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Pemberton, John M. To Mrs. John M. Pemberton

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09598.05 Author/Creator: Pemberton, John M. Place Written: Seoul, Korea Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 18 November 1950 Pagination: 3 p. : envelope ; 26.2 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Letter dated Seoul, November 18, 1950 addressed to his wife, "My Darling." Describes his adoration of her and expresses missing her. Admits that he hadn't sent as much mooney to her as he should have and promises to send something by the end of the month. Mentions having fired his Senior Controller for drinking, relays who took over the position. Mentions losing a bet with another soldier that the song "Goodnight Irene," would be No. 1 on the Hit Parade.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Korean WarSoldier's LetterMilitary HistoryUS Army Air Forces

Sub Era: Postwar Politics and the Cold War

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