The Resource John Best Wolffis papers, (manuscript)

John Best Wolffis papers, (manuscript)

Label
John Best Wolffis papers, ca.1943-1945
Title
John Best Wolffis papers
Inclusive dates
ca.1943-1945
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains family correspondence (n.d., 1980s, 1990s); copies of maps (1945); copies of photographs (1943-1945); 10th Mountain Division related ephemera (n.d.)
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
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Biographical or historical data
John Wolffis was born in Muskegon, Mich. in 1922 and enlisted in the Army at Kalamazoo, Mich. in 1943. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried, had completed four years of high school and working as a draftsman. Wolffis joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was assigned to Company A of the 86th Infantry Regiment. He transferred to Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. Wolffis was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions in the Apennine Mountains and Po Valley. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. Wolffis died in 1996.
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DPL
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1922-1996
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Wolffis, John Best
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Wolffis, Wilhelmina
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  • Wolffis, John Best
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military maneuvers
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Label
John Best Wolffis papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
  • Formerly cataloged under -M2049
Extent
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Wilhelmina Wolffis;
System control number
  • ocn262621441
  • (OCoLC)262621441
Label
John Best Wolffis papers, (manuscript)
Note
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
  • Formerly cataloged under -M2049
Extent
.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Wilhelmina Wolffis;
System control number
  • ocn262621441
  • (OCoLC)262621441

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