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Joseph Williams Sammarco Korean War correspondence

 Collection — Box: Korea 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: 2014-118-w-r

Scope and Contents

53 letters, 14 photographs, a last will and testament, an article, and a Basic Parachutist Badge from Corporal Joseph Sammarco, who served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, 1950-1951. Most of the letters are addressed to his wife, who he refers to as Bobbie.


  • 1950 April 15-1951 August 16

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.


0.25 Linear Feet (4 folders)


53 Letters, 14 photos, and a newspaper article pertaining to Cpl. Joseph W. Sammarco, USA, during his tour of duty in the Korean War 1950-1951. Sammarco was a member of the 37th Field Artillery battery. All materials are originals.


This collection is organized in chronological order and by materials type.

Folder 1: Correspondence, April-December 1950

Folder 2: Correspondence, January-August 1951

Folder 3: Photographs

Folder 4: Articles, last will and testament, Basic Parachutist Badge
Finding Aid for Joseph Williams Sammarco Korean War Correspondence
Daniel Levy
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States