Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, May 24, 1943

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Letter from Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, May 24, 1943

Description

Handwritten letter and envelope with transcript by Joe Olexa to Agnes Van Der Weide, dated May 24, 1943. The envelope is sent from Co. L, 26th Infantry A.P.O.-1, c/o Postmaster New York, New York, dated May 27, 1943. In the letter, Joe writes to Agnes while stationed in North Africa and discusses the most recent movies he has seen including ''The Flying Tigers" and "The Major and the Minor." He also expresses gratitude for living through his current campaign overseas and his hope to return to Fort Devens in the United States.

Coverage

World War II

Date

1943-05-24

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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 24, 1943,” Digital Collections, accessed June 13, 2021, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/44744.
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