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Curt Pfaff



Curt Pfaff was a student at Albany State when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. He joined the Enlisted Reserve Program, but remained at State until March 1, 1943. He joined the 10th Mountain Division (Ski Troops) at Camp Hale, Colorado.

He expected that he would be sent to Europe, but instead he were sent to the South Pacific with the Signal Corps on Guadalcanal. In 1945, as the Allies island-hopped across the Pacific, he was injured on Leyte in the Philippines and returned to the US. He was discharged in January 1946, in time to begin the second term at Albany, three years after he left. He completed his degree in 1948.

Read more about Pfaff in the Louis C. Jones Letters:

Letter of March 14, 1945




Updated October 1, 2001