World War II

1939 - 1945
An estimated 750,000 Texans served in the armed forces during World War II.

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Yount-Manion Films - Mildred’s Departure (1939)
Home movie scenes of the Beaumont Santa Fe depot during the 1940s
The Witt Springer Collection, no. 2 - Wartime, 1942
Home movie made up several moving image portraits of family members
The Texas Experience - Tom Landry Presents Dorie Miller
Tom Landry tells the story Navy Messman Doris "Dorie" Miller's heroic actions during the Japanese attack ...
The Texas Experience - Sally Ride Presents the Urbanization of Texas
Astronaut Sally Ride discusses World War II industrialization and the resulting post-war urbanization of ...
The Skibelski Legacy, Poland Continues as the Skibell Legacy, America (1997)
Videotaped oral history of brothers Albert and Sydney Skibell sharing their family history in pre-war and...
The Raiford H. Burton Collection, no. 2 - Texas Centennial and WWII Scrap Metal Drive (1930-43)
Home movie footage of the Burton family, the Texas Centennial Exposition, and a WWII scrap metal drive
The Porter Click Family, no. 9 - US Army Deep in Snow
Home movie scenes of the U.S. Army during World War II in the snow
The Porter Click Family, no. 4 - Fort Sam Post Chapel and Maneuvers (1942)
Home movie scenes of WWII soldiers at Fort Sam and on maneuvers in Wisconsin in 1942
The Ortiz Family - “Our Service Men ‘43” (1943)
Home movie scenes from 1943 featuring armed services men in the Oritz family
Category - The Lt. Col. Jack Bradley Collection
The Lt. Col. Jack Bradley Collection, no. 4 - Ninth Air Force Combat Film
This Ninth Air Force Combat Film, photographed by the 4th Combat Camera Unit, details a fighter pilot's m...
The Lt. Col. Jack Bradley Collection, no. 3 - The Fight for the Sky
The World War II, US propaganda, film “The Fight for the Sky” was produced by the American Army Air Force...
The Lt. Col. Jack Bradley Collection, no. 2 - Gun Camera Footage
Footage captured by the gun camera mounted on Lt. Col. Jack Bradley's P-51 Mustang of different missions ...
The Lt. Col. Jack Bradley Collection, no. 1 - Airfield and Gun Camera Footage
Footage of images captured by Lt. Col. Jack Bradley's gun camera and images which he seems to have shot h...
The Broken Bridge (1960)
Audie Murphy in an episode of The Big Picture, titled “The Broken Bridge”
Seguin War Hero Returns Home
Featured in this 1942 newsreel and silent outtake footage is Captain Alvin Mueller, Jr. returning home to...
Report From Texas
A stirring depiction of Texans' patriotism, detailing their contributions to the war effort through milit...
Ray Jelinek Collection, no.1 - Houston Fire Department Presents - Incendiary Bombing and Fire D...
Industrial film featuring footage of six members of the Houston Fire Department at a training conference ...
Out 'N About with Jimmy Medellin - Confederate Air Force Base
Educational film narrated by Jimmy Medellin and George Vasquez presenting the Confederate Air Force Base ...
Looking Ahead to Greater Horizons (1946-47)
Promotional film for Abilene Christian College profiling the school, its benefactors, its values, and its...
King of the Cowboys (1943)
Feature film starring Roy Rogers
Japanese War Bride I
The Japanese wife of a U.S. serviceman speaks about her experiences in her new country
Japanese War Bride II
The Japanese wife of a U.S. serviceman speaks about her experiences in her new country
Japanese War Bride III
The Japanese wife of a U.S. serviceman speaks about her experiences in her new country.
Alien Enemy Detention Facility, Crystal City, Texas
An overview of daily life at the Crystal City internment ‘camp' during World War II-- from the perspectiv...
A Carrier Comes Home
A patriotic World War II era film produced by the Army-Navy Screen Magazine details a visit by the Hollyw...