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Schwartz, Warren Harold., 1914-1992; to Mother, Father, and Ruthie

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09662.017 Author/Creator: Schwartz, Warren Harold., 1914-1992; Place Written: Fort Bragg, North Carolina Type: Letter signed Date: 28 May 1941 Pagination: 2 p. : envelope

One letter addressed to Mother, Father, and Ruthie from Warren Schwartz dated May 28, 1941. Pertains to his upcoming Memorial Day plans. Pertains to receiving the package they sent him, his group of friends and their nicknames, being picked for camouflage school and chiseling cigarettes.

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