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World War, 1914-1918

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit Two During World War I, 1918-1919

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Identifier: B255.01.0001.0002.00001
Overview American soldiers in the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit 2, Third Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces posing for a group photograph in Europe. The photograph shows 26 members of the unit. Two soldiers stand near house on right side of photograph. Another soldier stands to the rear on the left side of the photograph. There are three houses behind the unit. On the back of the photograph is hand-written ''2nd row--4th from left--Syd.'' Syd refers to Sidney Israelski.

History of the First Corps Artillery Park, 1918-1919, 1918-1919

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Identifier: B255.01.0001.0004.00001
Overview Brief History of the First Corps Artillery Park, 1918-1919, Army of Occupation, compiled by Major Ewell C. Potts, commander of the 1st Corps Artillery Park. The history spans the years from the formation of the First Corps on January 23, 1918 to the end of occupation in Pfaffendorf, Germany on June 30, 1919. Sidney Israelski was an American soldier in the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit Two, Third Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces.

List of the First Corps Artillery Park with Addresses, 1919 July 20

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Identifier: B255.01.0001.0004.00002
Overview List of members and home addresses of the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Company No. 2 on July 20, 1919 in Brest, France. Sidney Israelski was an American soldier in the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit Two, Third Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces. His address is listed as 549 Ogden St., Denver, Colorado.

Postcard From Germany During World War I, 1919 July 9

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Identifier: B255.01.0001.0002.00002
Overview The front of the postcard shows a three-story building and a wagon. Two women are looking out of second-story windows. The translation of the German handwritten on the back of the postcard: ''To Mr. Sidney Israelski, For the pleasant memory of Germany on the banks of the beautiful Rhine, a dear enemy dedicates this picture to you. Your quarters where daily you came in and out on a daily basis from December 14, 1918 until July 13, 1919. Pfaffendorf near Coblenz on the Rhine on July, 9, 1919,...

Roster of the First Corps Artillery Park, 1919

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Identifier: B255.01.0001.0004.00003
Overview Truck Company No. Two, First Corps Artillery Park roster. There is a red circle with an image inside and around the circle is an eagle and an American flag. At the top of the roster is printed: ''First C.A.P.'' Sidney Israelski was an American soldier in the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit Two, Third Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces.

Sidney Israelski Papers

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Identifier: B255
Overview

Sidney Israelski (1897-1986) was in the United States Army in both World War I and World War II. After his brief service in World War II, he went to work in the defense industry at Winter-Weiss Company in Denver, Colorado, where he worked until he retired. This collection contains photographs, documents, and World War I medals and dog tags belonging to Israelski. This collection shows the experience of a Jewish World War I soldier.

World War I Bible with Notations, 1918-1919

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Identifier: B255.01.0001.0003.00001
Overview Readings from the Holy Scriptures for Jewish Soldiers and Sailors with diary entries on the inside cover pages. Sidney Israelski was an American soldier in the First Corps Artillery Park, Truck Unit Two, Third Army Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces. The entries begin with his enlistment on January 15, 1918 and ends with Beaufort, Luxembourg on December 1, 1918. ''Compliments of Jewish Welfare Board'' and handwritten around ''Jewish'' is ''Truck Co. #2 - 1st C.A.P.''

World War I Dog Tags

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Identifier: B255.02.0001.0001.00003
Overview The two World War I dog tags are circular and have a hole at the top. ''Sidney Israelski, Cpl.'' is engraved on the front sides of the dog tags. ''Sgt.'' has been scratched on the front of both tags. The number 1877169 is engraved on the back sides of the tags. The initial ''1'' is upside down on one of the tags. Sidney Israelski was in the United States Army during World War I.

World War I Victory Medal, 1919

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Identifier: B255.02.0001.0001.00001
Overview On the obverse side of this bronze medal is a female Victory with wings and sword in her proper right hand and shield on her proper left side. On the reverse of the metal part is a shield with U.S. in the middle and on the left and right are raised capital letters. On the left: ''France, Italy, Serbia, Japan, Montenegro, Russia, Greece'' and on the right: '' Great Britain, Belgium, Brazil, Portugal, Rumania, China''. There are three stars in raised relief on both sides of the shield on the ...

World War I Victory Ribbon

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Identifier: B255.02.0001.0001.00002
Overview There are five metal stars across the crimped material on the top. The colors of the material are from left to right: purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple. There is pin fastener on the reverse side. The primary colors fade into each other, forming the secondary colors. The companion Victory Medal was established by the U.S. Congress in 1919 and awarded to members of the U.S. Army, Navy, and Marine Corps for active service between April 6, 1917 and...