|Creator:||Camp, Paul A.|
|Title:||Paul A. Camp papers|
|Quantity:||1.4 Linear feet (1 half box, 1 oversized box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of papers of Paul A. Camp from 1943-1945. The papers include correspondence; printed U.S. Army materials including handbooks, pamphlets, and regulations; photographs of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp; and copies of the Stars and Stripes and the Yank. The correspondence is from Camp to his aunt, Emily DeVore, written from Belgium, France, Germany, and Czechoslovokia during Camp's service with the 86th Chemical Mortar Battalion during World War II. While the letters mainly contain personal information, they also include some discussion of the various areas, military life, and civilians.|
Paul A. Camp, soldier with the 86th Chemical Mortar Battalion during World War II. Served in the European theater. The 86th Chemical Mortar Battalion was activated in May 1943 in Texas and was inactivated after the war in 1946. The battalion went to England and France in 1944. The 86th was involved in Ardennes-Alsace, Central Europe, Normandy, Northern France, and Rhineland. The unit ended the war in Czechoslovakia and returned home in July 1945.
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Paul A. Camp papers. MS 2333. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.