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Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) to Sylvia Weiner

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0903 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 January 1944 Pagination: 2 p. : envelope ; 22.5 x 29 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe tried Chinese food in England and said it wasn't very good, but this may be because it was late. He tells Sylvia he does not need any v-mail because the army supplies all he needs. He is concerned about what the mechanic told her about the car, and says Hy should look at it first. Marty, Jack, and Moe took a walk into town while they looked at English houses.

People: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988)
Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryAsiaDiet and nutritionPost OfficeAutomobileArchitecture

Sub Era: World War II

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