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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1277 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 6 December 1944 Pagination: 1 p. : V-Mail ; 11.5 x 14 cm.

Moe reports that he got a letter from Esme who said her boyfriend was wounded in Holland.

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