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Clinton Gardner papers

MS-1109
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1109

Description

The collection contains one damaged World War II helmet, two correspondence scrapbooks and photographs relating to Gardner's war service. The letters chronicle Gardner's time in the Army during WWII and include accounts of D-day, life in a military hospital, and the administration of the Buchenwald prison camp. The damage to the helmet was incurred by shrapnel on Gardner's landing at "Utah Beach", Normandy.

Photographs contain images of Buchenwald prison, areas around Malmedy, Belgium as well as the effects of war on urban and rural areas.

Dates

  • 1942 - 1945

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

3 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Overview

Contains one damaged World War II helmet, correspondence scrapbooks and photographs relating to Gardner's war service. Includes accounts of D-day, life in a military hospital, and the administration of the Buchenwald prison camp.

Related Materials

DOH-175

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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