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Frank Turosik papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2004 Box 6 (04.0184-04.0216), Folder: 04.0208 - Folder 1
Identifier: 04.0208

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the oral history interview of Frank Turosik conducted by Jack Sigler on January 2, 2004. Turosik served as a combat engineer in the Pacific theater of war.


  • Created: 1942-1945
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1944
  • Other: Date acquired: 07/01/2004


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Frank Turosik was drafted and following six weeks of basic training, he set out for Melbourne, Australia. Turosik was assigned to the 41st Infantry Division once in Australia. His unit served at Port Moresby and later on in the Philippine. He was hit by shrapnel on Biak Island. Turosik returned to the States and served as a TMP guarding German POWs. He was discharged in December of 1945.


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Custodial History

Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.

Source of Acquisition

Frank Turosik

Method of Acquisition


Frank Turosik papers
Craig Whittington
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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