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box 1, folder 1

Service record 1945-1946

box 1, folder 2

Service in Persian Gulf Command materials 1942-1945

Scope and Contents note

Includes memoranda, orders, invitations, passes, certificates, receipts, and ephemera relating to Hill's service in Iran and time spent in Palestine, Germany, and Paris on leave or in connection with his Army service. Also includes a small amount of material related to Claude Hovis, Hill's roommate, who was killed in Iran.
box 1, folder 3

Agenda book and calendars 1943-1944

box 1, folder 4

Correspondence, 1943-1945

Scope and Contents note

Between Hill and his wife, Martha (Marty).
box 1, folder 5

Photographs undated

Scope and Contents note

French Foreign Legion headquarters, Sidi Bel Abbès, Algeria (2 photos); unidentified Army men getting water from barrels in desert (1 photo); and 60th Operations group in front of C-47 aircraft, possibly at Tafaraoui Airfield, Algeria (1 photo).

Printed matter 1920-1949

box 1, folder 6

Germany, 1942, 1944

box 1, folder 7

India, Iraq, Libya, Syria 1942, undated

box 1, folder 8

Iran - guides 1942-1943, undated

box 1, folder 9

Iran, Middle and Near East - maps undated

box 1, folder 10

Iran/Persian Gulf Command - clippings 1943-1944, undated

box 1, folder 11

Palestine, 1944, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes maps, tour information, and newsletters collected by Hill in relation to leave taken in Palestine.
box 1, folder 12

Paris, 1943, 1945, undated

box 1, folder 13

Railway service 1943-1945

Scope and Contents note

Includes materials specifically related to the 762nd Railway Shop Battalion.
box 1, folder 14

United States Army, general 1943, 1945, undated

box 1, folder 15

Manuals, 1920, 1944

box 1, folder 16

Miscellaneous 1949, undated


Oversize material 1937-1945

box 2, folder 1

The National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 84, No. 2 1943 August

Scope and Contents note

Includes article titled "Iran in Wartime."
box 2, folder 1

Persian Gulf Command undated

Scope and Contents note

Brief pictorial record of Persian Gulf region. Includes standardized letter to all individuals who served in Persian Gulf Command from Brigadier General Donald P. Booth.
box 2, folder 1

Souvenir of an Accomplishment 1944

Scope and Contents note

Photo booklet recognizing American railroad efforts in Iran to bring supplies to Russians in World War II.
box 2, folder 1

Yank, The Army Weekly, Persian Gulf edition, Vol. 1, No. 18, excerpt 1943 December 15

box 2, folder 1

The Saturday Evening Post, excerpt 1944 September 2

box 2, folder 1

Attack, excerpt 1944 July

Scope and Contents note

Includes article titled "Men of the 762nd Find Time for Recreation Now."
box 2, folder 1

Egyptian Mail, No. 9681, excerpt 1945 May 29

box 2, folder 1

Sandscript, Vol. 3, No. 19 1945 May 26

box 2, folder 2

[Shaypour?] magazine 1943

Language of Material: Persian.
box 2, folder 2

Krokodil (Moscow), No. 26-27 1943

box 2, folder 2

Voici comment la VIIIème Armée battit les Allemandes et fit crouler l'Empire Africain de Mussolini undated

box 2, folder 2

La guerre illustrée, L.T.A. Robinson, Ltd. (London) 1943 March

box 2, folder 3

"Gmunden [Austria]: Das tor ins Salzkammergut," tourist map 1940

box 2, folder 3

"Gmunden [Austria], Ostmark, Deutschland," tourist map undated

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"Old Persia, Modern Iran," illustrated map undated

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"Cartographical Map of Iran, Once Known as Persia, Showing Many Places of Biblical and Historical Interest," Persian Gulf Command, illustrated map circa 1944

box 2, folder 4

"Iran," TWA travel poster undated

box 2, folder 4

"Deep in Iran, Alco-G.E. Diesel-electric Locomotives Haul Supplies to Russia," General Electric poster undated

box 2, folder 4

"New Songs," songbook of compositions from Iranian composer Ahmad Furutan Rad 1937

Language of Material: Persian.
box 2, folder 5

Algérie, edition de l'OFALAC [Office algérien d'action économique et touristique] undated