Papers of a soldier in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
3 folders 120 digital files
Finding aid prepared by: Polly Reynolds
Scope and Content:
Duink's papers include a typed compilation of his letters during his service, a roster and rules of the 167th Company Transportation Corps, and transportation drawings, along with a photograph album including scenes of ports, camps in England and France, the countryside of Russia, Murmansk, men on patrol and in camp, battle casualties, battle damage and construction on the railroad, Russian people, village scenes, fortifications, allied soldiers, airplanes, repair of railroad cars, and the voyage home.
Biographical / Historical:
Private 167th Company Transportation Corps in the Murmansk, Russia area during the American intervention in North Russia, 1918-1919.
The collection was donated by John Duink, of Media, Pennsylvania, in 2007 (Donor no.: 9892 ).
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