Soldier from New York City, N.Y., member of Medical Detachment, 339th U.S. Infantry who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes summary of his activities and military orders relating to his service in the Polar Bear expedition to Archangel.
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Finding aid prepared by: Len Coombs
Scope and Content:
The papers include a copy of the "Summary of activities of medical personnel with 1st Battalion 339th Infantry, Sept. 1918-May 1919, which describes medical work at Shenkursk and fighting at Toulgas, Sept. 1918; Kodema [?], Dec. 1918; and Vistafka, Jan.-Feb. 1919. Also included are Katz's promotion and discharge papers.
Biographical / Historical:
Resident of New York City, served as captain, Medical Detachment, 339th Infantry.
The collection was donated by Henry Katz, of New York, New York, in 1965 (Donor no.: 4226 ).
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