Serial Set Digital Collection contains hundreds of thousands of documents and over 52,000 maps, ranging from 1789 to the present.
Some of the newspapers that were microfilmed only had a few issues per paper – these can be found in our “Miscellaneous Newspaper Microfilm,” which is not searchable through our online catalog.
Ashley Cole was a famous autograph collector in the 1930's thru 1950's Below is a Gen Wainwright signed letter addressed to Ashley Cole This letter below does not go with the group and is show for reference only.
8" by 10" photo of Gentile included I bought this photo off of a collector and added it to the group.
Of 4th Fighter Group Fame with old b/w 8"by10" photo and newspaper articles dated 7-13-1944 10 1/2" by 6 3/4" 95 Biography of Don Gentile Died 1/28/1951 KIFA also included below is an original newspaper article from 1944 and a photo of Gentile from an old 1940's Stars and Stripes magazine I believe.
By chance on the reverse of this photo is a great photo of Pappy Boyington!
“On June 6, 1944, the American veteran was not among the 2nd Ranger Battalion to attack the cliffs of Pointe du Hoc, this formidable German artillery position threatening the landing beaches.” Klein was nowhere near the beaches of Normandy.Instead, he was in northern Ireland with the B battery of his artillery regiment, the 46th Field Artillery Battalion, 5th Infantry Division.The discovery is the work of several historians, Laurenceau said, including Marty Morgan and Gary Sterne, who owns a museum dedicated to D-Day and the Battle of Normandy in the French town of Grandcamp-Maisy.The index to the WVRHC Miscellaneous Newspaper Microfilm is available here.
The West Virginia and Regional History Center holds the largest collection of historical West Virginia newspapers in existence, dating from 1791 to the present.
Part of Czechoslovakia was given to Hitler during the Munich Conference by England and France, who were trying to prevent another world war by appeasing Hitler.