Paul Ohlms collection
Scope and Contents
The collection includes several items belong to World War II Navy machinist first class, Paul Ohlms of New Jersey. A photo album and yearbook from his years in the navy are included. A Navy newspaper called The Beach Buster, a magazine article on beach busters, a magazine called The Drive Line of which Ohlms is pictured on the front receiving training, a photocopy of Ohlms with an unsigned note, a postcard picture of Ohlms and a young lady, and several documents from his time in the Navy and receiving his US citizenship.
Biographical / Historical
Paul Ohlms became a US citizen on December 1942 and lived in Newark, New Jersey. He was formerly Czechoslovakian. He joined the US Navy August 23, 1943 and became a machinist mate first class during World War II. He was honorably discharged on December 12, 1945 at Lido Beach, New York.
1.2 Linear Feet (One yearbook, five documents, a newspaper, photo album, postcard, and photocopy picture)
Language of Materials
One photo album, Navy yearbook, postcard, newspaper, two magazines, and several documents belonging to Paul Ohlms, a machinist in the US Navy from Newark, New Jersey.
Donated by Wade Hall
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Processed by Christen Robichaud, 2010
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