Guide to the W.F. Clingman World War II Journal
Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives
Title: W.F. Clingman World War II Journal
Creator: Clingman, W.F.
Identifier/Call Number: SC.WFC
Extent: 0.04 linear feet
Abstract: W.F. Clingman, a United States Coast Guard officer, kept this handwritten journal from September 22 nd to October 3 rd, 1945 while assisting in minesweeping operations in the Kii Channel (Kii Suido) in Japan after the end of World War II. In the journal, Clingman describes in detail his experiences in Japan, writing about the minesweeping process, the weather, his interactions with the local Japanese people, his observations of Japanese culture and the local scenery, literature, and his desires to return to the United States.
Language of Material: English
The W.F. Clingman World War II Journal is a handwritten bound journal composed by United States Coast Guard officer W.F. Clingman in 1945. In the journal, Clingman describes in detail his experiences in Japan, writing about his work assisting a minesweeping operation, the weather, his interactions with the local Japanese people, his observations of Japanese culture and the local scenery, literature, and his desires to return to the United States.
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Jessica Geiser, 2014
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Box 1, Item 1
Bound Handwritten Journal, 1945