"The 337th field hospital in north Russia, 1918-1919," a reminiscence of a soldier in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
1 volume (86 pages)
Finding aid prepared by: Len Coombs
Scope and Content:
The reminiscence describes his training at Camp Custer, the journey to Russia, the Russian countryside and towns, hospital work in Shenkursk, Ust Vaga and Osinova, fighting at Nijni Gora, Jan. 1919, the evacuation of Shenkursk, Jan. 1919, and his return to the United States. It includes sketch maps of the Dvina-Vaga front and of the battle at Nijni Gora and Ust Padenga, Jan. 19, 1919.
Biographical / Historical:
Anderson served with the 337th Field Hospital during the American intervention in North Russia, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
The collection was donated by Godfrey J. Anderson, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1980 (Donor no.: 6509 ).
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