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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1183 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 28 August 1944 Pagination: 6 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe writes that there is an abundance of snails, slugs and frogs in France. He writes about the hedges of France, and instructs Sylvia to see Lew (illegible) Jacobson for a new suit or coat.

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 HistoryFranceClothing and Accessories

Sub Era: World War II

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