Mark Biegel was an Information and Education Officer of the 21st Infantry of the United States Army stationed in Japan during the Occupation. He received the Army Commendation Ribbon for the success of the information program under his supervision for the 21st Infantry’s publication, The Diamond News, and for his supervision of the Unit College. This collection contains scanned images of photographs that date from October 1945 through August 1946, as well as scans of Biegel's service record, training certificate, and military police card.
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The materials were donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by Mark M. Biegel on June 8, 2009.