xt7h707wmm31 https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7h707wmm31/data/mets.xml https://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt7h707wmm31/data/2010MS020.xml Houge, Norman Erling, 1917-1985 19431945 0.18 Cubic feet 1 box The Norman Erling Houge diary contains a day-by-day diary that provides a description of Houge's life in World War II. The entries are typically short and consist of activities throughout his training at Camp Walters in Texas, Hammer Field in Fresno, California, and the Army Air Field in Santa Maria, California. collections English University of Kentucky This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed.  Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically.  Physical rights are retained by the owning repository.  Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.  For information about permissions to reproduce or publish, contact the Special Collections Research Center. Norman Erling Houge diary Military training camps. Soldiers--United States. World War, 1939-1945. Norman Erling Houge diary text Norman Erling Houge diary 1943 2011 true xt7h707wmm31 collection false 
     
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                 Norman Erling Houge Diary, 1943-1945
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                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
                 
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             Norman Erling Houge diary 
             2010ms020 
             
                 University of Kentucky Special Collections 
             
             
                 
             
             
                 0.18 Cubic feet 
                 1 box 
             
             1943-1945 
             The Norman Erling Houge diary contains a day-by-day diary that provides a description of Houge's life in World War II. The entries are typically short and consist of activities throughout his training at Camp Walters in Texas, Hammer Field in Fresno, California, and the Army Air Field in Santa Maria, California. 
             
                 Houge, Norman Erling, 1917-1985 
             
         
         
             Preferred Citation note 
             2010MS020 : [identification of item], Norman Erling Houge diary, 1943-1945, University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Conditions Governing Access note 
             The intellectual rights to the collection reside with University of Kentucky Special Collections. 
         
         
             Conditions Governing Use note 
             Collection is available to researchers by appointment. 
         
         
             Scope and Contents note 
             The Norman Erling Hourge diary covers the World War II military life of Norman Houge. It documents his service, mostly on the West coast telling the story of a young musician who used his talents to entertain the troops in the area. 
         
         
             Arrangement note 
             The collection is comprised of two copies of a single item. 
         
         
             Biographical note 
             Norman Erling Houge, born in 1917, enlisted in the army on October 27, 1943. He left his home and wife, Grace Houge, for Camp Walters, Texas on November 17, 1943, eventually joining a regiment at the Amarillo Air Field in Amarillo, Texas. Throughout the duration of his enlistment, Houge trained not only at Camp Walters, but also around the United States at Hammer Field in Fresno, California and Army Air Field in Santa Maria, California. Never deployed to overseas, Private Houge entertained fellow soldiers at home through his music abilities for the duration of the Second World War. He was discharged and returned to Kentucky on January 20, 1945. 
         
         
             Tuck, Susan 
             Diaries. 
             Military training camps. 
             Soldiers--United States. 
             World War, 1939-1945. 
         
         
             
                 
                     Houge Diary: original, 
                     1 
                     1 
                     1943 December 25-1945 January 20  
                 
             
             
                 
                     Houge Diary: copy 
                     1 
                     2