, 1939-1945
dc.subject.lcsh Germany--History--1945-1955
dc.subject.lcsh Mülheim an der Ruhr (Germany)--History--World War, 1939-1945
dc.subject.lcsh Soldiers--United States--20th century--Diaries
dc.subject.lcsh Translators--United States--20th century--Diaries
dc.subject.lcsh United States. Army--Military life--World War, 1939-1945
dc.subject.lcsh United States. Army. Corps of Engineers--World War, 1939-1945
dc.subject.lcsh World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
dc.subject.lcsh World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Personal narratives, American
dc.subject.lcsh World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Aachen
dc.subject.lcsh World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Duisberg
dc.subject.lcsh World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Essen
dc.subject.lcsh World War, 1939-1945--Germany--Mülheim an der Ruhr.
dc.title Diary (Germany)
dc.type.genre Diaries
dc.type.genre Personal narratives
dc.identifier.collectionId SC00901
dcterms.description Diary of an unidentified member of the U.S. Army, who spent 1943-1945 in Germany as an interpreter. He describes the trip from New York City to Europe, training in England, and finally his tour of duty in the Rhineland, passing through France and Belgium on the way. German cities mentioned are Aachen, Duisburg, Muelheim and Essen. The author was accompanying a battalion of engineers and he describes their work on bridges, checking for sabotage like mines and booby traps. He also talks about meeting and questioning locals, and gives descriptions of the destruction and conditions he encounters. 77 blank pages not scanned.
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