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Collection — Box: Single Folder Collections-2003 Box, Folder: 03.0176 - Folder 1
Scope and Contents This collection relates to Herman Stern who served in the U.S. Army with the 165th Engineer Combat Battalion in the European Theater. The collection contains a timeline of Stern's life, focusing on his World War II service, and also contains a manuscript about Stern's battalion entitled, "Is This It?: A History of the 165th Engineer Combat Battalion in World War II," by Richard Ross Rebert. The manuscript details the 165th's induction, training, and combat deployment in France and Germany from 1943 to 1945. The collection also includes a USO Club "Voice Letter" package for a record from Herman to Louis Stern, with a picture of a Jewish kid blowing a shofar and Hebrew and English letters...
Dates: Event: 1943-1948; Other: Date acquired: 10/14/2003