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Preliminary Guide to the World War II - Philippines, New Guinea, Okinawa Photograph Collection
Bernath Mss 38  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: World War II - Philippines, New Guinea, Okinawa Photograph Collection,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1940s
    Collection Number: Bernath Mss 38
    Extent: .6 linear feet (2 oversize boxes)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur Oversize
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    World War II - Philippines, New Guinea, Okinawa Photograph Collection. Bernath Mss 38. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    More than 1,000 mostly World War II b/w photos, loose and in three photograph albums, many lacking identification. Includes scenes in Manila, Lingayen, Laoag, and other Philippine towns, many showing destruction of the war; railroad yards at Tarlac, Luzon; local population, villages and scenes in Philippines and Biak Island, New Guinea; scenes in Okinawa, including surrender of Japanese forces there. Also, U.S. and Japanese military aircraft (intact and destroyed); naval landing-craft during U.S. landing at Lingayen in Jan. 1945; U.S. military camps and personnel.; numerous scenes in the U.S.(Ohio, Florida, California), many with soldiers and sailors with family and friends; 1947 Cleveland air-show; and other post-war travel photos.