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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.0981 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 6 February 1944 Pagination: 12 p. : envelope ; 14 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe responds to Sylvia's question about English girls. He reports the only girls he has met are WAAFs or Wrens or women in service. He reports that there are more British women enrolled than Americans.

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 HistoryAir ForceAviation

Sub Era: World War II

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