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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1710 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 February 1945 Pagination: 5 p. : envelope ; 14.2 x 21.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09414.1710 Author/Creator: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988) Place Written: France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 23 February 1945 Pagination: 5 p. : envelope ; 14.2 x 21.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Moe describes a cathedral he visited and compares the attitude the English have toward their own history versus the French attitude towards history. He also mentions that he received a package from his mother.

People: Weiner, Morris "Moe" (1909-1988)
Weiner, Sylvia (1912-2008)

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

Subjects: World War IIMilitary HistoryWomen's HistoryMarriageSoldier's LetterTravelArchitectureReligionFranceChildren and Family

Sub Era: World War II

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