Class Year

2011

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Description

This collection gives insight into the pre- and inter-wartime life of George H. Sweet Jr. ’42 as a member and captain of L.S.T. 358 in the Mediterranean. It also provides general information about World War II in the Mediterranean and L.S.T.s. It further gives a glimpse of the experiences of Donald Sweet ’49 as an aircrewman in the Pacific theater, specifically about life and important happenings during the invasion of Okinawa in 1945.

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Collection Size

.81 cubic feet

Publication Date

Fall 2010

Keywords

World War II, WWII, Second World War, War Correspondence, LST 358, Light Ship-Tank 358, Sailor Aviators, Navy Patrol Bombing Squadron, Okinawa, Pacific Theater, Mediterranean Theater, Gettysburg College, Phi Delta Theta

Disciplines

European History | History | Military History | Oral History | Public History | United States History

MS-117: Papers of George H. Sweet Jr. ’42

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