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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1484 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: Camp Boston Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 19 August 1945 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 15 x 23 cm.

Moe ate fried chicken livers for lunch. He knows the mess hall Sgt. He tells Sylvia not be jealous of his travels because they are nothing compared to the drudgery of being a soldier. He assures her he has not had time to even think about girls while in the army, nor would he want to.

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