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Military police

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Elmer J. Morinskey collection

 Collection — Box 20.0004-Box 1
Identifier: 02-20.0004
Content Description

This collection relates to Elmer J. Morinskey who served as a sergeant with the 885th Guard Squadron at Romulus Army Air Field near Detroit, MI. The collection contains a photograph album, newspaper clippings, training certificates, and greeting cards.

Dates: Event: 1941-1957

John O. Pons transcript

 Collection — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0059 - Folder 1
Identifier: 02-09.0059
Scope and Contents

1st Lieutenant John O. Pons' oral history transcript details his experience as a military policeman at the Nuremberg Trials as a part of the 793rd Military Police Battalion from 1945-1946. Pons also describes his return to Germany in 1951-1952 as a member of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, of the 4th Infantry Division. Pons provided security during the Nuremberg Trials over 10 separate occasions and spent most of his time completing various tasks such as breaking up riots, controlling traffic, and participating in raids.

Dates: Created: 1945-1952; Other: Majority of material found within 1945-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/14/2009