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1914-1984 (Bulk 1939-1966)

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The Charles B. Burdick Military History Collection, 1914-1984 (bulk 1939-1966), represents the research files and collections amassed by military historian and SJSU history professor, Charles B. Burdick. The collection documents the history of World War I and World War II. World War I subjects covered include the Paris Peace Conference and the Treaty of Versailles, which formally ended World War I and military operations. World War II materials include publications originating from the German High Command, as well as reports and statistics from countries such as Italy, Germany, Japan, and the United States. The collection also includes print copies of the legal proceedings from the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, and maps of important World War II locations. The formats represented include correspondence, ephemera, maps, newspaper clippings, reports, and scrapbooks. This collection is arranged into three series: Series I: World War I & World War II Materials, 1914-1984 (bulk 1939-1958); Series II. International Military Tribunal for the Far East (IMTFE) Materials, 1946-1948; and Series III. Military Maps, 1919-1966 (bulk 1950-1966).

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The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918 -- Records and correspondence
World War, 1914-1918 -- Maps
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Records and correspondence
World War, 1939-1945 -- Maps
International Military Tribunal for the Far East

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