BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "SOUTH CAROLINA"
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Gas Chamber Exercise

Gas chamber Exercise

1944

Training was not relegated to just active duty military personnel. Civilians employed on military installations...

Tags: Gas Masks | South Carolina | World War II
Organizational photograph of Company

398th Port Battalion

November 26, 1942

African American military units commanded by white officers were organized across the country. This Transportation Company...

Tags: African Americans | South Carolina | World War II
Blimp Engages Submarine

Blimp Engages Sub

July 20, 1943

On the night of July 20, 1943, the observation blimp K-74 engaged a German submarine in the waters off of Charleston, SC...

Tags: South Carolina | Submarine Combat | World War II
Segregation in the Textile Industry

Segregation in textile Mills

1942

This is a transcript of a South Carolina law mandating segregation in textile mills...

Tags: African Americans | Labor | South Carolina | World War II
Violation of Navy Censorship Regulations

Censorship Regulations

February 8, 1943

Elizabeth Davis, a teacher at Kirby-Smith Junior High School in Jacksonville, organized the Victory Club whose members wrote letters...

Tags: Censorship | South Carolina | World War II
Women's Army Corps (WAC) Reenlistment Ceremony

Reenlistment Ceremony

August 2, 1943

About 150,000 women served in Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) detachments...

Tags: South Carolina | Women | World War II
Women's Army Corps (WAC) Basketball Game

WAC Basketball Game

January 1944

About 150,000 women served in Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) and Women's Army Corps (WAC) detachments...

Tags: Basketball | South Carolina | Women | World War II
British Captain Colin Montgomery

Captain Colin Montgomery

November 16, 1944

Captain Colin Montgomery, brother of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, was Chaplain of the British Hospital Ship "Dorsetshire"...

Tags: Chaplains | Health | Ships | South Carolina | World War II
Beach Landing Training

Beach Landing Training

1943

The Charleston Port of Embarkation hosted a variety of activities during the war, including army beach landing training...

Tags: Military Operations | South Carolina | World War II
War Manpower Radio Script

Radio Script

ca. 1943-1945

In order to recruit more qualified workers and increase production, the Charleston Navy Yard used scripted radio interviews...

Tags: Propaganda | South Carolina | World War II