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Collection David J. Cox
WVM ID Number WVM Mss 1762
Object Name Archive
Title Papers and photographs, 1951-1953
Year Range from 1951
Year Range to 1953
Event Korean War
Description Papers and photographs pertaining to the service of David J. Cox, a Watertown, Wisconsin, resident who served with the 501st Engineer Supply Port Company during the Korean War. Manuscripts include his training certificate as a demolitions specialist, service records, and various special orders. Photographs are from his time in Korea and include images of civilians, landscapes such as buildings and town streets, and base camp buildings. Also included are images of soldiers, various military equipment, and an image of a blimp over a few Naval vessels. Most of the images have been identified by Cox. Oversized photographs are two yearbook style pages of Company B, 91st Heavy Tank Battalion, which was the unit Cox trained with while stationed at Fort Leonard Wood (Missouri) in 1951. All individuals are identified and are arranged by company officers and platoons.
Extent and Medium of Description Papers : 0.1 linear feet (1 folder) and
Photographs : 0.1 linear feet (2 folders and 1 oversized flat folder)
Subjects Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Watertown.
Veterans -- Wisconsin -- Watertown.
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Pictorial works.
United States. Army. Engineer Company, 501st.
United States. Army. Heavy Tank Battalion, 91st. Company B.
Black-and-white photographs.
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Cold War