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Graeff, Leonard Eugene, (1920-2016) to Susan Prowell Graeff and Raymond James Graeff

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09611.117 Author/Creator: Graeff, Leonard Eugene, (1920-2016) Place Written: Great Lakes, Illinois Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 13 October 1943 Pagination: 4 p. : envelope ; 25.3 x 15.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One letter from Leonard Graeff to Susan Prowell Graeff and Raymond James Graeff, dated October 13, 1943. Leonard updates his parents on the mail situation. He received eight letters in one day so now he has to rush to answer them. He reports that the programs she mentioned in the last letter are only for the Ship's Company, the men who are regularly stationed at Great Lakes, not for the trainees. They did have an hour of amateur entertainment from other recruits. There was one funny guy who talked like Daffy Duck. Leonard thanks his dad for taking care of the car and tells them to say hello to everyone.

People: Graeff, Leonard Eugene, 1920-2016
Graeff, Raymond James, 1889-1963
Graeff, Susan Prowell, 1890-1967

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

Subjects: World War IIMilitary TrainingFamilyEntertaining and Hospitality

Sub Era: World War II

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