World War II Military Documents1945

Descriptive Summary

Title
World War II Military Documents1945
Creator
Headquarters of the Commander in Chief of the Pacific and U. S. Pacific Fleet
Extent
3 items
Subjects
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
Atomic bomb--Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands)--Blast effect
World War II (1939-1945)--Collectibles--Japan
Carter, J. L.
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection consists of a pamphlet, a policy letter, and a confidential document related to World War II. The undated pamphlet, entitled "Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941," tells the story of the attack on U. S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. It was issued from the Headquarters of the Commander in Chief of the Pacific and U. S. Pacific Fleet. The policy letter, dated Dec. 10, 1945, and issued by the U. S. Naval Technical Mission to Japan, relates to souvenirs collected by naval personnel. On the back side of the letter is a certificate of ownership of J. L. Carter, Ensign, U.S.N.R, for several items. The undated confidential document relates to the atomic bomb test site at Bikini Island. Notes indicate what happened after the test explosion to the ships positioned around the island and to the animals onboard the ships.
Arrangement: Chronological