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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1341 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 2 March 1945 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe reports that he went to the premiere of "My Reputation." He describes the plot at great length. He has heard Sylvia has been in touch with Lillian Krass. He also read that the Germans haven't advanced much farther than the 39 miles they were from Berlin.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryArt, Music, Theater, and FilmGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: World War II

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