Overview of the Craig W. H. Luther papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff and Rachel Yamada
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Title: Craig W. H. Luther papers
Date (inclusive): 1981-1983
Collection Number: 88064
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Materials in English, German, and Russian
Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 linear feet)
Abstract: 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, and summaries of interviews with these veterans, relating 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).
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Luther, Craig W. H.

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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.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

American historian.

Scope and Content of Collection

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, and summaries of interviews with these veterans, relating 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.

Box 1

Interviews with veterans, 1981-1983

Language of Material: English

Scope and Contents note

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, and summaries of interviews with these veterans, relating 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).
Box 2-4

2014 incremental materials,