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Diamond, Sidney (1922-1945) to Estelle Spero

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09120.083 Author/Creator: Diamond, Sidney (1922-1945) Place Written: Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 5 August 1942 Pagination: 5 p. ; 15.5 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Diamond informs that he will be moved at some time the following week, but that he is still unaware as to where he is being sent. Sidney then describes the day's activities - a session on "night operations" in the morning, and the afternoon spent in the field making field sketches for maps. He expresses frustration that the board selecting the soldiers to attend officer candidate school has not yet contacted him.

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

Subjects: World War IISoldier's LetterMilitary HistorySurveyingOffice Seeker

Sub Era: World War II

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