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Clarence H. Anderson papers

 Collection — Box: 15.0005 - Box 1
Identifier: 02-15.0005

Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Private First Class Clarence H. Anderson who served with the 41st Armored Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Division, in the European theater during World War II. The collection contains letters from Anderson to his fiance Eleanor Schumaker. The letters encompass ten months from March 1944-January 1945 in which he writes from England, France, Belgium, and Germany. Clarence was wounded in Germany and sent to a hospital in England to recover. Julius Sleszak was stationed in California in the Transportation Section at Camp Beale. He sent seven letters to his wife during November 1945.

Dates

  • Created: 1944-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 02/27/2015

Creator

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Biographical or Historical Information

Clarence H. Anderson was from Kankakee, Illinois. He served as a Private in the 41st Armored Infantry Regiment, 2nd Armored Division and served in Africa, Sicily, England, France, Belgium, and Germany. Anderson was later promoted to Private First Class. He was injured in combat in Germany and recovered in a hospital in England. He married Eleanor Schumaker on November 17, 1945.

Julius Sleszak was stationed at Camp Beale in California. He worked in the Transportation Section fixing vehicles.

Extent

1 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Chronological

Source of Acquisition

Richard Campbell

Method of Acquisition

Donation
Title
Clarence H. Anderson papers
Author
Allison Overholt
Date
09/20/2018
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

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