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Guide to the Fred Pfeiffer Papers, RG 354

Listed by:  Catherine Conner
Date:  10/14/99


Date Span:  March 1918 January 1919

Size of Collection: 9 file folders

Biographical Sketch:  Top Sergeant Fred L. Pfeiffer (Aviation Section-Signal Corps) of Brooklyn, New York, never fought on the front in World War I.  He moved to various U.S. bases including South San Antonio, Texas; Omaha, Nebraska; and Arcadia, California.

Scope / Content:  Letters from Pfeiffer during his service in World War I to his wife Genevieve in Brooklyn, New York.  Pfeiffer describes his experience of training men in aviation signal work in World War I.  This experiences provides a different perspective about World War I than the men who were at the front.


Box 1

  1. March 1918

  2. April 1918

  3. May 1918

  4. June 1 14, 1918

  5. June 15 28, 1918

  6. July 1918

  7. August 1918

  8. September October 1918

  9. November 1918 January 1919.


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