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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09611.123 Author/Creator: Graeff, Leonard Eugene, (1920-2016) Place Written: Great Lakes, Illinois Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 19 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 19, 1943. Leonard writes that he got the air letter they sent him. He advises that it is not really worth the price as it takes about the same time as first class but costs more. He hopes to be done training in eighteen more days. He says you can tell it's soon since a bunch of the guys are counting down the days till they leave for home. Leonard is not as anxious because the sooner you get home the sooner your nine days are up and you're sent who knows where. He is glad everyone liked the picture so much. He will have to get more done when he has his dress uniform and is home for leave. He complains about getting another haircut and drills. He says they are trying to kill them with how hard they are working them.

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 MobilizationsMilitary Training

Sub Era: World War II

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