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John Hancock Collection | Manuscripts

Collection Overview

Title: John Hancock CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/AR0180
Extent: 1.0 Folders
Date Acquired: 00/00/2003. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects: World War II
Languages: English

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A manuscript concerning John L. Hancocks memories of his involvement in World War II..

Scope and Contents of the Materials

A manuscript written by John L. Hancock concerning the 259th Field Artillery Battalion's activities during World War II.  He gives his account of the Battle of the Bulge, the capture of the bridge at Remagen, what he wittnessed at Buchenwald and the occupation duties the battallion undertook.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: 2003-003
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: John Hancock
Acquisition Method: Gift

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Box 1: Multiple CollectionsAdd to your cart.
This box contains records from the following collections:  Howard Hensley; Fiske Hanley; Don Houseman; Emil Matula; William Madzik; and Military Publications
Barcode: 642221
Folder 8: Third Reich Finale: As witnessed by John L. Hancock, 259th Field Artillery BattalionAdd to your cart.
The manuscript provides John Hancocks memories of the activies of the 259th Field Artillery Battalion during World War II.  These include the Battle of the Bulge, the capture of the bridge at Remagen, his witnessing the opening of Buchenwald, and occupation duties.
Barcode: 628597

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