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Guide to the Raymond C. Fleming Collection, 1941-1946
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Description
Raymond Fleming enlisted in the US Army on January 29, 1942 on Christmas Island, where he worked as an Assistant Engineer. He served in the Pacific Theater as an Army Engineer throughout 1942.The collection documents his experiences on Christmas Island in late 1941, especially on Pearl Harbor Day, and as an Army Engineer in the Pacific Theater in 1942. It consists primarily of diaries written by Fleming between November 1941 and June 1942, and one diary from 1946 that documents his experiences immediately following the war, including his civilian work and marriage.
Background
Raymond Creffield Fleming was born August 19, 1916 in Washington state. After he and his family moved to San Francisco, he attended the University of California, Berkeley where he served in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). In November 1941, he sailed on the SS Haleakala from Honolulu to Christmas Island, where he worked as an Assistant Engineer until enlisting in the US Army on January 29, 1942. He served in the Pacific Theater as an Army Engineer throughout 1942.
Extent
0.42 linear feet
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Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.