01/AR0180 Guide to the John Hancock Collection Hancock, John

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Guide to the John Hancock Collection Manuscripts Overview of the Collection John Hancock Collection 01/AR0180 1.00 English Manuscripts A manuscript concerning John L. Hancocks memories of his involvement in World War II.. Administrative Information Acquisition Information:




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John Hancock Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

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Scope and Contents

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.

Detailed List of Contents id90483 1 Multiple Collections 642221 Scope and Contents

This box contains records from the following collections:  Howard Hensley; Fiske Hanley; Don Houseman; Emil Matula; William Madzik; and Military Publications

id151616 1 8 Third Reich Finale: As witnessed by John L. Hancock, 259th Field Artillery Battalion 628597 Scope and Contents

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.