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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1116 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 June 1944 Pagination: 5 p. : envelope ; 16 x 24 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe had classes in an open field where they discovered strawberries growing. He finally received Sylvia's letter written on D-Day. He thought it very well written. He doesn't think the Germans will last much longer.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryGeography and Natural HistoryDiet and nutritionD-DayEducationGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: World War II

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