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Charles Wilfong Chalker collection

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections – 2019 Box, Folder: 19.0014
Identifier: 19.0014

Content Description

This collection relates to Technician 5th Grade Charles Wilfong Chalker who served with the 76th Infantry Division in the European Theater during World War II. The collection contains three German World War II period flags brought back after the war from Europe by Chalker.


  • Existence: 1939-1945
  • Other: Date accessioned: 2019-08-02


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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 / Historical

Charles Wilfong Chalker was born in Florida on April 18, 1913. He received his BA in Journalism from the University of Florida and worked at the Tallahasee Democrat newspaper before entering the U.S. Army on June 29, 1942 at Camp Blanding, FL. Chalker was assigned to the 76th Infantry Division. Chalker remained with the 76th Division during campaigns in the European Theater and discharged in November 1945. He passed away on June 30,1979 in Tallahassee, FL. He is buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Tallahassee, FL.


1 boxes (Flag Box 1)

Custodial History

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

Charles Wilfong Chalker collection
Michael G. Kasper
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

116 Honors Way
PO Box 3062047
Tallahassee FL 32306-2047 US