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Institute on WWII and the Human Experience
Collection ID: 02.02.0098

Daniel Dean Becker collection, September 9, 1999

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Location of this collection:
116 Honors Way
Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
Restrictions:
This collection is open to all researchers.
Terms of Access:
Permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast works from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience must be requested and granted in writing by the director of the Institute. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Institute on World War II as the owner of the physical items and the copyright holder. Possession of a copy of an item does not constitute permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast it. The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience reserves the right to refuse permission to individuals and publishers who have not complied with its policies. Permission fees must be paid before images are provided. Please contact the director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience for current publication and duplication rates.
Preferred citation:
Daniel Dean Becker collection, Institute on World War II and the Human Experience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

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Summary

Extent:
1 folders and 1 folder
Language:
English .
Preferred citation:
Daniel Dean Becker collection, Institute on World War II and the Human Experience, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL.

Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open to all researchers.

Terms Of Use:

Permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast works from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience must be requested and granted in writing by the director of the Institute. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Institute on World War II as the owner of the physical items and the copyright holder. Possession of a copy of an item does not constitute permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast it. The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience reserves the right to refuse permission to individuals and publishers who have not complied with its policies. Permission fees must be paid before images are provided. Please contact the director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience for current publication and duplication rates.

Background

Scope and Content:

This collection relates to Daniel Dean Becker who served in the 110th Signal Corps, 10th Mountain Division in Italy during World War II. This collection contains a veterans questionnaire and memoir entitled "Memoirs of a Signalman: 110 Signal Compant, 10th Mountain Division, Italy World War II."

Biographical / Historical:

Daniel Dean Becker was born on July 30, 1925 in Southbend, Indiana. In December 1943, shortly after his 18th birthday, Becker was inducted at Camp Atteberry in Southern Indiana. From there, he was assigned to the Signal Corps and send to Camp Crowder for basic training. Becker then went to Chicago where he learned the automatic dial central office repair. He was then sent to Camp Carson, Colorado. He served in the 10th Mountain Division as a mule skinner. Becker then went to Italy where he fixed switchboards. Becker was discharged on April 23, 1946. Following his service, Becker worked as an electrical engineer starting with the Navy missile program before joining NASA in Houston. Daniel Dean Becker passed away in 2008 at the age of 83.

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