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Edward S. Kahovec Papers

Identifier: M2216

Scope and Contents

Collection contains: 10th Mountain Division military police arm band (1943-1945), welcome home booklet (1945), commendation letter (1945), Blizzard newsletters (1945), 10th Infantry Division remembrance magazine (n.d.).


  • 1943-1945


Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed with the appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be given on behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It is not intended to include or permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained by the customer. The imply Library does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of the manuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproduction restrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

Biographical / Historical

Edward S. Kahovec was born on December 17, 1919 in Queens, N.Y and enlisted in the Army on January 13, 1942 at Fort Dix, N.J. At the time of his enlistment he was unmarried, had completed three years of high school and working as a driver. He joined the 10th Mountain Division and served as a member of Company C and later with Company A of the 727th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Unit. Kahovec attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. He Kahovec died on August 8, 1995 in Canandaigua, Ontario County, N.Y. and is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery.


1 envelope

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift; Sandra Kent; 2015.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

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

Edward S. Kahovec Papers
Keli Schmid
December 11, 2020
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Repository Details

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

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Denver CO 80204 United States