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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09662.109 Author/Creator: Schwartz, Warren Harold, 1914-1992; Place Written: Lancaster, South Carolina Type: Letter signed Date: 29 October 1941 Pagination: 2 p. : envelope

One letter addressed to Morris and Eva Schwartz from Warren Schwartz dated October 29. 1941. Describes different types of explosives they train with and life on the base.

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