Godfrey J. Anderson papers: Undated
Godfrey J. Anderson papers
Anderson, Godfrey J., -1981
1 volume (86 pages)
"The 337th field hospital in north Russia, 1918-1919," a reminiscence of a soldier in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition."86660;AA
The materials are in English.
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The collection was donated by Godfrey J. Anderson, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1980 (Donor no.: 6509).
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Anderson, Godfrey J., The 337th field hospital in north Russia, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
Anderson served with the 337th Field Hospital during the American intervention in North Russia, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
Collection Scope and Content Note
The reminiscence describes his training at Camp Custer, the journey to Russia, the Russian countryside and towns, hospital work in Shenkursk, Ust Vaga and Osinova, fighting at Nijni Gora, Jan. 1919, the evacuation of Shenkursk, Jan. 1919, and his return to the United States. It includes sketch maps of the Dvina-Vaga front and of the battle at Nijni Gora and Ust Padenga, Jan. 19, 1919.
This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.
- Soviet Union -- History -- Allied intervention, 1918-1920.
- World War, 1914-1918.
- Polar Bear Expedition.
- Anderson, Godfrey J., -1981.