Abraham Lifschitz collection, 1942-1946
- 2 boxes
- English .
- Preferred citation:
- Abraham Lifschitz 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.
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- Scope and Content:
This collection relates to Abraham Lifschitz, a Polish native, who served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945 with the 100th Infantry Division in the European Theater. This collection contains military service records, wartime publications, religious items, and brief correspondence with his niece, Roberta, who donated this collection. Additionally, this collection contains a veteran hat and handkerchief from an unknown relative who served in World War I, as well as Lifschitz's unit patch, cigarette case, marksmanship badge, bracelet of French francs, dog-tags, and a banner commemorating his unit's history.
- Biographical / Historical:
Abraham Lifschitz, a Polish native, served in the US Army from 1942-1945. He served in Europe with the 100th Infantry Division until the end of the war.
- World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Germany
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Western Front
Polish Americans -- History.
Poland -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
United States. Army--History--World War, 1939-1945
- United States. Army. Infantry Division, 100th
- Vosges, Battle of the, France, 1945