Ernie E. Williams World War II diary

Ernie E. Williams World War II diary

Descriptive Summary

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

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of an unbound diary with entries describing 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

United States. Navy. -- Gunner's mates
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Ernie E. Williams World War II diary, ms2279, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing