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Thomas Nugent Crowley Diary

Thomas Nugent Crowley Diary

Holograph diary contains brief entries of Crowley's personal and professional experiences as a U.S. Army officer, stationed in various places in the United States, during World War II. He served in California at an Immigration and Naturalization Service detention center, Tuna Canyon Detention Center, during December 1941; a German prisoner of war camp at Alva, Oklahoma, from September to December 1944; and an army administrative school in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Crowley also served as an escort for troops, rifle range officer, trial judge advocate of special court martials, and various other duties. Includes a fold-out world map.