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Partial Inventory of the Craig W. H. Luther papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Craig W. H. Luther papers
    Date (inclusive): 1981-2014
    Collection Number: 88064
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English, German, and Russian
    Physical Description: 40 manuscript boxes, 1 oversized box (17.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Memoirs, diaries, questionnaire responses and interview summaries of military veterans, notes, photocopies of military records, printed matter, and photographs relating to German military operations during World War II, mainly on the Eastern Front. Used as research material for the books by Craig W. H. Luther, Blood and Honor: The History of the 12th SS Panzer Division "Hitler Youth," 1943-1945 (San Jose, 1988), and Barbarossa Unleashed: The German Blitzkrieg through Central Russia to the Gates of Moscow, June-December 1941 (Atglen, Pa., 2013).
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Luther, Craig W. H.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Craig W. H. Luther papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1988, with increments received in 2014 and 2015.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    American historian.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Craig W. H. Luther papers include questionnaire responses and letters by veterans of the German 12th SS-Panzerdivision "Hitlerjugend" and by veterans of Canadian, British, and Polish military units who fought against the 12th SS-Panzerdivision, as well as summaries of interviews with these veterans. These materials relate to activities of the 12th SS-Panzerdivision in World War II, and especially during the 1944 Normandy campaign. Used as research material for the book by C. W. H. Luther, Blood and Honor: The History of the 12th SS Panzer Division "Hitler Youth," 1943-1945 (San Jose, 1988).

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Nationalsozialistische deutsche Arbeiter-Partei.
    Waffen-SS. SS-Panzerdivision "Hitlerjugend," 12.
    National socialism.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy.