Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, May 20, 1943

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Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, May 20, 1943

Description

Handwritten letter and envelope with transcript by Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, dated May 20, 1943. The envelope is sent from Co. L, 26th Infantry A.P.O.-1, c/o Postmaster New York, New York, dated May 23, 1943. In the letter, Joe writes to Agnes while stationed in North Africa and reaches a personal record for longest letter that reaches eight pages in length. In those pages, he covers various subjects such as the war in Africa ending and how he spent Easter Sunday in a fox hole.

Coverage

World War II

Date

1943-05-20

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Publisher

Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Relation

Veterans History Project (U.S.)

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application/pdf

Type

Text

Language

eng

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Citation

Olexa, Joseph P., “Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, May 20, 1943,” Digital Collections, accessed June 13, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/44742.
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