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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1335 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 24 February 1945 Pagination: 3 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe reports that he had to get shots that morning. He also just received the card announcing Daniel's arrival from Mad and Ben, and heard from Marty that Olga found her own place instead of moving in with Sylvia.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryChildren and FamilyHealth and Medical

Sub Era: World War II

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