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Davis, T. J. (fl. 1945-) to All Concerned

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05622.05.02 Author/Creator: Davis, T. J. (fl. 1945-) Place Written: Supreme Headquarters Type: Typed letter signed Date: 10 May 1945 Pagination: 2 p. ; 21.5 x 28 cm.

Summary of Content: Reports congratulations from President Truman, the Secretary of War, the Secretary of the Navy, the Admiral King, Admiral Nimitz, the Queen of the Netherlands and the Prime Minister of Canada.

People: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: World War IIMilitary HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsNavy

Sub Era: World War II

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