Inventory of the Joseph B. Mittelman miscellaneous papers

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Title: Joseph B. Mittelman miscellaneous papers
Date (inclusive): 1941-1945
Collection Number: 46026
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, memorabilia (0.5 linear feet)
Abstract: The papers include a History of 9th Division operations in Germany from 1944 to 1945 and memorabilia from the European Theater in World War II, including a helmet and other items from Nazi headquarters at Berchtesgaden, Germany.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Mittelman, Joseph B.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Joseph B. Mittelman miscellaneous papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1946.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

A First lieutenant in the United States Army during World War II, Mittelman was the division historian of the 9th Infantry Division.

Scope and Content of Collection

The papers include a History of 9th Division operations in Germany from 1944 to 1945 and memorabilia from the European Theater in World War II, including a helmet and other items from Nazi headquarters at Berchtesgaden, Germany.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Nationalsozialistische deutsche Arbeiter-Partei.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 9th.
National socialism.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Germany.

 

Collected Memorabilia

Box 1

Piece of tile from Hitler's stove at Berchtesgaden, June 1945

Box 1

Left marble corner of Hitler's big window at Berchtesgaden, 1945

Box 1

Plastiglass remnants of a Nazi plane destroyed on ground found near Munich, June 1945

Memorabilia 1

Rommel's Afrika Corps helmet captured by the 9th Division, undated

Box 1

Boat found under Hilter's bathtub in his ruined house in Berchtesgaden, June 1945

Box 1

Face of clock from the SS Barracks, Berchtesgaden, found under rubble, June 1945

Box 1

Black case and contents, June 1945

Scope and Content Note

Contents include: kit case from Ingolstadt signal warehouse, pipes from Wehrmacht Barracks, Ingolstadt, wrenches from signal warehouse, Ingolstadt, pencil from captured stocks, Ingolstadt, and a key to the Ingolstadt ordnance plant
Box 1

Hand made book commemorating Nazi Party principles found at Göring's headquarters, Gabersee, Bavaria, 1945

Box 1

Scattered issues of the San Francisco Examiner, Chronicle, Call Bulletin, News and other miscellaneous periodicals, undated