Mathias C. Helbach Collection
This collection contains papers, documents, and a scrapbook related to World War II veteran Mathias C. Helbach’s experience during the war in both the Mediterranean and European Theaters. Included is a history of the 9th Infantry during the African Sicilian Campaign, titled “Headquarters 9th Infantry Division APO 9” (1942); a photocopy of a manuscript about the 39th Infantry Regiment Medical Detachment titled “The Medicos Move Forward” (undated); and a document titled “Battalion Aid Station SOP” (undated). Helbach’s scrapbook contains 118 pages that are filled with mostly photographs and postcards from his time deployed in Africa, Sicily, England, France, and Germany.
The material in this collection is in English.
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0.25 Linear Feet (1 flat box)
This collection contains papers, documents, and a scrapbook related to World War II veteran Mathias C. Helbach’s experience during the war in both the Mediterranean and European Theaters.
Mathias Helbach was born November 23, 1913 and died in 1996. He is buried in Fort Pierce, St Lucie County, Florida. Helbach served in World War II; before deployment, he was stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, for field training.
This collection consists of a single folder and one oversized box.
This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1314.
This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee’s Center for the Study of War and Society.