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Silzer, Charles F., 1924-2010



  • Existence: 1924 - 2010
  • Usage: 1924 - 2010

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Charles F. Silzer collection

 Collection — 19.0024 - Box 1
Identifier: 19.0024
Content Description

This collection relates to Corporal Charles F. Silzer who served with the 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He participated in the battles of Cape Gloucester, New Britian, Peleliu, and Okinawa and occupation of China. The collection contains letters Silzer wrote to his fiance, later wife, Florence Erickson, photographs of Silzer, and a framed discharge document.

Dates: 1941-2019; Majority of material found within 1944-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-11-05