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Donald Q. Coster collection

Document | Accession Number: 2016.394.1

The collection contains 2 scrapbooks documenting the wartime experiences of Col. Donald Q. Coster, who served as an ambulance driver with the American Field Service in France in 1940, served with the Navy in North Africa, 1941-1945, and the Office of Strategic Service (O.S.S.) in Belgium in 1945. The first scrapbook documents his capture and eventual release by the German army near Amiens, France in 1940. Included are photographs, newspaper clippings, letters and telegrams, and other ephemera. The second scrapbook documents Coster's experiences in North Africa and the European theater, 1941-1946. Included are clippings, letters, artwork from the Djelfa internment camp in Algeria, photographs, awards, and military records.

Date
1940-1946  (inclusive)
Extent
2 scrapbooks.
Extent
2 oversize boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of the Family of Col. Donald Q. Coster.
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Record last modified: 2018-05-07 09:50:50
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