World War II Correspondence of David MacGillivray
Identifier: MSN/MN 5025
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This collection contains correspondence written by Private First Class (Pfc.) David MacGillivray to his fiance, Eleanor Gamber, during World War II. Pfc. David MacGillivray was assigned to the 102nd Infantry Division and was initially stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey. The letters offer a first-hand account of the actions of the 102nd Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations during World War II with notable locations that include the Cherbourg Peninsula in France and the Rhine and Roer Rivers in Germany/Holland. Materials include correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, and ephemera.
- MacGillivray, David (Person)
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- Cherbourg (France) Subject Source: Local sources
- Clippings (information artifacts) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ephemera (general object genre) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Fort Dix (New Jersey) Subject Source: Local sources
- Gamber, Eleanor
- Pamphlets Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Rhine River Subject Source: Local sources
- Roer River Subject Source: Local sources
- United States. Army. Infantry Division, 102nd
- United States. Army. United States Forces, European Theater
- World War, 1939-1945. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War II Correspondence of David MacGillivray
- Trudie Mullins
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