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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1469 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: Reims Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 August 1945 Pagination: 8 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Moe went out with the boys. They found a cafe and ate and drank. Afterwards they went to a park where a lieutenant stopped by and struck up a conversation.

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