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Unknown Pre-application Form for National Service Life Insurance

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1603 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: 1929-1945 Pagination: 1 p. ; 21 x 27.2 cm.

Summary of Content: This is Moe's pre-application form for national service life insurance. It includes address, birthday, enlistment date, Sylvia's information and his mother's information.

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

Subjects: World War IIMilitary HistoryInsuranceDeath

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