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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1439 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 25 June 1945 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe tells Sylvia to tell his mother not to get her hopes up for Christmas or any other time that he may be coming home. He writes that he has enclosed a leaf from one of those trees he mentioned with the nice smelling blossoms, but it is not included here.

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

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

Subjects: MarriageSoldier's LetterWorld War IIWomen's HistoryMilitary HistoryHolidays and CelebrationsChildren and FamilyGeography and Natural History

Sub Era: World War II

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