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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1288 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 December 1944 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe describes his new accommodations, and talks about which items he needs and doesn't need like cigarettes, candy and toiletries. He says he is glad Sylvia is getting a full night's sleep.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryMilitary CampDiet and nutritionTobacco and SmokingPersonal Hygiene

Sub Era: World War II

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