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Schwartz, Warren Harold, 1914-1992; to Mother and Dad

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09662.085 Author/Creator: Schwartz, Warren Harold, 1914-1992; Place Written: Charleston, South Carolina Type: Letter signed Date: 27 September 1941 Pagination: 2 p. : envelope

Summary of Content: One letter addressed to Morris and Eva Schwartz from Warren Schwartz dated September 27, 1941. Mentions driving duty back to Fort Bragg to retrieve more gas for stoves. Explains mail process.

People: Schwartz, Eva, fl. 1941-1944
Schwartz, Warren Harold, 1914-1992
Schwartz, Morris, fl. 1941-1944

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

Subjects: Soldiers and CiviliansJewish AmericansWorld War IISoldier's LetterMilitary ServiceMilitary TrainingRecreationChildren and Family

Sub Era: World War II

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