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Crippen and Beck Family World War II Papers

 Collection
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

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  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. X
  • Subject: Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943 X