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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1405 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 May 1945 Pagination: 6 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe went to visit the new H.E.F Club near the outskirts of town by a champagne factory. He writes that he may have been too unhopeful regarding the future, and that it's possible he could come on home on furlough before being shipped anywhere else.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryAlcoholIndustryFrance

Sub Era: World War II

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