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    • Smith, Zena (Interview transcript and video), 2012

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Other veterans & civilians--Personal narratives, American
    • Zena Smith was born in 1926 in Birmingham, England. As a teenager, she experienced the effects of war on her community. She had a job at an office after completing public school that made tanks for the North African Desert War. There were often...
    • Van Luyn, William (Interview outline and video, 1 of 3), 2011

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
    • William Van Luyn was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1925, and was drafted into the Army in 1943. He wanted to go, and was disappointed when he was rejected due to an eye problem, but later talked his way past the recruiter and sent to Camp...
    • Lalley, William (Interview transcript and video), 2008

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Army. Air Corps; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Prisoners of war; Prisoners of...
    • William Lalley was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1922. While in college in 1942 he signed up for an Army Air Corps program that was supposed to defer his service until he graduated, but he was pulled out of school early in 1943. He then...
    • Doucette, William (Interview outline and video), 2009

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; United States. Army Air Forces
    • William Doucette first began his military career in the Civilian Military Training Corps at the age of 15. Leaving after two year to find work in Chicago, Doucette eventually came back to join the Aviation Cadet Program. After making it to his...
    • Luznicky, Wayne (Interview outline and video), 2012

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; United States. Marine Corps; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American
    • Wayne Luznicky was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1947. He joined the Marines in October of 1964 and took his Basic Training in San Diego and infantry training Camp Pendleton, California. He then went to Memphis, Tennessee, for aviation mechanic...
    • Bassett, Dennis (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2011

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; United States. Army; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal...
    • This interview session recaps the first part of Bassett's tour in Vietnam, and then covers the second half, when he was a brigade-level staff officer in the 9th Division. Bassett supervised long range reconnaissance patrols, organized and ran a...
    • Gillem, Denny (Interview outline and video, 2 of 2), 2011

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans ; Video recordings; United States. Army; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, American; Other veterans &...
    • This interview replaces the missing portion from his original interview in 2004, and primarily covers the period between the end of his first tour in Vietnam in late 1966 to the end of his second tour in 1968. During this period, Gillem was...
    • Hammond, Stephen (Interview outline and video), 2013

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; Video recordings; Persian Gulf War, 1991--Personal narratives, American; Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal narratives, American;...
    • Steve was born in Ionia, Michigan in 1964. He graduated from high school in 1982 and later joined the Army National Guard where he served as a telecommunications specialist. In 1997, Steve decided to switch to the Air National Guard because he...
    • Janicki, Steve (Interview transcript and video), 2007

    • Oral history; Veterans History Project (U.S.); United States--History, Military; Michigan--History, Military; Veterans; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; Video recordings
    • Steve Janicki served in the 126th Infantry Regiment, 32nd (Red Arrow) Division, during WW II. His history includes some colorful accounts of his joining the guard and going through basic training (he was 16 at the time, and not even shaving yet). ...
    • Lincoln and McClellan portraits

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
    • Portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Gen. George McClellan framed by wreaths of flowers. Union soldier and Zouave soldier on either side with banner "Review of the Army." Design in red, blue, and yellow on a white envelope. Printed by Chas. Magnus, 12...
    • Lincoln and McClellan portraits

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
    • Portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Gen. George McClellan framed by wreaths of flowers. Union soldier and Zouave soldier on either side with banner "Review of the Army." Design in red, blue, and yellow on a white envelope. Printed by Chas. Magnus, 12...
    • Lincoln and Gen. McClellan

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
    • Portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Gen. George McClellan framed by wreaths of flowers. Union soldier and Zouave soldier on either side with banner "Review of the Army." Design in purple on white envelope. Printed by Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St.,...
    • Portrait of Salmon P. Chase

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873
    • Portrait of Salmon P. Chase in oval frame with signature. Design in red, yellow, blue and green. Printed by Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St. N.Y.
    • Major General McClellan portrait

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885
    • Portrait of Maj. General McClellan, Commander of the Federal Forces, on the Potomac. Printed by J. G. Wells, Park Row & Beekman St., N.Y.
    • Lieutenant Frank Brownell Portrait

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Brownell, Frank
    • Portrait of Lieutenant Frank Brownell, the Union soldier who shot Stonewall Jackson. Magee, 316 Chestnut St. Philadelphia.
    • Portrait of Gideon Welles

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Postal service--United States--History; Covers (Philatety)--United States--History; Patriotic envelopes; Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878
    • Portrait of Gideon Welles in oval frame with signature. Design in red, yellow, blue and green. Printed by Chas. Magnus, 12 Frankfort St. N.Y.

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