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Harold W. Benzenberg collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2006 Box, Folder: 06.0091 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-06.0091

Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Harold W. Benzenberg who served as a Photographer's Mate Third Class, and as a submarine spotter on the U.S. coast in New York and Maryland during World War II. This collection contains Benzenberg's certificate of fitness, honorable discharge papers, dog tags, certificate of satisfactory service, navy training course certificate, selective service system request, notice of separation service, and three photographs.


  • Majority of material found within 1944-1954


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast works from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience must be requested and granted in writing by the director of the Institute. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Institute on World War II as the owner of the physical items and the copyright holder. Possession of a copy of an item does not constitute permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast it. The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience reserves the right to refuse permission to individuals and publishers who have not complied with its policies. Permission fees must be paid before images are provided. Please contact the director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience for current publication and duplication rates.

Biographical / Historical

Harold W. Benzenberg was born on November 12, 1911 in Brooklyn, New York. Benzenberg served during World War II as a submarine spotter on the U.S. coast and as a Photographer’s Mate third class. He served in New York City, Sampson, New York, Lido Beach, New York, and Petuxent River, Maryland. After his service, he worked as an engineer. Benzenberg passed away at the age of 92 on May 13, 2004 in Havana, Florida.


1 folders (1 folder)

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Harold W. Benzenberg collection
Beatrice Dain
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Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository