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Sol Wachovsky Papers

Identifier: TMD115

Scope and Contents

1 pencil sketch of an uknown soldier by soldier Sol Wachovsky.


  • 1943


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Sol Wachovsky was born in Illinois State in 1922. He was living in Cook County, Ill. when he enlisted in the Army on July 31, 1940. At the time of his enlistment, Wachovsky had completed three years of high school, was single and working as a filling station attendant. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Lewis, Wash. where he was assigned to the 87th Mountain Infantry Regiment. Wachovsky attained the rank of corporal and served at every station to which the 10th Mountain Division was assigned during World War II. He was wounded during combat operations near Querciola, Italy on February 20, 1945.


1 box

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, James F. Corrigan, 2005.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

Sol Wachovsky Papers
Keli Schmid
September 16, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy
Denver CO 80204 United States