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Guide to the Charles F. Unrath World War II diary
1941-1944

Collection number: HMC-0541.
Creator: Unrath, Charles F.
Title: Charles F. Unrath World War II diary.
Dates: 1941-1944.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: Collection materials in English.
Collection summary: Diary of a U.S. Army serviceman stationed in the Aleutians and Anchorage, Alaska.

Biographical note:
Charles F. Unrath was born on March 20, 1918 and died in 1998. Originally from the Philadelphia area, Unrath was a Private First Class in the U.S. Army during World War II. Unrath served with the 861st Signal Service Company in Alaska from December 1942 to December 1944. While in Alaska, he was stationed in Dutch Harbor, Adak, Umnak, and Anchorage.

Collection description:
This collection consists of a diary compiled by Charles Unrath during his service in the US Army during World War II. The diary contains twenty-nine pages of handwritten entries including identification, dates and locations of where Unrath was stationed, addresses, messages from fellow soldiers, and daily entries from a short period during the summer of 1942.

Rights note: The Archives does not hold copyright to this diary.

Preferred citation: Charles F. Unrath World War II diary, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note:  This collection was purchased at internet auction by the Archives in 2001.

Processing information: This collection was described by Kathleen Hertel-Baker in 2001.