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Local institutions, such as the La Crosse Public Library, the Area Research Center in Murphy Library at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and the La Crosse County Historical Society, have documents, photographs, recordings, and artifacts that help tell the story of our contribution to victory in World War II.
Veterans History project: DVDs located between 920 and 921 in the Adult Nonfiction collection at the Main Library with the numbers 940.5481. Students at the LaCrossroads School Interviewed local World War II veterans.
Francis E. Sawyer
Gordon O. Hoffman
Maurice H. Raifsnider
Vernetta Fish (See also The Road She Traveled: Vernetta Fish; she was in the United States Marine Corps in World War II.)
Total War on the homefront: LaCrosse, Wisconsin and the world wars by Richard L. Pifer, 1976 (Master’s Thesis for the University of Wisconsin-Madison)
- La Crosse History Unbound
- Manuscript collections at the La Crosse Public Library Archives
- University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Oral History Collection
- "World War II Letters Abroad: Frank Fuchs" http://www.friendlyfindingaid.com/frank-fuchs/
- "Experiences of World War II Veterans" http://www.friendlyfindingaid.com/experiences-of-world-war-ii-veterans/
- "Letters of World War II in the Pacific" http://www.friendlyfindingaid.com/letters-of-world-war-ii-in-the-pacific/
- "Women, Work, and World War II" http://www.friendlyfindingaid.com/women-work-and-world-war-ii/
- "Letters from the Battlefield: Trowbridge Letters" http://www.friendlyfindingaid.com/trowbridge-letters/