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Becker (Maurice Edwin) Second World War Correspondence
2014.161.w.r  
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Description
This collection contains the correspondence of Private First Class Maurice Edwin Becker, United States Army to his mother and father during the Second World War.
Background
According to the supplementary biography, PFC Maurice Edwin Becker went to the Army Specialized Training Corps at Princeton University. He served in the European Theater in Company L, 413th Regiment, 104th Infantry Division and received the Sharp Shooter medal and a Purple Heart for being wounded near Aachen, Germany. He spent over a year undergoing operations and rehab and then returned to Cornell in February 1945 a day after his medical discharge.
Extent
0.075 Linear Feet (3 folders)
Restrictions
There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.
Availability
This collection is open for research.