On the Web: E.B Sledge Digital Collection

AUBURN, AL (WSFA) - A prized historical collection at Auburn University is attracting national attention following an HBO documentary called "The Pacific."

Te key character in that show is a World War II veteran, Dr. E.B. Sledge, who fought in the Pacific and turned his notes about warfare into several highly acclaimed books.

Auburn University, Sledge's Alma Mater, has a collection of his letters and memoirs in its archives

The collection helped film directors Stephen Spielberg and Tom Hanks shape the new documentary.

You can view the collection here! Http://diglib.auburn.edu/collections/ebsledge/

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