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Register of the William J. Niederpruem papers
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Description
The William J. Niederpruem papers document the career of an American military officer who served in the United States Army during both World War I and World War II, and who was part of the American occupation authority in Japan after the end of the Second World War. As a staff officer with the 32nd Division, American Expeditionary Forces, Niederpruem served in France and Germany during 1918-1919. His collection includes orders and reports relating to this period, as well as a number of photographs and postcards depicting battlefield scenes from World War I. Much of the collection consists of printed matter, including pamphlets published by the American military during both world wars and serial issues with articles relating to World War II. There are also copies of newspapers with coverage of the ouster of General Douglas MacArthur during the Korean War.
Extent
4 manuscript boxes and 6 oversize boxes (4 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.