|Abstract:||Collection of Harry Isak's military service. Meritorious service medals, certificates and memorabilia.|
|Quantity:||1 linear ft.|
Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005. It was processed as part of a collaborative project between the Estonian Archives in the USA (Lakewood, New Jersey), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2012. Gristel Ramler and Tiina Trumberg of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
Vietnam Veteran, US Army Sergeant. Served in Vietnam several times (in 1967, 1969 and 1970). Received numerous awards for his service. Bronze star medal 1967, 1970, 1971 for meritorious achievment in ground operations in Vietnam. Also received a meritorious service medal for service as Non-Commissioned Officer in Fort Polk, Louisiana 02.03.1972 - 30.06.1975. Retired from the army in 1975. Participated in the Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program as a weapons instructor 1976-1978.
Archive consists of 7 folders. Folder 1 consists of documents related to Harry Isak's service in the U.S. military, rest of the folders consist of Harry Isak's memorabilia.
The Isak, Harry collection is available for public research.
The Isak, Harry collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota.
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The Isak, Harry Papers, Estonian American Collection, IHRC Archives, University of Minnesota
|FOLDER 1. Retirement certificates, rifle competition certificates and certificates related to Harry Isak's service in the U.S. Military Forces. 1966-1977|
|FOLDER 2. Soldier's steel helmet from March 1969. Belonged to Harry Isak in Vietnam. 1969|
|FOLDER 3. U.S. Army hat. Belonged to Harry Isak after retirement.|
|FOLDER 4. Head scarf (cutra) belonging to the Saudi Arabia National Qardi uniform, a circlet and a badge. 1976-1978|
|FOLDER 5. Trophy. Fort Polk Louisiana 1973 Pistol Team champion member. 1973|
|FOLDER 6. Trophy. Central Arkansas Gun Club. 19 State Match 66. 2nd Exp. Mil. 200 vd. Stand. 1966|
|FOLDER 7. Trophy. Fort Polk Louisiana 1973 Pistol Team champion member. 1973|