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Guide to the DeWayne Lundgren Papers
1942-1945
  MS 393

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Biographical Note

DeWayne Lundgren was from Brooklyn, New York. Lundgren joined army in late 1942. He was sent to Signal Corps basic training in Fort Edison New Jersey, then to the Eastern Signal Corps School at Fort Monmouth for three months training as part of the 15th Signal Training Regiment. His courses there included telephone installation. After graduation, he joined 830th Signal Service Company and in June 1943 he was sent to Africa. In February 1944 he arrived in England, where he spent some time as a driver among other duties for the army.

Bertha Doktor began her training for the United States Cadets Nurses Corps in early 1944 and was posted to a hospital in Jersey City, N.J.