United States. Army
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: M/A 0375
Description of Contents Correspondence, memoir, compiled documents, and paper weight made from defused artillery shell documenting the experiences of two members of Amy Rea's family in World War II. Crippen's materials include a memoir he wrote, originals and photocopies of documents charting his service in the U.S. Navy, and the paperweight he created from defused Japanese artillery shell detonators on Guadalcanal. Beck's materials include letters written to his family in Blackduck, Minnesota, primarily during...
Dates: 1942 - 2004
Identifier: M/A 0387
Description of Contents This collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Jack Kotthoff during his European service in World War II and documents from the Battery C 217th and Battery B 49th veterans' organization from the late 1940s to the early 2000s. The scrapbook contains black and white photographs and other mementos of Kotthoff's service in Iceland, Scotland, England, France, Belgium, and the Rhineland. Documents from the veterans' organization are chiefly annual reunion minutes and mailing...
Dates: 1941 - 2003