Harry A. Berger Second World War correspondence
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 288 personal correspondence written to TSgt. Harry A. Berger, USAAF from friends and family during the Second World War.
Authors include an assortment of individuals, including friends and family, with the bulk of the collection originating from Vivian D. Hirsch, Selena Brody and Dorothy Dopp. This collection covers a period from 1938 until 1947.
This collection also includes a small photograph of Harry A. Berger, some miscellaneous ephemera and one copy of Yank magazine, from May of 1945.
- 1938 July 20 - 1947 February 7
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
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. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.
Biographical / Historical
Technical Sergeant Harry A. Berger, United States Army Air Force was of Jewish heritage and served with 2nd Air Division, 2nd Combat Bombardment Wing, 445th Bombardment Group, Squadron 702. It is believed that he was stationed in Tibenham, United Kingdom roughly from 1942 until late 1944.
1 Linear Feet (2 document boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection contains letters to TSgt. Harry A. Berger, USAAF from friends and family during the Second World War. Also included are one a small photograph of Harry A. Berger, some miscellaneous ephemera and one copy of Yank magazine from May of 1945.
The Harry A. Berger World War Two correspondence collection is arranged by author, in chronological order.
Series 1, Correspondence from Vivian D. Hirsch (1940 - 1945)
Series 2, Correspondence from Selena Brody (1938 - 1945)
Series 3, Correspondence from Dorothy Dopp (1941 - 1943)
Series 4, Other correspondence (1939 - 1947)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Philip Berger.
- Finding Aid for the Harry A. Berger Second World War correspondence
- Norm Lee
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