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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Weiss
Title
WEISS, Steve (b 1925)
Date(s)
1943-1945, 1972
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
5 files

Context

Name of creator(s)

Weiss, Steve, b 1925

Administrative / Biographical history

Born, 1925; 36 Div, US Army, Florida, France and Italy, 1943-1945; one time War Studies student, King's College London.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by Steve Weiss, 2002-2003.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Memoir of World War Two service by Steve Weiss with photographs, 1943-1945; comprising a memoir of his service in 36 Div, US Army, in Italy and France, 1943-1945. Based on his 'Experience of War' lectures given in the Department of War Studies, King's College London; photocopy photographs relating to his service in 36 Div, US Army, 1943-1945. Subjects are: Steve Weiss and others at Camp Blanding, Florida, 1943; recently destroyed bridge at Viviers on the River Rhone, France, Jul 1944; Weiss and others embarking at Naples, Italy, Aug 1944; with unidentified US war correspondent, Lyon, Sep 1944; Steve Weiss and others near Remiremont, Vosges, France, Oct 1944; in Paris, France, 1945; Caserne, Jeanne d'Arc, Reims, France, 1945; Weiss and others on the stairs to the hayloft that had been his wartime hiding place, near Valence, France, Jul 1972; 2 commercial videotapes, Victory in North Africa and D Day heroes .

Accruals

2 accessions in 2002 and 2003

System of arrangement

Arranged according to the order shown above in the Scope and Content section.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research us only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material

English

Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

Steve Weiss has retained the original photographs.

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Geoff Browell for the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions

National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997; ISAD(G), Second Edition, 2000.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

July 2003

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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • State security
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Weiss, Steve, b 1925
  • Weiss, Steve, b 1925

Corporate names

  • US Army

Places

  • Camp Blanding, Florida, USA, North America
  • Lyon, France
  • Naples, Italy
  • Paris, France
  • Remiremont, France
  • Valence, France
  • Viviers, France

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