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Greenbaum, Edward (1890-1970) A Lawyer's Job; In Court- In the Army- In the Office

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09620.348 Author/Creator: Greenbaum, Edward (1890-1970) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Book signed Date: 1976 Pagination: 1 v. : x, 246 p. ; 22.9 x 15.8 cm.

An autobiography by Edward S. Greenbaum detailing his experiences as a lawyer and a solider.

The book is inscribed "to Frieda Epstir [no relation to Bob Stone], Lots of good wishes and happy memories over the year, Edward Greenbaum."

A note included with the collection writes "this is the book written by Bob's Uncle Edward Greenbaum who served from 1940 to after the war- and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service. I believe this book is out of print."

Robert "Bob" Stone was a Bombardier in World War II and served in the Pacific Front. These letters, were compiled by Bob's wife, Sheila M. Stone, and Ali Adair into a book named Letters in a Box. This book details Bob's service to his country, and his life after the war. Bob's letters were donated to the collection by his wife, Sheila M. Stone, in 2017. It contains a variety of letters, postcards, patches, pins, photographs, and scrapbooks that relate to Bob's training and combat missions.

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