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Milton Charles Brown papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2018 Box, Folder: 18.0004-Folder 1
Identifier: 18.0004

Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Technical Sergeant Milton Charles Brown who served in the U.S. Army with the 893rd Tank Destroyer Battalion as an Operations Noncommissioned Officer during World War II. Brown served in the European Theater of Operations.  The collection includes Brown's military personnel documents and photographs.


  • created: 1925-1954
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 2018-03-03


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

Milton Charles Brown was born on July 26, 1925, in Brilliant, Ohio to Charles and Ida Brown. He entered active duty in the U.S. Army on July 20, 1943, at Clarksburg, West Virginia. He served with Headquarters Company, 893rd Tank Destroyer Battalion, as the Operations NCO in the U.S. and the European Theater of Operations. Brown left the U.S. for overseas on February 27, 1944, and returned on December 27, 1945. He was discharged on January 1, 1946, at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation in Pennsylvania. Brown passed away in Cuyahoga, Ohio on  February 1, 2009.


1.00 folders

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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

Lynn D. Brown  (Daughter of Milton Charles Brown)

Method of Acquisition


Milton Charles Brown papers
Michael G. Kasper
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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