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Call Number: RH MS 228
Overview This collection of German State Documents, collected by Dr. Charles Sidman, History Professor at the University of Kansas, contains copies of books, book chapters, newspaper articles, dissertations and memoirs from archives throughout Germany. The collection contains information concerning World War I through the mid-1920s, including the "Dolchstoss", or "stab-in-the-back" legend. Following the surrender of Germany in 1918, many right-wing groups claimed that the German Army did not lose...
Dates: 1890 - 1968
Call Number: MS P642
Overview Walter F. Bopp was born October 19, 1892 in Dallas, Texas to Swiss emigrants Jacob and Mary Bopp. During World War I, he served in its American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) as Private First Class (Pfc.) in Company F of the U. S. Army's 359th Infantry. The collection's twenty-five letters relate to Private Bopp's military service in France. Eleven letters from Private Bopp, dating from 1918 to 1919, are to his parents, his sister Annie, and his fiancée, Lura Budrow, all of Dallas. His letters are...
Dates: 1918 - 1921