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Schwartz, Warren Harold., 1914-1992; to Grandma and Grandpa

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09662.019 Author/Creator: Schwartz, Warren Harold., 1914-1992; Place Written: Fort Bragg, North Carolina Type: Letter signed Date: 30 May 1941 Pagination: 2 p. : envelope

One letter addressed to S. and Mrs. S. Friedman from Warren Schwartz dated May 30, 1941. Pertains to himself and other draftees attempting to get transferred. Mentions that due to an emergency many will not be able to go to on furlough soon. Refers to his bunkmates, Lieutenant Koontz and other military officers.

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