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Marl A. Lymburner World War II US Army Training Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Marl A. Lymburner World War II US Army Training Collection, 1942-1944Save to your list.

ID: SC/USAT

Primary Creator: Lymburner, Marl A. (1921-)

Extent: 0.23 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 10/01/2013

Forms of Material: Maps, Paper records, Publications

Languages: English

Abstract

This collection of training materials from Fort Benning during World War II was created by an unnamed enlisted man in the United States Army. It consists of combat training pamphlets, Conference Course Training Bulletins, and other materials, including maps and a handwritten notebook kept by the trainee with notes on first aid, use of photographs and maps in surveillance, indirect targeting, combat intelligence, use of hand grenades, tactical training for individual soldiers, supplies, reconnaisance, use of mortars, communications, motorized patrolling, and other topics.

Biographical Note

Marl Atwood Lymburner was born November 20, 1921 in Niagara Falls, NY to Canadian parents who were both naturalized US citizens. He attended Niagara University in New York where he studied chemistry, and joined the ROTC. Lymburner entered the US Army at Fort Niagara on May 31, 1943, went to basic training at Camp Wheeler in Georgia, and attended the Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP) at Fort Benning in Georgia where he taught Chemistry and Math. In 1944 he joined the Air Corps as a navigator at the Nashville Army Air Center. He was unmarried during the war, and listed his hobbies as including photography, woodworking, tennis, boating, and gardening, among other things. His older brother Ross served in the US Marine Corps during the war.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Marl A. Lymburner World War II US Army Training Collection consists of training materials from Fort Benning during World War II was created by an unnamed enlisted man in the US Army. It consists of combat training pamphlets, Conference Course Training Bulletins, and other materials, including maps and a handwritten notebook kept by the trainee with notes on first aid, use of photographs and maps in surveillance, indirect targeting, combat intelligence, use of hand grenades, tactical training for individual soldiers, supplies, reconnaisance, use of mortars, communications, motorized patrolling, and other topics.

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & Archives

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Acquisition Source: Purchase

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.

Other Note: This collection was purchased with funds generously donated by Gus and Erika Manders.


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Box 1Save to your list.
Folder 1: Biographical Letter, "My Life in Brief"Save to your list.
Folder 2: Combat Training: The Rifle and Weapons Platoons, File No 3-151C-5, 1944Save to your list.
Folder 3: Conference Course, Training Bulletin No. MP3-3, Bayonet, 1942Save to your list.
Folder 4: Index: Infantry School Subject Schedules and Training Charts, 1944Save to your list.
Folder 5: NotebookSave to your list.
Folder 6: Tactical Employment 81 MM Mortar Platoon in the Attack, Troopleading, 1944Save to your list.


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