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Niemöller, Martin (1892-1984) to Brother Leis

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05508.195.02 Author/Creator: Niemöller, Martin (1892-1984) Place Written: Buck Hill Falls, Pennsylvania Type: Typed letter signed Date: 25 March 1947 Pagination: 2 p. 17.9 x 12.6 cm

Summary of Content: Niemoller writes to Leis that his travels in the US, where he has learned about Church life in America, are coming to an end. He thanks Leis for his prayers and fellowship: "We have been badly in need of this brotherly help and I am sure, we are now, since the situation in Germany as well as in the rest of Europe has become more embarrassing than ever before." Also mentions that he will attend the meeting of Committees of the World Council of Churches in April. Written on stationary of the Inn at Buck Hill Falls, Pennsylvania.

People: Niemöller, Martin, 1892-

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: TravelReligionWorld War IIGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

Sub Era: World War II

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