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Johnson, Danny M. Research Collection
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Description
The collection includes 35 photographs, printed copies of newspaper articles, descriptions of the property, copies of relevant leasing and court documents, Johnson's personal notes on the location, maps, a printed copy of a PowerPoint presentation, and notes on public speaking events relating to Camp Kohler. This collection is a reflection of the comprehensive research efforts of Johnson. Original order and labeling choices of Johnson have been maintained, with one archival box being organized by year and the other by the historical property's name or purpose at that time and/or topic.
Background
Lieut. Col. (USAF ret.) Danny Johnson is a private military scholar who has contributed to "On Point" and a number of other military publications. He specializes in World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, and historic posts. He has worked as a civilian on the Department of the Army staff at the Pentagon, and as Command Historian for U.S. Army Information Systems Command and 5th Signal Command. He served a short tour in Operation IRAQI FREEDOM in 2003, documenting Signal Corps involvement in the invasion. As a private military scholar, he has authored "Answering the Call in Time of War: A History of Camp Kohler and the Western Signal Corps School" (2018), "Military Communications Supporting Peacekeeping Operations in the Balkans" (2000), edited "The European Signal Corps Order of Battle" (2001), and contributed numerous inserts to the "Oxford Companion to Military History" (2001) and "Military Communications from Ancient Times to the 21st Century" (2007). In addition publishing, he is known as an advocate for the Signal Corps and its history. He currently resides in Sacramento, California.
Extent
1 Linear Feet 2 Archival Boxes