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Daniel Dean Becker collection

 Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections - 2002 Box, Folder: 02.0098 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-02.0098

Content Description

This collection relates to Daniel Dean Becker who served in the 110th Signal Company, 10th Mountain Division in Italy during World War II. This collection contains a veterans questionnaire and memoir entitled "Memoirs of a Signalman: 110 Signal Company, 10th Mountain Division, Italy World War II."

Dates

  • September 9, 1999
  • Event: Majority of material found within 1943-1946

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

Daniel Dean Becker was born on July 30, 1925 in Southbend, Indiana. In December 1943, shortly after his 18th birthday, Becker was inducted at Camp Atteberry in Southern Indiana. From there, he was assigned to the Signal Corps and send to Camp Crowder for basic training. Becker then went to Chicago where he learned the automatic dial central office repair. He was then sent to Camp Carson, Colorado. He served in the 10th Mountain Division as a "mule skinner." Becker then transferred to Italy where he fixed switchboards. Becker was discharged on April 23, 1946. Following his service, Becker worked as an electrical engineer starting with the Navy missile program before joining NASA in Houston. Daniel Dean Becker passed away in 2008 at the age of 83.

Extent

1 folders (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Title
Daniel Dean Becker collection
Author
Beatrice Dain
Date
December 2, 2020
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository

Contact:
Florida State University
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