Guide to the Joseph G. Caron Diary, 1941-1944

Collection number: MS 192
Size: (1 item) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Joseph G. Caron (dates unknown)

Gunners-mate on the USS Washington from Nashua, N.H.

About the Joseph G. Caron Diary (1941-1944)

Sixty-six page standard issue diary (”My Life in the Service”) recording Caron’s enlistment in the U.S. Navy and the action he saw in World War II, particularly in the South Pacific (the Battles of Savo Island in the Solomons and Guadalcanal).

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

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Preferred Citation

Joseph G. Caron Diary, 1941-1944, MS 192, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Purchased: Charles Apfelbaum, Apr. 2, 2001 (Accession number: 2001.15)