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Soldiers -- Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Everett B. Andrews Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4170
Overview Letters describing camp life written by Everett B. Andrews to his sister Lillian in St. Albans, Vermont, while he was stationed on the Island of Tinian in the Marianas after Allied forces captured it in 1944.
Dates: 1945

Gordy Brule Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4166
Overview Letters written by and to Gordon "Gordy" Brule who served in the 447th Bomb Squad World War II.
Dates: 1943-1949

Eleanor Drenth Dodson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4165
Overview Letters written in the 1940s to Eleanor ("Ellie" or "Elly") Drenth Dodson of Portland, Oregon, and San Diego, California, from her mother, Mabel Anderson Drenth, who lived in Fresno, California.
Dates: 1942-1946

William A. Lyle Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4164
Overview Letters written by William A. Lyle from 1943 to 1946, primarily to his mother in New York City, while he was serving in the United States Naval Reserves at the U.S. Naval bases in Maryland, California, and Hawaii, during World War II.
Dates: 1943-1945

Redden-Lancaster Families World War II Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4163
Overview Letters from Lloyd D. (Don) and Sergeant Glen C. Redden, and Robert Lancaster to the Redden's sister and brother-in-law and Lancaster's brother and sister-in-law, Barbara and James Lancaster. The letters illustrate the similar and differing experiences the men had during the war and depict a soldier's life from basic training to deployment.
Dates: 1941-1945