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Joseph Stern Papers

Identifier: M2158

Scope and Contents

Collection contains a copy of Stern's individual deceased personnel file (1945-1951); copy of certification of military service (2004); copies of correspondence regarding record searches (2003-2004).


  • 1945-2004


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

Joseph Stern was born on July 15, 1916 in Pa. and enlisted in the Army on January 8, 1944 at Philadelphia, Pa. At the time of his enlistment, he was married, had completed four years of high school, and working as a manager. Stern joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Swift, Tex. where he was assigned to Company E, later with Company H of the 86th Infantry Regiment. He was killed in action on April 16, 1945 near Rocca di Roffeno, Italy.


1 envelope

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Steven Stern, 2013.


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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