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Paul C. Turner Papers

Identifier: M2040

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence (1943); military papers (1943-1945).


  • 1943-1945


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Paul C. Turner was born in Portland, Or. in 1923 and enlisted in the Army at Corvallis, Or. in 1942. At the time of enlistment he was unmarried and had attended one year of college. Turner joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was assigned to Headquarters, the 1st Battalion of the 86th Infantry Regiment. He also served with Company K of the 86th Infantry and with Company A of the 85th Infantry. Turner was transferred to Camp Swift, Tex. before being sent to Italy. He attained the rank of Private First Class. Turner died in 1996.


1 envelope

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Paul C. Turner, 2000.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

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Repository Details

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

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