Ernie E. Williams World War I diary

Ernie E. Williams World War I diary

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Williams, Ernie E.
Title: Ernie E. Williams World War I diary
Dates: 1942-1945
Quantity: 1.0 folder (1 diary)
Coll. Number: ms2279

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of an unbound diary kept by Ernie E. Willians from 1942-1945. Entries regard life on board U.S.S. Dorothea L. Dix, transporting U.S. troops to Europe, submarine attacks, battles involving Dorothea L. Dix, various ports and countries, and Williams' duties as a gunner's mate. Also included is a list of locations and dates U.S.S. Dorothea L. Dix departed from and arrived at from September 25, 1942-November 8, 1944.

Index Terms

Dorothea L. Dix (Ship).
United States. Navy. -- Gunner's mates
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Ernie E. Williams World War I diary, ms 2279, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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