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Diamond, Sidney (1922-1945) to Estelle Spero

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09120.403 Author/Creator: Diamond, Sidney (1922-1945) Place Written: Bougainville, Papua New Guinea Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 26 April 1944 Pagination: 5 p. ; 20.5 x 27 cm.

Summary of Content: Diamond discusses the trials of being so far from one's sweetheart. He recounts the story of his former sergeant, who had been engaged, but whose ex-fiancee is now using the bedroom set that he had purchased with her new husband. He mentions that he is reading "The Making of the Mind", commenting that all of the world's ills can be cured by "intelligence."


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

Subjects: World War IISoldier's LetterMilitary HistoryWomen's HistoryLove LettersMarriageHome FurnishingsLiterature and Language ArtsScience and Technology

Sub Era: World War II

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