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PETR, OTTO VINCENT Papers. 1942-1944

.25 cu ft

Call No. 168.7166

IRIS Nos. 1029460, 1029529, 1029829-1029831, 1030185

(1915-1995). Private First Class. USA, 1941-1945. Born 9 March 1915, Cicero, IL. Service assignments include: Infantryman, Garrison duty, Company I, 132nd Infantry, American Division, Guadalcanal, 1942-1943. Contributing author to American Diaries of World War II (1982).

Personal papers relating to Petr's US Army service during WWII. Includes a draft of a diary written by Petr while assigned to Guadalcanal (Mar - Apr 1943). Also includes other writings about Guadalcanal by other sources edited and/or quoted by Petr (1942-1944).

Related materials located elsewhere in the Document Collection, Air Force Historical Research Agency, include South Pacific historical narratives (K146.01-186).